DCC working on Covid-19 plan

The Dunedin City Council is working on a plan so it knows what its response to a Covid-19 community outbreak will be, depending on possible circumstances.

The aim is to ensure key services are unaffected should there be a widespread outbreak in the city, a statement issued yesterday said.

The council was doing preparatory work across a range of scenarios.

“We’re also looking at staff deployment options to help support areas of obvious community need,” the statement said.


DCC is looking for deployment options? How about our sister city in Japan!

To Slow DCC. This should of happened weeks ago. You should have the plan in action now not still discussing it. The 1st thing you need to do is stop all non essential services and funding, suspend all cosmetic projects such as harbour side, bridges, pedestrianisation etc and provide a rates freeze for 12 months. The next thing should be to mobilize some of the many hundreds of staff that you have into a support service for people in isolation and in need. Working with Civil defence as a central coordination point to protect the health and well being of the people of this city. As I have written before we need to prepare for the worst not just hope for the best.

Written before? Sorry not enough notice was taken.

Just ramp up the jolly testing. Don't wait any longer, put that jolly Uni to good use and get the TESTING done for EVERYONE. Come on DCC and Ministry of Health......TESTING!!!!!! This has worked in other countries. Set an example of POSITIVE action......

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