COVID-19 and public health

Overview Document An overview of information on COVID-19 on citizensinformation.ie.
This document is in: COVID-19

Public health measures for COVID-19
This document describes the key public health measures currently being taken in Ireland against COVID-19.

Face coverings during COVID-19
Wearing a face covering can help limit the spread of COVID-19. Find out what the law on face coverings in Ireland is, and read advice on how to use one safely and effectively

Cocooning during COVID-19
Find out what cocooning involves, how to access food and medical supplies safely, and details of social services supporting older and vulnerable people who are cocooning.

Restricted movement and self-isolation for COVID-19
Find out what it means to self-isolate due to COVID-19, what it means to restrict your movements and when you need to take these measures.

Testing for COVID-19
Find out what the COVID-19 test involves, who can be tested and what to do while you wait for your results.

Contact tracing
Contact tracing means finding people who have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19. This work is done by contact tracers.

Health services during COVID-19
Find out about health services, where to get health advice and how to get tested for coronavirus.