From Thursday 26 March 2020, the 'Bruxelles-Propreté' Agency will reduce the collection of blue and yellow garbage bags. It is taking these new measures due to a lack of staff in the collection and cleaning services in connection with the coronavirus crisis. The opening hours of the Recypark (container parks) have also been adjusted.
The Brussels Capital Region has started setting up a production line of surgical masks. In order to get this production up and running as quickly as possible and to meet the hospitals' demands, the help of volunteers working from home is requested.
The Demography Department (Population and Civil Registry) of the City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19).
The 5 nursing homes of the Public Wefare Centre (CPAS-OCMW) are completely closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among seniors as much as possible. This means that the residents can no longer receive visitors and cannot go outside. The CPAS therefore launches a call for solidarity to brighten up their daily lives.