CIVIL DEFENCE TO THE FOREFRONT OF CO COUNCIL’S COVID-19 RESPONSE

18 December 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

“The Civil Defence has been to the forefront of Monaghan Co Council’s community response to the Covid-19 pandemic,” Co Council Director of Services Cathal Flynn told the recent meeting of the Co Monaghan Joint Policing Committee. In his report to the meeting, Mr Flynn said that the Civil Defence continued to actively support the HSE and the local community in dealing with the pandemic and acting in response to requests from the Community Helpline. He added: “Examples of the tasks Civil Defence volunteers have undertaken during the summer period include: • Transportation duties: Duties include patient transfers to hospitals, nursing homes and testing centres, and transporting persons from accommodation centres to other locations to allow …

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