Agenda item

Covid-19 Update (Pac.08.04.2021/8)


Lucy Butcher, Public Health Practitioner and Rana Alkubesi, Neighbourhood Engagement Officer were welcomed to the Meeting.


Members were provided with a written progress update in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic and were invited to ask questions either through the meeting or by direct contact.  No questions were raised during the meeting.


Work continued in the Community by the Neighbourhood Engagement Officer in collaboration with Public Health in providing support and help to all Businesses in understanding the new guidelines.  37 licenced premises had been contacted around opening on the 12th April, with 11 visits made, more visits were planned in order to support these business to open safely on 12th April and that contact would be made with those premises planning to open on 17th May in the coming weeks.


Work was being carried out with the Area Teams in contacting Community groups to aid them restarting safely in Covid guidelines.  Support was provided to the Healthy Holiday and Food Programme with packaging and distribution of parcels and planning to identify the most in need groups.  In respect of Group gatherings members were informed that they could report this to the NEO’s who would contact Covid Marshalls to investigate.


Members commented that the ongoing work was vital to everything opening back up safely.


RESOLVED that thanks be given for the report and its contents noted.


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