COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Resources      

COVID-19 is the disease caused by a new coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. The Government is leading the response in Ireland to this national public health risk and providing up to date information and advice at www.gov.ie. Two key documents are thec19_lv_5

Work Safely Protocol

The Work Safely Protocol is a revision of the Return to Work Safely Protocol published in May 2020. The Work Safely Protocol is designed to support employers and workers to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace - Published 20 Nov 2020.

Resilience and Recovery Plan

Since September 2020, the Government has been applying restrictions in line with the Framework for Restrictive Measures contained in the Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19. The Framework has five levels and each of these levels sets out what must be done to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Ireland is currently at Level 5.

In February 2021, a revised Resilience and Recovery 2021 Plan: The Path Ahead was published.  This revised Plan outlines how COVID-19 will be managed over the next 6-9 months.

NOTE: While every effort is made to keep the information and advice contained on these webpages current, business owners / employers / employees need to adhere to the specific Government requirements and public health advice under the relevant level as outlined in the Resilience & Recovery Plan and updates published on gov.ie, hse.ie and hpsc.ie.