Information & Guidance

MDN Office Notice

Our offices are closed due to the pandemic. However, our Male Advice phone lines are still open to the public and our programmes and events are being run virtually.

Men & Stress

Mind your mental health with a page of downloadable resources to help you keep calm as Ireland continues to combat the coronavirus crisis.

Parents & Children

Help explain to kids about coronavirus along with lots of tips for kids about beating boredom & building a routine. Avoid going loco this lockdown!

Free Waterford Walk-in Test Centre

The HSE has set up a free test centre located at the WIT complex on College Street, Waterford. It has been operating since April 2021 from 11am to 7pm, Saturday to Wednesday, five days a week.

The walk-in test centre can be accessed by anyone resident within 15 kilometres of Waterford City.  The HSE’s aim is to carry out 200-300 COVID-19 tests per day at the facility.

The public are reminded normal social distancing measures will apply, and people have the option to return at another day or time if the waiting times are too long. Do not to attend the walk-in clinic if you are showing any Covid symptoms; please self-isolate1

Criteria for the free walk-in COVID-19 testing service:

  • Aged 16 years and over
  • Live within 15km of the walk-in testing centre
  • Don’t have Covid symptoms but would like to be tested
  • Haven’t tested Covid positive in last 6 months
  • Provide Valid Photo ID & Mobile Phone Number

Forms of Valid ID that will be accepted:

  • Current passport
  • Current driving licence
  • Public Services Card
  • Garda National Age Card
  • Free Travel Pass
  • Valid student ID card issued by a college
  • ID form & photograph signed by a Garda