This is a temporary website page which gives supporting information related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 Restrictions

To see the latest NI Executive Restrictions and Guidelines with effect from Monday 12 April, click HERE

For the guidelines issued on 15 April, effective from Friday 23 April, click HERE



To access a wide range of helplines set up in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, go to

Local Deliveries

Ards and North Down council provide lists of retailers in the North Down area who provide delivery of food and medicine. See here.

Zoom and WhatsApp assistance

To help activity groups stay in touch, NDA U3A members can assist with setting up Zoom, WhatsApp and other means of communications.  For contact details, click here.

For a list of video conferencing applications see here

Hearing Loss

If you or someone you know needs support with hearing loss during the Covid-19 crisis, the Action on Hearing Loss charity has produced a leaflet giving details for accessing information and obtaining assistance.  To see their leaflet click here.

North Down Museum Project

North Down Museum is collecting and recording information on the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ards and North Down so in years to come people will understand its impact on the area and how we lived through it. To get involved, go to Tell us your stories

Coronavirus Sites

A number of sites which provide information relating to the coronavirus pandemic can be found below:

Public Health Agency

Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland

Age NI