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

Guidance on the coronavirus restrictions and public health advice in NI

The guidance produced by the Northern Ireland Executive, sets out an overview of the current coronavirus restrictions.

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.

Faith leaders re-engage with the NI Executive

NICVA’s Faith Engagement Project has played a key role in facilitating ongoing consultations with a range of faith leaders and the NI Executive. 

Voluntary and Community Sector in Northern Ireland significantly impacted by Covid-19

Following a difficult six months for the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland, the next year could see a further reduction in vital services, underlining the crucial need for ongoing and future support for the sector.

Help ‘StopCOVID’ in its tracks

Since going live the ‘StopCOVID NI’ app has had over 250,000 downloads and NICVA is now urging those who already have the app to share it with family and friends.

Resurgam Trust: Collaborating and Caring

Resurgam Trust is a community owned and run community development trust which identifies and supports the needs of the local community through social enterprise, community projects and other initiatives.

StopCOVID NI mobile app launched

Northern Ireland’s Health service has launched this mobile phone App to help ‘contact tracing’ of people potentially infected by the virus. It is a major aid in the battle to control the spread and stop a return to lockdown.

Charities urged to apply for emergency funding

Seamus McAleavey, NICVA Chief Executive welcomes the Communities Minister's announcement today on the reopening of the COVID-19 Charities Fund and the further opportunity for organisations to access help.

Test, trace and protect webinar with Public Health Agency - recording

On 7 July NICVA hosted a webinar with the Public Health Agency on Staying out of lockdown: test, trace and protect. We were joined by over 60 people to learn more about how we can protect our communities and keep the spread of COVID-19 at bay.

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Seamus McAleavey

Chief Executive

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