COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways.
Ireland's first case of coronavirus was confirmed on 29 February 2020.
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should phone your GP. Read more about Testing for COVID-19.
On citizensinformation.ie, you will find information on a range of topics. You can also browse our COVID-19 A to Z.
|Public health measures||Employment rights||Your finances|
|A guide to Government measures to control the spread of COVID-19, including information on face coverings||Information on your employment rights and what to do if your terms of employment have been affected by COVID-19.||Find out about managing debts, prioritising payments and the supports available for homeowners.|
|Driving, public transport, and what to do if you have booked a holiday abroad.||New social welfare payments have been introduced to help if you become ill or lose employment because of COVID-19.||How we shop for the things we need has changed. Read guidance on shopping safely and your rights if something goes wrong.|
|Looking after your health||Supports for businesses||Family life|
|How is the health system operating? Should I be cocooning? Read more information on looking after your health and the services available.||The Government has introduced a range of measures aimed at getting business back on its feet.||COVID-19 has put pressure on families. Read guidance on family law, education, homeschooling and more.|
|Your home||Returning to work safely||Working from home|
|Whether you are renting or a homeowner, find information on what protection is in place to keep you safely in your home.||What should you expect when you return to your workplace? Read information on how to make sure your return to work is safe.||Many people are working from home for the first time. Your employer still has a responsibility to keep your workplace safe.|
|Death and Bereavement||Immigration and employment permits||Returning to Ireland|
|How we say goodbye to our loved ones has changed with COVID-19. Read about what supports are available.||The Government has renewed immigration permissions. Find out how your immigration status is affected by emergency measures.||Information on returning to Ireland, including the supports available if you are abroad and upon your return.|