Local Link Mayo rural transport services to continue as normal

Local Link Mayo COVID-19 Update

Local Link Mayo Update

Local Link evening services on Door to Door routes (DRT) are being suspended, effective immediately. These resources will instead be redeployed, where practical, to the delivery of community support service for passengers who need medical and food supplies within rural areas, in particular the elderly, the vulnerable, and the sick.

In line with the announcement by government on Thursday March 12th, the National Transport Authority (NTA) confirms that public transport services will continue to run and all other Local Link services shall continue, with regular updates to be provided over the coming days.   In Mayo pre booking is recommended to ensure social distancing guidelines are adhered to.

Local Link Mayo is working with Mayo County Council,  An Garda Síochána, community and volunteer groups to ensure that vulnerable members of the community can avail of a trusted and coordinated support services over the coming weeks and months, providing additional trips where possible for essential travel to purchase provisions and making contact with passengers who are not travelling but may require assistance.

Local Link Mayo is offering a collect and deliver service, where possible, from pharmacies and local shops for passengers, delivering critical medical supplies to the elderly, the vulnerable and sick within rural areas. 

 

The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in Ireland, and 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.

For more information telephone 094 900 5150

www.locallinkmayo.ie.

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