Decision Maker: Council Leader
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To approve the Outbreak Management Plan for St Helens Borough and the Membership and Terms of Reference for The People’s Board.
To approve the following documents to support Outbreak Management to be published on St Helens Council Website
St Helens Borough Council Outbreak Management Summary
St Helens Borough Council Outbreak Management Plan
Appendix 1: Outbreak Control Information
Appendix 2: Regulatory Powers
Appendix 3: Example Letters and forms
Appendix 4: PHE NW COVID-19 Resource Pack for Care Homes
Appendix 5: PHE NW COVID-19 Resource Pack for St. Helens Schools
Terms of Reference for the Health Protection Board
Terms of Reference Outbreak Management Board
Membership and Terms of Reference for The People’s Board
All documents may be updated based on new guidance
Councils have been asked to publish their Outbreak Management Plans by the end of June 2020. In order to meet the deadline we request an emergency decision.
There are new responsibilities for Local Authorities to be responsible for COVID-19
Outbreak Management. The governance needs to be in place by the end of June
2020. The new Outbreak Management Board will report to The People’s Board and
the updated Terms of Reference will be presented to the Board at the end of July 2020.
The plan could be published with retrospective Cabinet approval.
Publication date: 30/06/2020
Date of decision: 30/06/2020