Our Response


Council is taking action to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The safety of our community and our staff is our top priority. 


HOW WE ARE RESPONDING

  • We are practising social distancing.
  • We are promoting NSW health are the primary source of truth throughout this pandemic. The website www.health.nsw.gov.au is the primary source of information and health updates.
  • Singleton Council’s leadership team meets daily to discuss the pandemic, allowing us to establish our approach and provide advice to our staff and the broader community. 
  • We have implemented increased cleaning regimes for our sites and erected appropriate signage.
  • We are liaising with other agencies, including the Office of Local Government, emergency agencies and neighbouring Councils to ensure sharing of information and consistent messaging to our community.
  • We’re encouraging our customers to connect with us remotely by using our Online Services, via our web chat or by telephone on 02 6578 7290 during business hours.

EMPLOYEES

  • We are working through flexible working options with Council staff to keep delivering our essential services.
  • Singleton Council employees who have recently travelled oversees or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 have been excluded from work and are advised to self-isolate for 14 days.
  • All employees have been reminded to practice good hygiene to prevent the spread. 
  • More information on COVID-19 is available on the NSW Health website or the Federal Government Health website.