COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.
Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.
Supports for Older and Vulnerable People
COVID-19 Community Supports are now in place to ensure vulnerable members of the community are reached and helped at this time. These comprise the local authority, Health Service Executive, County Champions, An Post, Community Welfare Service, An Garda Síochána, other State organisations, charities and other stakeholders. If you would like any assistance, please telephone our Helpline 01-4149043 with the lines initially open from 9am to 5pm seven days a week. Out of hours email contact through firstname.lastname@example.org
ALONE national support line for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm, by calling 0818 222 024. Website: https://alone.ie/
Senior Line is a national, confidential listening service for older people, run by trained older volunteers. If you are feeling worried, stressed or isolated at this very unnerving time, please feel free to ring this FREEPHONE service anytime between 10am and 10pm on any day of the week on 1800 80 45 91. Website: https://www.thirdageireland.ie/seniorline
Age Action and the Irish Red Cross have raised funds to provide additional assistance to older and vulnerable people around Ireland who are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic by making once-off grants, up to a maximum of €500, per person/household affected. Email: email@example.com, Phone: Irish Red Cross at 01 6424600 or Tel: (01) 475 6989 Lo Call: 1890 369369 Website: https://www.ageaction.ie/
Women’s Aid. The Women’s Aid 24hr National Freephone Helpline offers confidential information, support and understanding to women who are being abused by current or former boyfriends, partners or husbands. Tel: 1800 341 900 / 01 678 8858 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://www.womensaid.ie/help/
Pieta House. Pieta provides free therapy to those engaging in self-harm, with suicidal ideation, or bereaved by suicide. Freephone and no referral needed. Tel: 1800 247 247 Website: https://www.pieta.ie/
FIRST HOLY COMMUNIONS UPDATES
Palmerstown Parish Centre
Sacristy: (01) 6266241
- Monday-Friday: 9.30am to 11am
- Saturday: 9.30am - 11am/5.30pm - 7pm
- Sunday: 11.30am to 1pm