{code: 'ad_leftslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_leftslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/leftslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, Grocery stores and wholesale produce markets, including spaza shops and informal food traders, with written permission from a municipal authority to operate being required in respect of informal food traders; Electricity (including vital demand management services), water, gas and fuel production, supply and maintenance; Critical jobs for essential government services as determined by Head of National or Provincial Departments in accordance with the guidance of the Department of Public Service and Administration, including Social Grant Payments and pension payments; Birth and death certificates, and replacement identification documents; Care services and social relief of distress provided to older persons, mentally ill, persons with disabilities, the sick, and children; Funeral and cremation services, including mortuaries services and the transportation of mortal remains; Wildlife Management, Anti-poaching, Animal Care and Veterinary services; Newspaper, broadcasting and telecommunication infrastructure and services, including call centres critical for the support of such services; Production and sale of any chemicals, hygiene products, pharmaceuticals for the medical or retail sector; Cleaning, sanitation, pest control, sewerage, waste and refuse removal services; Services related to the essential functioning of courts, judicial officers, the Master of the High Court, Sheriffs and legal practitioners required for those services; Essential SARS services defined by the Commissioner of SARS; Police, peace officers, traffic officers, military medical personnel and soldiers, correctional services officials and traffic management services; Postal services and courier services related to transport of medical products; Air-traffic Navigation, Civil Aviation Authority, air charters, Cargo Shipping and dockyard services; Gold, gold refinery, coal and essential mining; Accommodation used for persons rendering essential services, quarantine, isolation and the lockdown; Production, manufacturing, supply, logistics, transport, delivery, critical maintenance and repair in relation to the rendering of essential services including components and equipment; Transport services for persons rendering essential services and goods, and transportation of patients; Services rendered by the Executive, members of Parliament, Members of the Provincial Legislature, Members of Local Councils, the Judiciary, traditional leaders and National Office Bearers of Political Parties represented in Parliament; Commissioners of the South African Human Rights Commission, Gender Commission, and the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, and the Public Protector and Deputy Public Protector; and. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, Transport and logistics in respect of cargo and goods as set out in Part A to neighbouring countries; Tow trucks and vehicle recovery services; Call centres necessary to provide health, safety, social support, government and financial services; Harvesting and storage activities essential to prevent the wastage of primary agricultural goods; Implementation of payroll systems to the extent that such arrangement has not been made for the lockdown, to ensure timeous payments to workers; and. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '705055' }}, If you’re unsure whether your business provides essential services, you should close for the duration of the lockdown. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_dc", "english"); The Ministerial Order creating the essential services list has been repealed and replaced by Regulation 204/2020. {code: 'ad_topslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_leftslot' }}, Healthcare providers, h ospitals, clinics and healthcare operations including research and laboratory services, medical wholesale and distribution, and dentists Businesses that provide shelter and/or social services Newspapers, television, radio and other media outlets Businesses offering mailing and shipping services, including post office boxes { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, 'max': 8, }, Border . { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '541042770', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, Assess and monitor population health status, factors that influence health, and community needs and assets const customGranularity = { type: "html5", { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [120, 600] }}, Click on the arrows to change the translation direction. (b) The services listed in paragraph (a) may not be construed to include debt collection services. 'max': 3, googletag.enableServices(); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '194852', size: [300, 250] }}, In terms of section 11B of the Regulations: “(2) The head of an institution must determine essential services to be performed by his or her institution, and must determine the essential staff who will perform those services: Provided that the head of an institution may delegate this function, as may be required in line with the complexity and size of the business operation. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971063', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, var pbHdSlots = [ { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [120, 600] }}, "essential services" means services, by whomsoever rendered, and whether rendered to the Government or to any other person, the interruption of which would endanger the life, health or personal safety of the whole or part of the population;" Section 47. Essential businesses are ones that the public rely on in their day-to-day life. Coronavirus news: Essential services allowed under lockdown As cases of coronavirus increase steadily, the central and state governments have … dfpSlots['houseslot_a'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/houseslot', [300, 250], 'ad_houseslot_a').defineSizeMapping(mapping_houseslot_a).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'mid').setTargeting('hp', 'right').setCategoryExclusion('house').addService(googletag.pubads()); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, Here's the breakdown, according to Gov.ie. Minibus taxis may carry a maximum of 70% of their capacity. params: { expires: 365 dfpSlots['rightslot2'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/rightslot2', [[300, 250], [120, 600], [160, 600]], 'ad_rightslot2').defineSizeMapping(mapping_rightslot2).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'mid').setTargeting('hp', 'right').addService(googletag.pubads()); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_HDX' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776130', position: 'btf' }}, Essential Health and Community Services Act Questions and Answers. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 250] }}, iasLog("exclusion label : lcp"); {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, This certificate itself is not sufficient to allow a company to continue operating – all companies must still comply with the regulations, and their certificate will be revoked if they provide false information or are not an essential service. Usage explanations of natural written and spoken English, 0 && stateHdr.searchDesk ? pbjsCfg = { { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [160, 600] }}, These include, but are not limited to, the functions performed by first responders, health care workers, critical infrastructure workers (e.g., hydro and natural gas), and workers who are essential to … . Supermarkets, banks, GPs, pharmacies, service stations, couriers and “other important frontline service providers” would be classed as essential services. googletag.cmd.push(function() { Here in Australia there is broad agreementsupermarkets, service stations, allied health (pharmacy, chiropractic, physiotherapy, psychology, dental) and banks are essential business and services. The following are those businesses considered essential: Grocery stores and other food stores Drugstores - only for everyday essentials Hardware stores - only for products required to carry out exterior maintenance, repairs, or construction Some bottle shops can stay open but many are now imposing restrictionson how much people can buy. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_tc", "resp"); if(refreshConfig.enabled == true) { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [320, 100] }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, This category of essential services shall be construed broadly to avoid any impacts to the delivery of healthcare, broadly defined. The Essential Air Services program underwrites flights to scores of towns across the United States. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, googletag.pubads().disableInitialLoad(); name: "pbjs-unifiedid", { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654174' }}, Strike or lockout in essential services. iasLog("criterion : cdo_pc = dictionary"); As cities across the country tighten self-isolation and other restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus, “essential” services, jobs and activities are permitted to continue. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971063', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, 'min': 3.05, var pbTabletSlots = [ Learn more. "loggedIn": false From April 7, most workplaces and retail outlets will be closed. This means that food, medicine, healthcare, energy, fuel, essential municipal services, internet and banking services will continue to be available. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [300, 250] }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_pc", "dictionary"); filter: 'include' However, the National Security Council has also issued a press statement to clarify that certain non-essential services may be allowed to operate at a minimum level – for example, car repair services, towing services, and in progress construction that affects the safety and security of the public. } { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot2_flex' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot' }}, "noPingback": true, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971065', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, }); {code: 'ad_leftslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_leftslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/leftslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[120, 600], [160, 600], [300, 600]] } }, Essential personnel should be provided with a letter on a company letterhead confirming that they are providing an essential service. iasLog("criterion : cdo_tc = resp"); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [300, 50] }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, ga('create', 'UA-31379-3',{cookieDomain:'dictionary.cambridge.org',siteSpeedSampleRate: 10}); { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}, This also applies to supermarkets with liquor licences. {code: 'ad_topslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[728, 90]] } }, Guidance on essential services under the executive order is as follows: ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES OR ENTITIES, including any for profit or non-profit, regardless of the nature of the service, the function they perform, or its corporate or entity structure, are not subject to the in-person restriction. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_mobile_flex' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, var mapping_btmslot_a = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], [[300, 250], 'fluid']).addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250], [320, 50], [300, 50], 'fluid']).build(); {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, Repairs on essential services cars, or on the cars of persons performing essential services; 3.1.4.2. repairs required to restore a car’s safety and roadworthiness to good running condition; 3.1.4.3. routine servicing of cars that is due or overdue in terms of the manufacturer’s recommended service intervals, whether due as a result of - { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_leftslot' }}, Stay up-to-date on the restrictions in your state or territory. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195465', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, Examples of government services or activities that may be considered essential include, but are not limited to: border safety/security { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, {code: 'ad_topslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 50], [320, 50], [320, 100]] } }, Critical maintenance services which cannot be delayed for more than 21 days and are essential to resume operations after the lockdown. Essential services, and those that support them, will continue to provide the necessities of life for everyone during the lockdown period. The Essential Air Services program underwrites flights to scores of towns across the United States. ga('set', 'dimension3', "default"); In at least a third of US states, society is now divided into two parts: Essential and non-essential. Local News; Coronavirus: Quebec's list of essential services that can remain open. 'min': 0, Non-essential services – closed already, or to close by 11.59pm on March 30 • Restaurants, bars, pubs, cafes (but takeaway and home delivery are permitted) • Gyms, public swimming pools, indoor sporting venues (allied-health services conducted on these premises, such as … { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, } Under the PSLRA, an “essential service” is defined as “any service, facility or activity of the Government of Canada [that] is or will be necessary for the safety or security of the public or a segment of the public.”. No, car rental companies are not permitted to operate during the lockdown period. What are essential services? the supply, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (including mechanically propelled vehicles, industrial machinery and equipment) for essential services. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '705055' }}, Food delivery services are among the essential services permitted under the government’s movement control order. Yes, grocery delivery services are permitted to operate – but they may not deliver prepared food. pbjs.setConfig(pbjsCfg); { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '705055' }}, 19 of 2012); Services necessary for the provision of social grants. }, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, COVID-19 South African Online Portal | All Rights Reserved, minimise, or eliminate if possible, physical interactions among staff and with and between customers, ensure appropriate health, hygiene and safety measures are in place, restrict activity to only what is essential during this period. "sign-up": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/auth/signup?rid=READER_ID", Workplaces that have been deemed "non-essential" or "at-risk" have until the end of Tuesday to close up shop. With that though, comes some confusion for people as what is considered 'essential.' { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, },{ var pbAdUnits = getPrebidSlots(curResolution); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [160, 600] }}, Essential services (Includes the supply chains) Accommodation . { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387233' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, Only companies permitted in terms of the lockdown regulations will be allowed to continue operating through the period. partner: "uarus31" Businesses should: If you have any queries about what an essential service is and if it applies to your sector, you can get in touch with [email protected] or call 0861 843 348 or 012 394 9500 for advice regarding your specific business. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_leftslot_160x600' }}, var dfpSlots = {}; { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has forced Britain into a full lockdown for at least three weeks as the coronavirus death toll continues to rise. Strike or lockout in essential services. Parents/caregivers are advised to make alternative care arrangements during this period. Note: In terms of the definition in 11A, this is in addition to services as defined in –, (a) section 213 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19042093' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, ga('require', 'displayfeatures'); Essential service workers are prohibited by law from striking. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("sfr", "cdo_dict_english"); },{ { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, storage: { Below is a list of essential services as defined by the state of Vermont: HEALTH CARE. 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