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 FOLD RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS DURING THE COLD WEATHER:

• Keep warm with hot drinks and meals and avoid unnecessary travel.

• Ensure you have sufficient supplies of food, fuel and essential medication.

• Keep your home warm and avoid unnecessary trips outside.

• Ask a relative or neighbour for help if you require it and stay in touch by phone.

• If you must go out, wear warm clothing and well-fitting shoes with a non-slip sole.

• Warmth offers the best protection against frozen pipes so keep your house warm.

• Keep a small supply of non perishable, easy-to-prepare foods.

• Have a shovel and bag of salt to keep paths clear and safe.

• Have batteries for torches in the event of power cuts.

• Fill a water container to ensure a supply of drinking water.

• Have emergency contact numbers to hand (see below).

• Leave a key and contact details with neighbours or family if you are going away.

 

Outside normal office hours please contact TeleCare in the event of an emergency on 048 904 21010.

 

Please see below for other Emergency Contacts

ESB Emergency

1850 372 999

Phone Outage

1800 772 729

Water Services Contact

1 890 278 278 (local)
1 890 378 378

Bord Gais

If you smell Gas

1850 20 50 50

Sage

Support and Advocacy Service for Older People

Phone: 01 5367333 Mobile: 086 1831426

Tallaght and Ternure

South Dublin County Council (01) 414 9000

Ashtown, Ballygall

Contact: Dublin City Council (01) 2222222

Chestnut Lodge, Latchford, Phibblestown

Contact: Fingal County Council (01) 890 5000
Out of Hours Number (01) 873 1415

Dunboyne

Contact : Meath County Council (046) 9097000
Out of Hours Number 1 890 445 335

 

HSE, Civic Centre, Ballymun, Dublin 9 (01) 846 7000

HSE, Local Health office,
Northwest, Dublin,
Ground floor
Units 4 & 3
Nexus Building
6A Blanchardstown
Dublin 15

Contact Ph: 01 897 5100

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