Kildare's Community Covid-19 Helpline has been taking calls since 8am this morning.
It is offering help on non-medical, non-emergency matters on 045 980 202 ,and 1800 300 174.
A textline service is also available, by texting the words "KILDARE", to 50555.
The helpline can also be reached by email, at email@example.com.
The helpline operates 7 days a week, between 8am and 8pm
It was set up by the Kildare Covid-19 Forum, an umbrella group of over 20 organisations, including Kildare County Council and An Garda Síochána.