Local businesses and residents offer self-contained accommodation to healthcare workers in the region

A number of local businesses and residents have offered self-contained accommodation to healthcare workers in the region.

Cavan councillor, Sarah O’Reilly, put out the request yesterday on behalf of staff working with Covid- 19 patients who were seeking to separate themselves from their families on a short term basis.

They were seeking accommodation that was within half an hour of Cavan Hospital that would allow them to reduce any possibility of spreading the virus to their loved ones, some of whom are particularly vulnerable.

Councillor O’Reilly says the response has been immediate and overwhelming with all workers that requested it already allocated accommodation.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound she thanked all those who have helped: