25 March 2020
COVID-19…Extraordinary and Challenging Times
As you would know by now, President Cyril Ramaphosa has implemented a 21-day nationwide lockdown from midnight 26 March to help flatten the COVID-19 curve, and contain the spread and human costs of the pandemic. PsySSA supports the President’s targeted interventions to protect the health and safety of the citizenry.
As the PsySSA Presidency, we want to assure our members that our service to you remains a priority. We are committed to navigating the current crisis, and implementing necessary plans in ways that allow us to continue to support you, engage with you, and uphold the Society’s vision and mission. We hope that we can also draw on your expertise and strength as we work collectively towards ensuring the best possible outcomes during this pandemic for the multiple service users and publics whom we serve.