Government launches information website

in News · 19-03-2020 09:54:00 · 5 Comments

The Government has launched a website with the aim of bringing together on a single platform "all relevant information" on the prevention and containment measures for the new coronavirus.

The website is available at (the mobile application will also be launched soon).

"This site is intended to be a practical guide to support citizens, families and companies in combating the effects caused by COVID-19, making them aware of all the support available, as well as the necessary documentation - namely the forms they must complete - for the effecting of their rights ", explains a note sent by the Prime Minister's office.

The website, according to the Government, provides "a set of technological tools that enable the operationalisation of the teleworking regime", having been developed with the technology companies AWS, CISCO, Google and Microsoft and the telecommunications operators Altice, NOS, Vodafone and APRITEL.

"Citizens, schools, public services and companies may have the necessary instruments to continue their activities in the most efficient way possible, taking into account the exceptional nature of the moment we are going through," says the executive's note.

On this website you can also find the best way for citizens to use public services "without having to travel", as well as the exceptional measures adopted by the Government in each governmental area.

According to the Government, the "complete, consolidated and reliable list of emergency and support contacts created by the various public services within the scope of the fight against this pandemic" is also made available.


To Mr. Whittle and others. Yes, the governments page can be accessed in English.
Use the webtranslator in this link (copy the link into your browser):

By Robert from Lisbon on 30-03-2020 01:38

Hi we live in Portugal and are English it would be good if we could have some way of having this information in English.
As many people live in Portugal and have their primary language is English.
Maybe the government should help us understand too.


By Graham from Porto on 19-03-2020 06:12

Hi I couldn't find the fix answer of my situation. I am working in restaurants. Restaurant is close from 16 March due covd 19. Without any further notice still today they didn't said anythings about work or other matter. Main point is that who will pay be monthly wages and how and how much. Please help me. Thank you

By Dan bahadur Giri from Lisbon on 19-03-2020 11:52

We are in Lagos. I clicked on the LINK above, and you TELL ME: where in those pages is DEFINITIVE INFORMATION about a STATE OF EMERGENCY??? Has there been one declared? WILL WE BE ALLOWED to drive, shop, walk, etc. WILL IT BE LIKE ITALY or SPAIN???

By DJ from Algarve on 19-03-2020 10:52

Can this website covid19estamoson be accessed in English please

By Gary Whittle from Lisbon on 19-03-2020 10:26
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