Chrysalis graduates to spread awareness of COVID-19 in Khayelitsha | Western Cape Government


Chrysalis graduates to spread awareness of COVID-19 in Khayelitsha

14 June 2020

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will provide a briefing on the training programme for Chrysalis graduates, marking the launch of the targeted COVID-19 hotspot programme and their deployment as of Monday 15 June in Khayelitsha. The programme is supported by the Khayelitsha Development Forum (KDF), the Department of Health and training will be provided by Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

A total of 60 Chrysalis Graduates will be deployed at various shopping centers and Community Health Facilities. They will be responsible for creating awareness of COVID-19 by encouraging the community to adhere to social distancing protocols including washing and sanitising their hands regularly and wearing masks.

Date: Tomorrow, 15 June 2020

Time: 11:00-12:00m

Venue: Isivivana Centre, Training Room, 8 Mzala Street Corner of Mzala & Julius Tsholo Streets, Khayelitsha, Town 2.

Please confirm your publication’s attendance and the name of the journalist/s representing your organisation.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews

Media Enquiries: 

Cayla Ann Tomás Murray
Spokesperson for Minister Albert Fritz
Tel: 021 483 9217
Cell: 064 121 7959