Western Cape Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partners | Western Cape Government

Western Cape Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partners

2020
(Western Cape Government)

Welcome to the Western Cape Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partners page!

 

Useful Resources:

Document Published Date Upload Date Source
Coronavirus Case Definition February 2020   NDoH & NICD

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Training slides based on guidelines for case-finding, diagnosis, management and public health response in South Africa (NDoH)

6 February 2020   NDoH & NICD

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Guidelines for case-finding, diagnosis, management and public health response in South Africa, Version 1.0

5 February 2020   NHLS, NICD, NDoH

Algorithm: Procedure for suspected 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the Western Cape Province (Version 1, 04/02/2020)

4 February 2020   WCGH

2019 Novel Coronavirus Simplified

    WCGH

IPC for suspected and confirmed SARS-CoV-2 (cause of COVID-19) - 19 February 2020

19 February 2020   WCGH

Use of N95 respirators (19 February 2020)

19 February 2020   WCGH

National Preparedness Plan COVID-19 Draft - 24 February 2020

24 February 2020   NDoH
NICD Healthworker Hotline     Vula
Revenue Notice 4 of 2020 (Amendment 1) - Hospital fees - Services rendered in respect of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).pdf 23 March 2020   WCGH
Handbook for developing a public health emergency operations centre - Part A     WHO
A National Doctor-based COVID-19 Hotline     Momentum
The bmj visual summary - COVID-19 remote consultations 25 March 2020   www.bmj.com
Rational medicine use during COVID-19 pandemic - 22 March 2020 22 March 2020   NDoH
Exemptions of Private Health Establishments (PHEs) from certain regulations - COVID-19 pandemic 23 March 2020   WCGH
Provincal PPE Plan Western Cape 25 March 2020 Final

25 March 2020

  WCGH
Clinical management of suspected or acute COVID-19 (Version 3) compressed 27 March 2020   NDoH & NICD
Updated Recommendations for Chloroquine Use for COVID-19 (30 March 2020) 30 March 2020 31 March 2020 NDoH
COVID-19 Case Record Form - Admission by NICD 13 February 2020 1 April 2020 NICD
COVID-19 Daily Assessment Form by NICD 13 February 2020 1 April 2020 NICD
COVID-19 Discharge Form by NICD 13 February 2020 1 April 2020 NCID
COVID-19 Home Assessment Form by NICD 27 March 2020 1 April 2020 NCID
National Infection Prevention and Control Strategic Framework - March 2020 by NDoH March 2020 1 April 2020 NDoH
Practical Manual for implementation of the National IPC and Control Strategic Framework - March 2020 by NDoH March 2020 1 April 2020 NDoH
Influenza Vaccine Monitoring Form 2020   1 April 2020  
Intra-vaccination evaluation tool 2020 - Checklist for Supervisors 10 January 2020 1 April 2020  
Case Reporting Form (CRF) for Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) - NDoH May 2018 1 April 2020 NDoH
AEFI Case Investigation Form (CIF) - NDoH May 2018 1 April 2020 NDoH
National AEFI Reporting SOP   1 April 2020 NDoH
2020 Influenza Vaccinations Post Vaccination Evaluation Tool - 10 January 2020 10 January 2020 1 April 2020 NDoH
WCGH 2020 Influenza vaccination Daily Tally Sheet - 25 March 2020 25 March 2020 1 April 2020 WCGH
WCGH Weekly summary sheet 2020 - 25 March 2020 25 March 2020 1 April 2020 WCGH
Guidelines on Influenza Vaccination for 2020 - 24 March 2020 24 March 2020 1 April 2020 NDoH
NICD Communicable Disease Communique March 2020 Issue Final March 2020 1 April 2020 NICD
Safety tips to follow at work during lockdown 2 April 2020 2 April 2020 WCGH
Notes - Ministers Address NHLS Launch (1 April 2020) 1 April 2020 5 April 2020 NDoH
Guidelines on Mental Health Interventions during the COVID-19 Disaster 2 April 2020 5 April 2020 NDoH
Extended Press Releases & Media Alerts WCG on Thursday, 2 April 2020 (1) 2 April 2020 5 April 2020 WCG
Extended Press Releases & Media Alerts WCG on Thursday, 2 April 2020 (2) 2 April 2020 5 April 2020 WCG
Extended Press Releases & Media Alerts WCG on Thursday, 2 April 2020 (3) 2 April 2020 5 April 2020 WCG

News Article: Western Cape recruitment drive in full swing to combat the spread of COVID-19

3 April 2020 5 April 2020 https://www.westerncape.gov.za/gc-news/147/54095

Office of the Premier - Comment by Premier Alan Winde on regulations around essential goods 

3 April 2020 5 April 2020 https://www.westerncape.gov.za/gc-news/316/54097

Western Cape Minister of Health - At risk patients to receive flu vaccinations

3 April 2020 5 April 2020 https://www.westerncape.gov.za/department-of-health/news/risk-patients-receive-flu-vaccinations

Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning - COVID-19: Repatriation Flight for Foreign Nationals departing from Cape Town 

3 April 2020 5 April 2020 https://www.westerncape.gov.za/department-of-health/news/covid-19-repatriation-flight-foreign-nationals-departing-cape-town
Health Professional Volunteer Recruitment Drive 3 April 2020 5 April 2020 WCGH

Person under investigation (PUI) form for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Version 4

3 April 2020 8 April 2020 NDoH & NICD

Updated guidelines on notifying COVID-19 cases to the NMC Surveillance System ​

6 April 2020 8 April 2020 NICD
MHS sample collection sites for testing for COVID-19  31 March 2020 8 April 2020 WCGH
WCG Poster - Masks 8 April 2020 9 April 2020 Western Cape Government
Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde - testing is safe and important in the COVID-19 response 8 April 2020 9 April 2020 https://www.westerncape.gov.za/department-of-health/news/update-coronavirus-premier-alan-winde-testing-safe-and-important-covid-19-response
HCW and LAB worker evaluation for COVID-19 Version 9 (1 April 2020) 1 April 2020 15 April 2020 NICD
Water, sanitation, hygiene, and waste management
for the COVID-19 virus
19 March 2020 15 April 2020 WHO and UNICEF
COVID-19 and food safety: guidance for food businesses 7 April 2020 15 April 2020 WHO and FAO
Rational use of personal protective equipment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and considerations during severe shortages 6 April 2020 15 April 2020 WHO

Government Regulations: Directions issued in terms of Regulations 10(1)(a) of the Regulations made under section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (ACT No. 57 OF 2002): Measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19

8 April 2020 15 April 2020 NDoH
Guidelines for symptom monitoring and management of essential staff with COVID-19-related infection   17 April 2020 NDoH
WHO Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report – 89 18 April 2020 20 April 2020 WHO
WHO Critical preparedness readiness and response actions for COVID-19 Interim guidance 22 March 2020 22 March 2020 20 April 2020 WHO
WHO Responding to community spread of COVID-19 Interim guidance 7 March 2020 7 March 2020 20 April 2020 WHO
WHO Operational considerations for case management of COVID-19 in health facility and community Interim guidance 19 March 2020 19 March 2020 20 April 2020 WHO
WHO Considerations in adjusting public health and social measures in the context of COVID-19 Interim guidance 16 April 2020 16 April 2020 20 April 2020 WHO
NHLS Web Results Requesting Doctor Application Form v8.4 (Valid from 25.03.15) 25 March 2015 21 April 2020 NHLS
NICD Memo - Increase in influenza cases in the Western Cape Province (9 April 2020) 9 April 2020 22 April 2020 NICD
Guidelines for Quarantine and isolation in relation to COVID-19 exposure and infection 6 May 2020 7 May 2020 NDoH
Advice to WCGH facilities regarding the interim management of decedents in relation to DHA temporary closure 7 May 2020 7 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Summary of Proactive Support for COVID -19 for WCGH employees 20 May 2020 22 May 2020 WCGH

COVID-19 Quick Reference for health workers Version 13

Please refer to www.nicd.ac.za for most recent version of this document before use.

15 May 2020 26 May 2020 NDoH & NICD
Clinical management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 disease (Version 4) 18 May 2020 26 May 2020 NDoH & NICD
WCGH COVID-19 Safety at school poster (English) 11 June 2020 17 June 2020 WCGH

 

Critical Acute and Emergency Guidelines and Protocols

Document Name Published Date Upload Date  
Allocation of Scarce Critical Care Resources During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in South Africa 2 April 2020 17 April 2020 Critical Care Society of South Africa (CCSSA)
CCSSA - Summary COVID-19 Triage Algorithm   17 April 2020 Critical Care Society of South Africa (CCSSA)
COVID-19 Outbreak Response Guidelines   17 April 2020 Critical Care Society of South Africa (CCSSA)
COVID-19 Providing Palliative Care 3 April 2020 17 April 2020 Critical Care Society of South Africa (CCSSA)
Western Cape COVID-19 Outbreak Response Guidelines - Acute  Hospital Admissions 30 April 2020 18 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Circular H88 of 2020 - COVID-19 Clinical guidelines for Acute Hospital Admissions 18 May 2020 22 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Circular H83 of 2020 - COVID Critical Care Triage and Decision Tool 18 May 2020 22 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Circular H81 of 2020 - Guidance for Emergency Centres in the Western Cape during the COVID-19 Response 14 May 2020 15 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Circular H79 of 2020 - Clinical Guidelines - COVID-19 providing Palliative Care 14 May 2020 18 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Circular H77 of 2020 - Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Coronavirus Infection in Healthcare Facilities 13 May 2020 18 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Circular H68 of 2020 - Health System Strategy towards COVID-19 14 May 2020 18 May 2020 WCGH
WCGH Circular H67 of 2020 - Provincial palliative care position statement and plan for COVID-19 response 11 May 2020 18 May 2020 WCGH
Western Cape Critical Care Triage Tool Version 1.2  14 May 2020 11 June 2020 WCGH

 

Western Cape Government: Health (WCGH) Circulars

Circular Name Published Date Upload Date
WCGH Circular H131 of 2020 - Referral Allocation and Administration process to transfer patients from public to the private sector 3 July 2020 3 July 2020
WCGH Circular H125 of 2020 - Guidance for health workers providing palliative and end-of-life care to COVID-19 patients in an inpatient setting 1 July 2020 1 July 2020
WCGH Circular H108 of 2020 - Practice of healthcare safely posters 10 June 2020 11 June 2020
WCGH Circular H92 of 2020 - Employee Health and Wellness Care and Support for WCGH Employees during COVID-19 20 May 2020 22 May 2020
WCGH Circular H89 of 2020 - Guidance for health workers in Primary Healthcare Facilities 27 May 2020 29 May 2020
WCGH Circular H85 of 2020 - Guide on taking fingerprints of decedents with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 18 May 2020 22 May 2020
WCGH Circular H84 of 2020 - COVID-19 Guidance for professional health workers (nurses and doctors) in Primary Healthcare Facilities 18 May 2020 22 May 2020
WCGH Circular H80 of 2020 - COVID-19 Caring for mothers and breastfeeding infants 14 May 2020 14 May 2020
WCGH Circular H75 of 2020 - Policy for operationalisation of isolation and quarantine facilities 12 May 2020 12 May 2020
WCGH Circular H70 of 2020 - Preventing and Managing Coronavirus infection in the workplace 6 May 2020 7 May 2020
WCGH Circular H62-2020 Elective surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic 30 April 2020 1 May 2020
WCGH Circular H58-2020 COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Policy 29 April 2020 29 April 2020
WCGH Circular H56-2020 Cleaning and Disinfectant Guideline for COVID-19 Infections 28 April 2020 28 April 2020
Circular H51 of 2020 guidelines for preventing the spread of coronavirus within the transport retail petrol station banking post office and other essential service sectors 15 April 2020 15 April 2020
Circular H 46 of 2020 Best Practice guidance for the use of cloth masks only in non-healthcare settings 3 April 2020 5 April 2020
Circular H43-2020 Policy Guideline related to COVID-19 31 March 2020 1 April 2020
Circular H42-2020 - Clozapine monitoring during the current COVID-19 Crisis 20 March 2020  
Circular 39-2020 - COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Update (Version 3 - 29 March 2020) 29 March 2020  
WCGH Circular H38-2020 Occupationally Acquired COVID-19 under COIDA Act 20 March 2020 29 April 2020
PPE Guidelines Letter (26 March 2020) - Circular H35 26 March 2020  
Circular H31-2020 - 2020 Influenza Vaccinations 26 March 2020 1 April 2020

 

Posters:

Name Published Date Upload Date Source
Coronavirus Poster A3     WCGH
WCGH Poster Donning and Doffing PPE Final     WCGH
NHLS Handwashing Poster     NHLS

 

Video Resources:

Name Published Date Upload Date Source
"How To Videos" for frontline staff 10 April 2020 13 April 2020 WCGH
Health Workers Videos 14 May 2020 15 April 2020 WCGH
Palliative Care Training Videos - Managing COVID-19 in the workplace 2 June 2020 3 June 2020 WCGH

 

COVID-19 Training Sessions:

Date Details Purpose Provider
Ongoing Training

Managing COVID-19 at Primary Health Care Level PACK

Online learning for frontline staff:

 

For enquiries or further information, contact:
Alta Davids 
alta.davids@westerncape.gov.za

Maria Lagrimas-Botha

maria.lagrimas-botha@westerncape.gov.za


People Development Centre
Tel: 021 763 5320

 

 

1. PACK COVID-19 Training module

 

 

 

A PACK Guide relating to Occupational Stress and Protocol changes, amongst other COVID-19 topics. https://ktuonlineschool.datafree.co/
  2. 2020 PACK Guideline A PACK Guide which covers all common adult conditions which we are aware you still need to deal with during this time.  https://www.knowledgetranslation.co.za/download/8920

 

BioRisk Assessment for Frontline workers

Thursday, 2 April 2020

Time: 10:30 - 12:45

Agenda

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/325463246 

Webinar ID: 325 463 246

South Africa: +27 87 550 3946 or +27 87 551 7702

This training is for Frontline workers with the intention of preparing them for health and safety issues relating to COVID-19 in their line of work. National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH)
 

 

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Useful Links:


For any queries, contact:

Michael Manning (Director: Business Development Unit)
Tel: 021 483 9356 or 084 200 1269
E-mail: Michael.Manning@westerncape.gov.za

 

Inge Cunningham (Deputy Director: Business Development Unit)
Tel: 082 925 2985
E-mail: Inge.Cunningham@westerncape.gov.za

 

Raeesa October (Business Development Unit)

E-mail: Raeesa.October@westerncape.gov.za

 

Danie Louw (Provincial Environmental Health & COVID-19 Environmental Health Coordinator)
Tel: 021 918 1564
E-mail: Danie.Louw@westerncape.gov.za 

 

 

The content on this page was last updated on 9 July 2020