Kouga Municipality and the Department of Health requested the Disaster Volunteer Group (DVG) to identify and prepare sites for quarantine purposes. Although the home is generally the preferred setting for quarantine, alternative sites for quarantine may be necessary in certain situations such as the necessity for advanced medical care. The bowling club was identified and approved by authorities and the DVG is now preparing the site by equipping it with beds, linen etc. In addition, as a spillover if necessary, the Sea Vista School will be prepared as well. Should these locations be mobilised, the authorities will institute all special precaution measures.
Quarantine sites in Jeffreys Bay and Humansdorp have also been identified.
We continue to ask for donations of single beds and single bed linen sets. If you would like to contribute financially to enable the DVG to procure what it couldn't make up through donations, please do so by donating to our account:
Account Name: FOSSFAR t/a DVG Standard Bank Acc No 186512139 Humansdorp Branch (051001)
Link to the news from the St Francis Property owners
Country South Africa Province Eastern Cape District Sarah Baartman Municipality Kouga Area • Total 4.38 sq km Population (2011) • Total 342 • Density 78 sq km Racial makeup (2011) • Black African 3.5%, • Coloured 1.8% • White 94.7% First languages (2011) • English 55.6% • Afrikaans 42.1% • Xhosa 1.8% • Other 0.6%