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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# HSE South

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# covid 19 cluster
Sporting groups and a school in lockdown as Covid-19 cluster detected in Cork town
Youghal has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases in recent days at a local school.
# Stress
HSE and GAA join forces to offer 'practical ways' to deal with stress
Organisers say it is Ireland’s first sport and health partnership to help combat stress in the local community.
# Cork
New information booklet launched to help those bereaved through suicide
The booklet, ‘Lighting the way’, contains a listing of national supports such as websites, helpline contact details along with other supports offered locally.
# Drugs
Post-mortems due on two dead after suspected 'potent' heroin in Cork
The HSE has warned drug users to be careful after two people died and eight others were hospitalised in the past two days.
# Cork
Two dead as HSE issues warning over batch of heroin in Cork
Seven other people have been hospitalised as a result of what the HSE believes is a strong batch of heroin in circulation in the Cork area.
# Health Crisis
14-year-old placed in adult psychiatric unit
HSE defends “exceptional” case in Waterford but Psychiatric Nurses Association say two children a week are ending up in adult unit.