The City’s Directorate of Health says plans are in place to acquire additional backup generators to better equip and protect healthcare facilities from the negative impacts of loadshedding.
Mayoral committee member Patricia van der Ross says power cuts, at clinics and other healthcare facilities, not only affect direct service delivery to patients but also impact the storage of medicines.
She says food safety is also another critical area during loadshedding.
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With continued load-shedding, City Health advises the public to please be patient, as some clinic operations are affected during outages.
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) July 4, 2022