Several community healthcare facilities affected by Cape Storm

Several community healthcare facilities have been affected by heavy rain on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, in the Northern and Tygerberg District.

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Bishop Lavis Community Day Centre (CDC); Symphony Way CDC in Delft; and Parow CDC, were affected due to flooding, but services have resumed at these facilities.

Meanwhile, Ravensmead clinic has experienced a power outage.

Western Cape Health and Wellness Department Spokesperson, Shimoney Regter, said the lighting inside of the facility has been affected.

‘’Facility management is working with local authorities to restore power to the facility. Services remain available at the facility.’’

Regter said mop-up operations have since commenced and appealed for patience as safety issues may impact operations and urge members of the public to follow advice from local authorities.

‘’Western Cape Government Health and Wellness is monitoring the situation and we’re making every effort to ensure that our healthcare facilities are safe to provide much-needed services to our communities.  We want to provide for the safety and welfare of both the public and our healthcare teams. We urge all community members to work with local authorities. Thank you for your patience and cooperation,’’ said Shimoney Regter, Western Cape Health and Wellness Department Spokesperson.


Done By: Mitchum George


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