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Information about Covid 19 and how communities can help

Galway Rural Development - Wednesday, March 18, 2020

There is a lot of information in the media about the Covid 19 virus. GRD knows that there is great community spirit in Galway and here are a couple of documents which provide guidelines  and advice for supporting people to deal with Covid 19, particularly to support older people, children and how we can all maintain good mental health during this period. A telephone call to a neighbour, a bag of shopping dropped at the door - these small acts will make a great deal of difference. Stay safe and well and be kind to each other.

ALONE is a charity supporting older people to age at home. Download the document here:

ALONE - Questions and Answers about COVID 19


The HSE have put out this document  to address concerns that people will have in relation to the Covid 19 virus. Download the document here@

HSE Psychology Services Covid 19 Response


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