Call for alternative accommodation for healthcare professionals

Miguela Xuereb

Owners of accommodation facilities around Malta and Gozo have been invited to send in the details of their property to be offered to healthcare professionals who opt not to return to their family home after work.

Many healthcare professionals especially those working on the frontline have moved out temporarily of their family home. This is being done to minimise the risk of exposing one’s family to the virus after they are exposed to it at their place of work.

In a Facebook post on Mater Dei Hospital’s page, owners of self-catering apartments or hotels which offer kitchenette within the premises have been invited to send in their proposals. The accommodation should also have a washing machine or the possibility for laundry services.

Such accommodation could be either at a cost or free of charge.

Further the apartments or rooms should be comprised of single bedded rooms although twin and triple rooms will be considered.

Options provided at free of charge must include utility bills, where employees will pay for the using such services.

Those owning property are invited to send in their proposals which should include the details of location, number of beds available and details of contact person are to be forwarded to rita.tirchett@gov.mt.

The Ministry for Health is inviting owners of accommodation facilities who are willing to offer property, in Malta or…

Posted by Mater Dei Hospital on Sunday, March 29, 2020

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