COVID 19 – CORONAVIRUS

The Cork Deaf Association office is temporarily closed due to Covid 19 restrictions but we continue to provide advice and support by phone, text or email. Regular Information updates are available on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/corkdeaf/

If you require hearing aid batteries urgently, please contact us and we will arrange delivery. Our contact details are (086) 8535574 mail@corkdeaf.ie

INTERPRETING ACCESS – OUT OF OFFICE HOURS

If you have out-of-office hours interpreting for medical or legal emergencies, you can contact the following services:

Sign Language Interpreting Service (Out of hours access to interpreters) 087 672 5179. https://slis.ie

Bridge Interpreting (Out of hours emergency): 087 904 6594. http://signlanguageinterpreting.ie/bridge-interpreting/

Text this 112 to contact Garda, Ambulance and Fire station
https://www.112.ie/112_SMS_Service/142

IF ANYONE NEEDS TO GET SOMETHING FROM THE PHARMACY (FOR MEDICATION) OR THE SUPERMARKET, PLEASE CONTACT CORK CITY/COUNTY COUNCIL FOR SUPPORT.

CORK CITY

Based in CORK CITY and know any vulnerable citizens in need of assistance during Covid-19

Cork City Council Freephone : 1800 222 226 email: covidsupport@corkcity.ie

Any other queries contact the Customer Service Line on 021 4924000 or servicecentre@corkcity.ie

SEE USEFUL LINKS

IDS (Irish Deaf Society)
http://www.irishdeafsociety.ie
http://www.facebook.com/IrishDeafSociety

IDS – information in sign language.
https://vimeo.com/irishdeafsociety

KDRC (Kerry Deaf Resource Centre)
http://www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf

Chime.ie (National Charity for Deafness and Hearing Loss)
http://www.chime.ie
http://www.facebook.com/Chime-National-Charity-for-Deafness-Hearing-Loss-251750325445251

Bridge Sign Language Interpreting Service
http://signlanguageinterpreting.ie/bridge-interpreting/
https://www.facebook.com/signlanguageinterpretingireland/

NCDP (National Chaplaincy for Deaf People)
http://www.facebook.com/NationalChaplaincyForDeafPeople

HSE (Health Service Executive)- Easy-to-read posters
http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/news/newsfeatures/covid19-updates/partner-resources/

HSE – detailed information
http://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/

WHO (World Health Organisation) detailed information
http://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019