The Mayor of Torre Pacheco, Antonio León, the Councilor for Health, Maria José López and the Councilor for Communication, Carlos López, reported this morning on the measures taken by the City Council to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The Consistory is working in a coordinated manner and following the instructions and recommendations of the Health and Health authorities of the State and the Community so that this disease affects the minimum possible population.
From the Torre Pacheco City Council, a series of measures have been adopted that will be applied temporarily and will be subject to the evolution of the situation.
Specifically, the measures adopted by the Consistory and that the mayor of Torre Pacheco has communicated in a Bando to stop the spread of the coronavirus are the following:
From Monday March 16 and until the educational centers remain closed in compliance with the order of the Ministry of Health of the Region of Murcia, the operation of nursery schools and childcare centers (CAIs) of municipal ownership is suspended.
Suspended all public events of all kinds, including the Roldán festivals, Trade Fair, Weekly Markets, Concerts, Cultural Events, Sports, etc.
Until March 31, 2020.
All municipal sports facilities are provisionally closed, as well as all activities carried out therein suspended.
The Torre Pacheco and Roldán Libraries, as well as the municipal study rooms are closed.
All the activities of Associations, Collectives and Workshops of all kinds that are carried out in Municipal Public Spaces, such as civic centers and social centers, are suspended.
Senior centers will be closed until 31 and senior activities will be suspended.
The plays and events scheduled at CAES are suspended, and tickets can be requested to be returned at the box office.
A special recommendation is made to elderly or chronically ill people to avoid leaving their home or residence in order to prevent possible infection and an appeal is made to promote home care for the elderly.
A general recommendation is also made to the population to avoid going out as far as possible, avoiding public parks, playgrounds, etc.
Avoiding physical contact and taking the recommended hygiene measures are key to stopping the spread.
The City Council has increased the frequency and extreme disinfection in transit areas and furniture elements in all public spaces.
In addition, measures have been taken with regard to the personnel of the City Council, recommending to the citizens that, whenever possible, they make arrangements electronically or by telephone;
noting that municipal workers, to reconcile, will perform telework from home, for which they have been provided with training and resources, Carlos López has reported.
The Collegiate Bodies, such as the Information Commissions and the Plenary, will also be held electronically, so that the councilors do not have to go to the City Council.
Both the mayor and the councilmen have transmitted a message of calm and confidence in the measures adopted, recommending that they ignore the hoaxes and calling for the responsibility of all the pachequeros.
Finally, they have pointed out that the situation may change at times, depending on the evolution, advising citizens to take as reference the information from official sources, the websites and official social media accounts of the regional, state and international.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Torre Pacheco