Source: Jamaica Gleaner
The Cabinet has issued protocols for persons in quarantine and isolation to vote in the general election.
Those in quarantine may leave their location once, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday and 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 3.
They should immediately return to quarantine after voting.
In addition, they are required to travel only to and from a polling station in private transportation; the driver and all passengers must wear masks; the windows should remain open and the air conditioning should be switched off.
If the person develops any symptoms of COVID-19, or any flu-like or respiratory symptoms, they should immediately inform an election officer at the polling station.
Meanwhile, persons in isolation will have a one-hour window in which to cast their ballots.
They may do so Monday during the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 3, then return to isolation.
Before leaving isolation, these individuals are required to notify the Ministry of Health at 888-ONELOVE, that is, 888-663-5683, 888-754-7792, 876-542-5998, or 876-542-6006.
Persons leaving from isolation should wear a mask, face shield, gloves and a disposable gown.
They are also required to travel to a polling station in a private vehicle with only the driver and to adhere to the general protocols.
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