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Critical Worker letter

30 March 2020

Further to the Government’s announcement on 23rd March 2020 that individuals should remain at home unless they need to attend the workplace due to the critical nature of their work, the Council is issuing a letter to all appropriate employees of the County Council, to confirm the critical status of their work and their need, as required, to attend the workplace (including people’s homes). This will support them should their situation be questioned by the authorities and they need written evidence. It may also be helpful in addressing queries with educational establishments, where employees are seeking childcare provision.

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Covid-19 Message to providers. Face masks, guidance and virtual Local Care Home Forum

20 March 2020

Dear Provider Colleague

We’re very conscious that advice and guidance, and the landscape generally in Devon in relation to COVID-19 is changing at a rapid pace, so thank you again for your continuing commitment in these uncertain times.

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Personal protective equipment for the care sector

19 March 2020

We know that supplies of personal protective equipment to the care sector is fundamental for the good care of individuals with suspected symptoms of Covid-19. We are clear that no wholesaler has been asked to prioritise NHS provision over the care sector nor should they be doing so.

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