COVID-19 and public health

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

COVID-19: What you need to do
This document outlines the things you need to do to help contain the spread of coronavirus.

Cocooning during COVID-19
Cocooning has been introduced in Ireland to protect people who are over 70 years of age and people who are extremely medically vulnerable to COVID-19 by minimising interactions between them and other people. The measures aim to stop people who are very high risk of severe illness from coming into contact with the virus.

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

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

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.