COVID-19 Information Resources

5 March 2021


Personal Care and PPE:

Hand Hygiene Practices:

How to protect yourself and others from coronavirus

Follow this advice as strictly as possible and encourage others to follow this advice too.


  • Wash your hands properly and often.
  • Wear appropriate PPE (see video on Donning & Doffing of PPE)
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough and sneeze.
  • Put used tissues into a bin and wash your hands.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Avoid close contact with people – keep a distance of 2 metres (6.5 feet) between you and others.
  • Avoid crowded places, especially indoors.
  • Stay at home if you are sick to help stop the spread of whatever infection you may have.


  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.
  • Do not share objects that touch your mouth – for example, bottles, cups.
  • Do not shake hands.

COVID-19 coronavirus general hygiene

How to handwash? With soap and water

5 Moments for Hand Hygiene (Leaflet)

HSE Guidance on the Appropriate Use of PPE in all healthcare settings:

Appropriate use of PPE in all healthcare settings


Infectious Disease Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This video demonstrates the procedures described in CDC guidance for doffing or taking off personal protective equipment for people who use PPE in a healthcare setting.

Wearing of Masks

Guidance on NAS Patient Assessment / Interaction with members of the public.

Guidance on vehicle decontamination:

The PHECC Medical Advisory Committee

Guidance to practitioners and responders of all levels .

PHECC COVID19 Advisory V1

COVID-19 Information Posters (various A4 & A3)