The Department of Health is urging people, especially older and more vulnerable people, to take extra care during cold spells of weather. Minister for Health, Simon Harris has encouraged people to Be Winter Ready. Visit WinterReady.ie for more information. See here for HSE guidelines and here for the Office of Emergency Planning major emergency planning handbook.
The Department of Health in Northern Ireland is encouraging people to take steps to protect the health and wellbeing of potentially vulnerable people including older people. The Department has also encouraged citizens to ensure people check in on vulnerable friends and neighbours to ensure that they are safe, warm and healthy. Click here for more information from the Department.
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