Limerick City and County Council Chief Executive calls on Limerick people…

Limerick City and County Council Chief Executive calls on Limerick people…

first_imgNewsCommunityHealthLimerick City and County Council Chief Executive calls on Limerick people to practice social distancingBy Cian Reinhardt – March 16, 2020 378 Dr Pat Daly, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Economic Development, Limerick City and County Council. Photo: Cian ReinhardtThe Chief Executive of Limerick City and County Council is urging all citizens in Limerick to practice social distancing to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).Social distancing means less contact between you and other people.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up As part of practicing social distancing, Limerick City and County Council is:Closing all Council-run Playgrounds across the city and county [Parks will remain open]Closing SkateparksCalling on committees to close all community-run playgroundsAskeaton Pool and Leisure Centre and Grove Island Leisure Centre are also closed.These measures will lessen the number of locations where people can congregate and potentially spread the virus.Limerick City and County Council is asking that members of the public contact the Council via the telephone on 061 556000, on email [email protected] or through our online portal MyLimerick via Limerick.ie.Dr Pat Daly, Chief Executive of Limerick City and County Council said all of the measures introduced are “for the health and safety of the people of Limerick and the staff of Limerick City and County Council”.“The situation is evolving all the time,” he said, adding, “but one of the main constant messages from the health experts is to practice social distancing.”“Social distancing is important because Covid-19 is most likely to spread from person-to-person through direct close contact with a person who has the virus or has the symptoms, touching objects or surfaces (such as door handles or tables) contaminated from a cough or sneeze from a person with a confirmed infection, and then touching your mouth or face. So, the more space between you and others, the harder it is for the virus to spread.”“I am encouraging everyone to follow this guidance and we can all work to minimise the effect it is having on our society.” TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? WhatsApp Twitter Email Limerick on Covid watch list Linkedin Printcenter_img Previous articleOnline application for job seekers benefitsNext articleBilly Lee “A common sense approach is the best way forward” Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste ná Béarla cliste Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students Advertisement TAGSCommunityhealthIrelandIrishLimerick City and CountyNews last_img

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