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Traveller-Specific Covid-19 Campaign Being Launched In The Midlands.

It's hoped the service will dispel any speculation as travellers are in the high risk category.

A new Traveller-specific coronavirus information campaign is being launched in the midlands.

The Midlands Traveller Health Unit is hoping to allay fears and dispel speculation with easy to digest information.

A new helpline has been launched, as well as information packs being sent out, and Traveller community health workers are maintaining daily contact with their client by phone.

Nuala Hogan - Assistant Director of Primary Healthcare for Traveller Health in Laois and Offaly - says member of the community are particularly at risk to covid-19:

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