COVID19 Updates

Regular and relevant updates for voluntary and community organisations on key developments in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

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Updates

NICVA supports Distance Aware campaign

In the fight against Coronavirus, maintaining social distancing is everyone’s responsibility. 

Communities Minister reopens Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector Covid Recovery Fund

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has today announced the opening of a second phase, worth £1m of the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector (VCSE) Covid Recovery Fund.

Department for Communities Covid-19 support

Information on the support and services available through the Department for Communities to individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

VCSE COVID Recovery Fund reopening for applications January 2021

The Department for Communities are reopening the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy (VCSE) COVID Recovery Fund for applications on 18 January 2021.

GP COVID-19 vaccination roll-out

GP practices will start rolling out the free COVID-19 vaccination programme from today, Monday 4th January 2021.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extended to April 2021

The government announced on 17 December that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of April 2021

Ní Chuilín announces £11.7million support for charities

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has announced a second phase of the Covid-19 Charities Fund.

Guidance on the latest coronavirus restrictions in NI

The guidance produced by the Northern Ireland Executive sets out the coronavirus restrictions taking effect from 11 December 2020.

Funding announced for culture, languages, arts and heritage sectors

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has given the green light for further financial support to be released to support the culture, language, arts and heritage sectors.

Health Minister announces new Covid-19 surge plan for Northern Ireland

Health Minister Robin Swann has launched a new COVID-19 Surge Planning Strategic Framework for Northern Ireland.

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