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Coivd-19 Community Collaboration at Local Link Mayo

Local Link Mayo have teamed up with the Community Response Coordination Centre, based at the Achill Tourism offices  to provide a delivery service for the entire parish of Achill.  

Sarah Togher Local Link said “I am pleased to say that Local Link operators and drivers are more than willing to cooperate and work with communities like Achill to ensure essential delivers are provided to keep people safe at home at this critical time.  Chris McCarthy and the team at Achill Tourism are doing fantastic work in their local co-ordination role and this in turn has led to an increase in demand on the island for Local Link Services.  To complement this the support from the community policing team has helped to identify those most in need at this time.”

Local Link Mayo is working with Mayo County Council Community Response Team, An Garda Síochána, voluntary groups and a number of agencies to ensure the elderly and vulnerable members of the community can avail of a trusted and coordinated support services over the coming weeks and months.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve; Local Link Mayo is aware that this uncertain period is concerning to many throughout the county. Local Link Mayo is following all guidelines issued by the NTA and continues to follow all public health guidelines issued by the Chief Medical Officer and the HSE.

If you need of such support or know someone who does contact Local Link Mayo on 094 900 5150/086 029 3728 or email mayo@locallink.ie between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

For information on more collect and deliver services in your Local Link area contact Your TFI Local Link directly