Knowing Your Place

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This afternoon

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly (above centre) met with the Dublin Covid-19 homeless response team (comprising the HSE, Dublin Regional Homeless Executive and voluntary services) at a HSE-run ‘self-isolation facility’ for people who are homeless in Dublin city.

Minister Donnelly announced the provision of an ‘additional €5.1 million for homeless health supports’ across the country..

He said:

“People who are homeless are at higher risk of COVID-19 and are more likely to require emergency healthcare services during the winter. To support those who are homeless in Dublin, the government is providing an additional €2.4 million for health services as part of the HSE winter plan. A further €2.7 million will be provided in other regions.”

Minister for Health welcomes additional funding of €5.1 million in homeless supports (Gov.ie)

Earlier: We Knew This Day Would Come

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