MEDIA RELEASE - COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Published: Monday, 16 March 2020 at 5:04:34 PM

To the Community,

Whilst the risk of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission in Australia remains low, we are encouraging the Community to remain alert and be prepared, but not be alarmed.

The Health and Safety of our staff, health workers, emergency service volunteers, and Community members is our priority. It is an important time to consider our Social Responsibilities within the Community and what impact our actions and interactions with the Community may hold.

In all matters relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Shire of Brookton are taking advice from the Western Australian Department of Health, who are the lead agency.

Visit the below websites to remain up to date with information as it becomes available:

For small business owners, this information from the Small Business Development Corporation WA is helpful and outlines several considerations:

It is all of our responsibility to take precautions to protect the most vulnerable members of our Community.

Should you require any further information on this matter please contact the Shire Administration or myself.

Cr Katrina Crute

16 March 2020

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