COVID-19 Plans, Support & Resources
Keep Well Campaign
This local campaign aims to support people of all ages to mind their own physical and mental health and wellbeing by adding healthy and helpful habits to their daily and weekly routines. It provides guidelines, information, and tips on things that will help us keep well through the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
From the Wicklow Keep Well website you can also access local and national information updates and statistics in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic including plans, responses, resources and supports.
Wicklow Community Call helpline
This service continues to operate Mon – Fri between 9am to 5 pm, please call 1800 868 399 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact the Wicklow County Council Office call: 0404 20100 or email: CustomerService@wicklowcoco.ie
For details of your Local Elected Councillors click HERE
Starting with a plan to do one small thing that will keep you well is a great way to look after your mental health and wellbeing.
Other Local COVID-19 Responses
Co. Wicklow PPN working in collaboration with Avril Bailey, Human Givens Counsellor & Coach
Supercharge Your Self Care Programme
During 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and bearing in mind the shared Vision for Community Wellbeing developed with communities throughout the County, which highlighted the wish that people be connected and enjoy a good level of social and community support Co. Wicklow PPN decided to develop a resource to help support the wellbeing of individuals and communities. We teamed up Avril Bailey to develop this Super Charge Your Selfcare Programme.
This programme was initially delivered as online training. It has now being developed into a series of six short videos.
For more information and resources check out:
County Wicklow Heritage – Together Apart
Our Wicklow Heritage are building a ‘people’s archive’ a record of the unprecedented times we live in during COVID-19.
Check out their Together Apart webpage to browse the articles and share yours.
Access details on: the latest public health measures; vaccine updates and registration portal; and the supports available for recovery HERE
You will also be able to access detailed information on the current COVID-19 restrictions in place.
The National “Keep Well” campaign aims to support people and communities to mind their physical and mental health over the coming months.
Click HERE to access the HSE COVID-19 webpage. The page provides links to advice and information about COVID-19, including symptoms, testing, vaccination and self-isolation.
You can also access HSE prepared resources (including leaflets, posters and videos) and translated versions of them from this webpage.
Communities in Action
Almost 17,000 people in Ireland have responded to the Government call for community volunteers during the COVID-19 crisis.
To get a glimpse of what community groups in Wicklow have done in response to COVID-19:
- Access the COVID-19 edition of Wicklow County Council’s Countywise magazine.
- Connect with Garden County Radio to listen back to their interviews with Community groups from around the county.
The Department of Rural and Community Development has linked with Pobal to prepare information and resources on ‘Reopening’ for the Community and Voluntary Sector. They have prepared a detailed WEBPAGE providing an overview of the available guidance and resources on how to re-open safely, based on the current recommendations of the Government, the Health & Safety Authority (HSA), the Health Service Executive (HSE) and other representative bodies.
Co Wicklow PPN ‘Ready & Able Post COVID-19’, online training delivered by Liam Scollan of the Carmichael Centre for community groups in Co. Wicklow on the 21st July, aimed to support communities to return to activities.
COVID-19 Funding for Community Groups – For details of Funds currently accepting applications check out our Weekly News updates. Click HERE to access our PPN News Page.