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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

3 steps to safety

1
Prevent
Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly. Respect social distancing.
2
Notice
Be aware of COVID-19 symptoms.
3
Act
If you've got symptoms get tested ASAP. Stay home if advised to self-isolate.
Got symptoms? Get tested.

Guidance for staying healthy and safe

Check your symptoms
Check your symptoms

If you have coronavirus symptoms, do not leave home. Use the 111 online coronavirus service to check your symptoms and find out what to do.

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Stay informed
Stay informed

Keep up to date with all the latest coronavirus guidance on the GOV.UK website.

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Health and wellbeing
Health and wellbeing

Resources, top tips and guidance to manage your health and wellbeing.

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Stay alert and safe (social distancing)
Stay alert and safe (social distancing)

Learn about staying alert to control the virus and save lives.

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Stay safe outside your home
Stay safe outside your home

Make sure you follow the governments principles for staying safe outside your home.

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Not leaving home advice (self isolation)
Not leaving home advice (self isolation)

Learn how to look after yourself if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus.

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Reporting sickness
Reporting sickness

Find out how to report self-isolation due to coronavirus symptoms.

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Working in the office

Working in the office
Working in the office

Find out about the changes we've made and what you need to do to work safely in the office.

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Guidance for staff
Guidance for staff

If you have been advised by your manager that you are able to work in the office, find out what you need to do next.

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Guidance for group and service managers
Guidance for group and service managers

If you are a manager, find out what steps you need to follow to allow staff to return to the office safely.

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Visitors to council offices
Visitors to council offices

Find out what steps you need to follow to arrange a meeting with an external visitor.

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Staff parking permits
Staff parking permits

We are trialling 2 new parking permit schemes to help with flexible working arrangements as we start to return to work.

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Working from home

Access the council network via VPN
Access the council network via VPN

Find out how to connect to the WIFI and the council network via VPN.

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Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

Learn how to set up Microsoft Teams to instantly message, voice or video call your colleagues while you are working at home.

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Conference call security and etiquette
Conference call security and etiquette

Taking part in a conference call? We've got some top tips on safety and etiquette to help with its success.

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Data Protection Advice
Data Protection Advice

Advice on how to be mindful of data security and how to handle personal data while you are working at home.

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IT FAQs
IT FAQs

Answers to some of the frequently asked questions you've been asking IT while you are working at home.

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Working from home - self-assessment
Working from home - self-assessment

Working from home? You must complete a self assessment of your work environment and wellbeing.

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Advice for managers

Remote working for managers
Remote working for managers

Practical tips on managing your team remotely from the Government of Ireland.

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Tips for managing a remote workforce
Tips for managing a remote workforce

Read our top tips on managing your team while they are working at home.

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Protect home workers
Protect home workers

The Health and Safety Executive provides guidance on health and safety responsibilities while your employees are working at home.

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Safety at work

Safe systems of work during the coronavirus pandemic
Safe systems of work during the coronavirus pandemic

If you come into contact with others as part of a care or support role, learn about the new safe systems of work you must now follow.

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Personal protective equipment
Personal protective equipment

To help our supplies team make sure they can meet demand for PPE, we need to know about your expected PPE requirements.

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Coronavirus incident report
Coronavirus incident report

If a team member has been diagnosed with coronavirus, or has potentially been exposed to coronavirus, due to work related activity, you must report it.

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Water hygiene inspections
Water hygiene inspections

Guidance for premises managers on how to carry out water hygiene inspections during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Schools premises management
Schools premises management

Learn about the mandatory safety checks that need to be undertaken in a school premises.

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