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COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called Coronavirus and for some people that acquire the virus, it can be very serious. There is a lot of information on symptoms and precautions that you can take. It is very important to understand and know how to protect yourself and your loved ones it is very important that you get your information from credible sources.
Below are links to materials created by services in TUH which might be helpful for you or a loved one. Please note they are not listed in any particular order. As materials are developed across our services we will continue to add to the content. There are also links where the most update information is available from the HSE and World Health Organisation.
Information from TUH Services- Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention Team on exercise, supports and mental health- Memory Assessment & Support Service for carers living with people with dementia and supporting someone living with dementia during Covid-19- Rheumatology service have detailed information on the Rheumatology Dept page on the TUH website along with this useful leaflet. Symptoms of COVID-19How to self-isolate Minding your mental health during COVID-19Common questions about COVID-19 answered by the World Health OrganisationMyth busters from the World Health Organisation on COVID-19The Health Protection Surveillance Centre is Ireland's specialist agency for the surveillance of communicable diseases