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Cork City Council Community Team Update on COVID-19

Tuesday 24 March 2020

The following information provided by the Government includes practical, useful guidance and advice for Community Groups. It is being published on behalf of the Cork City Council Community Team.

Please bring your attention to the information leaflets attached. These leaflets are published by the Department of Rural and Community Development as part of the Ireland's National Action Plan in response to COVID-19.

1.     You, Your Community and COVID-19

This leaflet is focused on on community support, vulnerable neighbours, and responses, with useful helplines and sources of information. Please click here to view leaflet 1.

2.     Advice on the Recruitment of Volunteers for Community and Voluntary Groups  

Leaflet 2 is focused on the recruitment of volunteers to respond to new community needs,priority Garda Vetting, and connecting with Cork Volunteer Centre. Please click here to view leaflet 2.

You are advised to :

1.     Read the two leaflets

2.     Circulate to those in your networks, in soft or hard copy  

3. Further Guidance 

The following leaflet contains excellent information and advice for those who may be more vulnerable during this time. Please click here to access the leaflet.

4. For people recieving help from volunteers, please see the link below

Furthermore, please click here for guidance on how to protect yourself against fraud.

For more information, please contact:
For general queries regarding the Cork City Community responses to the virus please use the following:
For health advice and the most reliable up-to-date information, see the HSE coronavirus page:
Lastly , the following number can be used to contact the HSE:
  • National Helpline Number 1850 24 1850








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