Getting the correct information quickly is essential during the current COVID-19 outbreak, so please take note of the following:

Official Toll Free Call Center (24 hours): 0800 029 999

Official WhatsApp Help Service: Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp or share this link

To find a list of designated hospitals for managing the COVID-19 cases and the media liasion officers database for the different Government Departments can be found here: sacoronavirus.co.za/contact/

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has also set up a 24 hour hotline for all South African citizens: 012 351 1754, or you can email cicc1@dirco.gov.za or cicc2@dirco.gov.za

Advice for returning travellers can be found here: nicd.ac.za/advice-for-returning-travellers/

The Department of Employment and Labour has issued guidelines to deal with COVID-19 at workplace: labour.gov.za

For more information about the disease, go to sacoronavirus.co.za/category/tool-kits/ or nicd.ac.za/diseases-a-z-index/covid-19/

The Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) is also encouraging the events industry to share their experiences on the impact COVID-19 has had on their business by emailing share@saaci.org. If you need clarity or assistance on areas you may not be sure of on the restrictions announced by government, cancellations or postponement that are occurring due to COVID-19, you can also submit your questions to them by emailing askus@saaci.org.

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