COVID-19 RESPONSE AND ADAPTATION STRATEGY
BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN
VISO is taking all necessary measures to minimise the risk of COVID-19 infection whilst ensuring continuity of its operations.
We are managing and adapting to the situation while ensuring service delivery in consultation with leaders, authorities, regional and local task force committees and beneficiaries. we shall continue to refine and adjust our implementation strategy as required through out this period of the global pandemic.
As a precautionary approach, Most of our meetings are conducted online via Skype, Zoom or WhatsApp.
Our staff, consultants and Interns are working remotely and having limited physical contact.
For field activities, we follow health and safety guidelines from Uganda Ministry of health (MoH) and World Health Organisation.
SUPPORT TO THE KEY COVID-19 HOTSPOTS IN NORTHERN UGANDA
Amuru district in northern Uganda currently has the highest number of confirmed cases of infection. The main hotspot is Elegu boarder point. It is the boarder entry and exit point in Uganda for South Sudan
The neighbouring districts of Gulu, Lamwo, Nwoya are vulnerable because of their proximity to Amuru. They could easily record high rates of infections if the health and safety guidelines are not well implemented.
As a response mechanism, VISO distributed Face masks , Hand washing facilities, disinfectants and liquid soap to all the health centres, community resource persons and local partners in Amuru, Nwoya and Gulu district to protect and prevent spread of COVID-19.
Follow directives from health experts to stop the continued spread of COVID19 in your community.