Last updated: 31 March 2020 at 4.15pm
This page contains information on how the health service is responding to the global spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you are concerned about your health, read this information about coronavirus prevention and symptoms.
Visit GOV.IE for the latest coronavirus updates from the Department of Health
The response in Ireland
Ireland is following the advice of the:
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
Britain is taking a different response. It is no longer a member of the EU.
Ireland and the UK have different:
- case definitions for possible cases of COVID-19
- guidance about self-isolation
Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) guidance
Educational settings COVID-19 guidance
Employer guidance on COVID-19
COVID-19 guidance for other settings
Department of Health
Department of Health - Coronavirus COVID-19
Department of Foreign Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs - Updated travel advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
World Health Organisation
WHO - Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 outbreak
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
ECDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19)