Plan of additional measures to prevent and reduce the spread of acute respiratory infections

10 April 2020

Plan of additional measures to prevent and reduce the spread of acute respiratory infections, including infections caused by COVID-19, in Minsk

Item number

Measures

Responsible executor

Co-executors

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Continue informational and awareness-raising activities among the population, organizations for the prevention of acute respiratory infections, including infections caused by COVID-19, using all available forms (speaking on television, radio, posting information on Internet sites, etc.) in accordance with the existing epidemiological situation

main department of ideological work and youth affairs of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk 

healthcare committee of the Minsk City Executive Committee, state institution «Minsk city center of hygiene and epidemiology» (hereinafter - SI MCCHE)

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Принять меры по недопущению к работе в организациях всех форм собственности сотрудников с признаками респираторных инфекций

Take measures for nonadmission employees with signs of respiratory infections from working in organizations of all forms of ownership

Structural divisions of Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Ensure the holding of meetings, seminars, sessions using video and audio conferencing modes, prevent employees from traveling on business trips

Structural divisions of Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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To ensure the functioning of libraries, museums, exhibition complexes, etc. without holding mass events and work of reading rooms

department of culture of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Cancel holding exhibitions, presentations, fairs, etc.

main department of trade and services of the Minsk City Executive Committee, state institution «Main department of the consumer market of the Minsk City Executive Committee», district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Prevent unauthorized visits to social institutions for the elderly (boarding homes for the elderly and disabled, etc.), ensure control over the health status of staff and residents, compliance with the mask regime

committee of labor, employment and social protection of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of social institutions

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Ensure the work of territorial centers of social services for the population to ensure the priority needs of senior citizens in food, medicines, and to assist them in paying for utilities and other services.

Ensure the use of personal protective equipment for respiratory organs in the provision of servicing elderly people at home by employees of territorial social services centers and volunteers, postal services workers, banks workers etc.

district administrations of Minsk, committee of labor, employment and social protection of the Minsk City Executive Committee

heads of territorial centers of social services, Belarusian republican youth union, Belarusian Red Cross Society

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Ensure the work of child care facilities (hereinafter - the CCF) with the provision of the right to parents to decide whether the children do not attend the CCF, preserving the child’s position and not charging fees for attendance; limit the movement of employees within the same group; provide for the adoption of other activities aimed at disunity

Committee of education of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of CCF

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Ensure the work of institutions of general secondary education (hereinafter – IGSE) with the granting of the right to parents to make decision of the non-attendance of IGSE by their children and the organization of children's stay within

Committee of education of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of educational institutions

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Recommend to exclude in higher, secondary special and vocational technical educational institutions conducting group classes in classrooms by organizing the transition to training with elements of distance learning, training according to individual schedules, etc. Take measures to find students at the place of study without traveling to the place of permanent residence. Exclude the use of sports facilities of these institutions by unauthorized persons

Committee of education of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of educational institutions

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Do not allow visiting dormitories by persons who do not reside in them, as well as holding cultural and sporting events in them

district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Ensure that people are accommodated in hotels and other accommodations with the maximum distance from each other (on different floors, on different sides of the corridor) with a health survey, daily temperature measurement with non-contact thermometers

State institution «Main department of the consumer market of the Minsk City Executive Committee», district administrations of Minsk

main department of trade and services of the Minsk City Executive Committee, heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Transfer scheduled maintenance by specialized organizations of the state of the housing fund, engineering intra-apartment networks, metering devices, etc., visits of apartments by specialists of repair organizations

State union «Minsk city housing services», district administrations of Minsk

department of municipal economy and energetics, organizations of all ownership forms

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Conduct cleaning of the premises using detergents and disinfectants, ensure regular decontamination of door handles, handrails on the traffic routes, switches, elevator control panels for passengers and other preventive measures in the entrances of residential buildings and temporary accommodation facilities for citizens

State union «Minsk city housing services», state institution «Main department of the consumer market of the Minsk City Executive Committee», district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Ensure the separation of visitors in catering facilities by placing tables for serving visitors at a distance of at least 1,5 m from each other

main department of trade and services of the Minsk City Executive Committee, state institution «Main department of the consumer market of the Minsk City Executive Committee», district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Provide a technological break of at least 60 minutes at public catering facilities for the ongoing disinfection of premises and equipment after 15.00 hours. Exclude custom-made events in catering facilities

main department of trade and services of the Minsk City Executive Committee, state institution «Main department of the consumer market of the Minsk City Executive Committee», district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Do not hold events, group presentations, tastings, promotions, etc. at shopping centers, shopping malls, stores, etc. Ensure that employees of the objects that have direct contact with visitors, use respiratory protection (masks), gloves, and antiseptics for treating hands

main department of trade and services of the Minsk City Executive Committee, state institution «Main department of the consumer market of the Minsk City Executive Committee», district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Ensure control over compliance by persons arriving (delivered) from foreign countries with a self-isolation regime at the places of registration/stay

SI MCCHE, main department of internal affairs of the Minsk City Executive Committee

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Continue production control over the sanitary maintenance of public transport (buses, electric buses, trolleybuses, trams, subway rolling stock, fixed-route taxis, etc.), bus depots and bus stations, with the implementation of preventive and disinfection measures for the provision of services for the carriage of passengers by road, stock of disinfectants funds, as well as ensuring the availability of conditions at bus depots and bus stations for employees and passengers to observe personal hygiene rules

the state enterprise «Capital transport and communications», the state enterprise «Minsktrans», the state enterprise «Minsk Metro», district administrations of Minsk

heads of transporting organizations of all ownership forms

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In Orthodox and Catholic churches, temples and monasteries, ensure regular washing and antiseptics of hands, cleaning using disinfectants, airing rooms, disinfecting processing of furniture and door handles, icons to which parishioners are applied, utensils and liturgical vessels 

main department of ideological work and youth affairs of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of religious organizations

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Ensure the placement of visitors in cinemas, theaters and other cultural facilities at a distance of at least 1.5 meters from each other

department of culture of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of cultural objects

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Ensure that visitors are received in hairdressing salons, tattoo parlors, beauty salons, permanent makeup salons and other similar objects only by appointment with an interval between clients of at least 5 minutes and that  personnel observes the mask regime

main department of trade and services of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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Recommend to business entities to consider the question on further functioning of discos, nightclubs, hookahs, bowling, billiards, computer clubs, taking into account the sanitary and epidemiological situation

main department of trade and services of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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To the heads of the objects of hotel business, trade, public catering, social services, organizations providing postal services, as well as life support services of the city and other organizations of all forms of ownership that provide services to the population – to organize daily thermometry of employees before starting work with fixing the results in a journal and removing employees from work in case of temperature increase

structural divisions of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms

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In organizations of all ownership forms in premises with workers staying, ensure: wet cleaning of premises using detergents and disinfectants; efficient operation of ventilation and air conditioning systems in compliance with indoor climate conditions; limiting the number of workers per shift, delimiting their flows during two (three) shift work mode, providing for a break of at least 30 minutes; preventing unauthorized persons from visiting the premises of organizations; admission to the organization of personnel of services performing current repairs and/or equipment maintenance should be carried out only in compliance with the mask regime

structural divisions of the Minsk City Executive Committee, district administrations of Minsk

heads of organizations of all ownership forms