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Municipality response to COVID-19 (Prato)

Municipality response to COVID-19 (Prato)

May 11, 2020

Presentation covering the achievements, issues addressed and lessons learnt at Prato City Council, Italy, including: a dedicated Coronavirus information resource on the city website: https://www.comune.prato.it/coronavirus/; remote working for 600 of the city's 1,000 employees (95% activated in 2 weeks); selection of an effective commercial tool for videoconferencing for use by politicians and employees; use of free tools for videoconferencing by employees; online and hot-line telephone service for food-coupons (only 5 days set-up); distribution of protective masks to residents; and training sessions for remote workers.