Official Speeches, Press Releases, Media Coverage, Replies to Forum Letters, Parliamentary Replies, Media Replies and Clarifications issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
Ensuring continued social assistance and essential services for vulnerable groups
Apr 3, 2020
health and safety of users and staff in our social service agencies (SSAs) are
of paramount importance in these challenging times. With the implementation of
the major circuit breaker announced by the Multi-Ministry Taskforce today, MSF and NCSS will work closely with SSAs and service providers to ensure the continued
provision of services to vulnerable Singaporeans with critical and urgent needs
from 7 April to 4 May 2020.
Preschools and Student care centres to suspend general services
Apr 3, 2020
From 8 April 2020 to 4 May 2020, all
preschools will suspend general services and remain open only
to serve a limited group of parents who are unable to find alternative care
arrangements, such as those working in essential services like healthcare.
Temporary Closure of My First Skool located at 49 Rivervale Crescent
Apr 2, 2020
ECDA was informed that a teaching staff at My First Skool located at 49 Rivervale Crescent, Singapore 544576 (“the Centre”) tested positive for COVID-19. She was last in the Centre on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. As an added precautionary measure, ECDA has directed that the Centre be temporarily closed from 3 April 2020 to 14 April 2020.
More Support for Lower- to Middle-Income Singaporeans Affected by COVID-19 Situation
Mar 27, 2020
Measures to better support lower- to middle-income Singaporeans who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 situation
Statement on confirmed COVID-19 cases at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126
Mar 25, 2020
On 25 March 2020, 13 more centre staff, including teaching and non-teaching staff, tested positive for COVID-19. This is in addition to the Nursery 2 teacher who tested positive on 23 March.
Temporary Closure of PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126
Mar 24, 2020
ECDA was informed on 23 March 2020 that a Nursery 2 teacher at PCF Sparkletots @ Fengshan Blk 126 tested positive for COVID-19.
Joint MOE-MSF statement on LOA for preschool and primary school children
Mar 24, 2020
In light of the recent spike in imported cases in Singapore, MOE and MSF will implement additional precautionary measures for preschool and primary school students, to protect our younger students.
Closure of temporary relief centre at Jurong East Sport Hall
Mar 23, 2020
Given the low number of Malaysian workers who have required use of the facility, coupled with the groundswell of community support to house these workers, and MOM's involvement in assisting employers to secure accommodation for their employees, the temporary relief centre has ceased operations as of 23 March 2020.
Schools And Kindergartens To Re-Open With Enhanced Precautionary Measures
Mar 19, 2020
To further protect the education system, MOE, MSF and ECDA will implement additional precautionary measures over and above MOH’s measures. As some have travelled overseas during the March school holidays, we will issue a 14-day Leave of Absence (LOA) to students and staff of schools, preschools and student care centres who have been out of Singapore on or after 14 March, which is the start of the March school holidays.
Temporary Closure of MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru)
Mar 15, 2020
One of the new COVID-19 cases announced by MOH (Case 221) is a staff at MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru). She last attended the preschool on 13 March 2020.