Civil Defence Severe Weather Efforts, 29-31 January 2019
January 30, 2019
25 Civil Defence members and 11 X 4WD Vehicles have been activated to assist in the areas worst affected by ice and snow since Tuesday 29th January.
Assisting Ambulance Service with movement of patients in Inishowen area, 29-30 January. Treated and transported gentleman with injured Tibia from Clonmany to Hospital, 30th January. Called out to elderly lady who was suffering abdominal pain, 31st January. Crews on standby for call out in Stranorlar, Glenties and Milford areas.
Assisting Public Health Nurses from the North West Hospice with home calls to deliver treatment to cancer patients; on standby for Meals on Wheels deliveries.
Transported District Nurse in Dowra-Blacklion area of West Cavan on 29th January; Transporting Home Help in West Cavan; Delivering Meals on Wheels for approximately 4 hours.
Transporting Palliative Care Nurses to patients 29th-30th January. Assisted HSE with 4 call outs to transport Public Health Nurses 31st January.
Transporting District Nurses in Leitrim area.