Politicians, policy makers and public servants have never faced a situation like this. They immediately need policies that really work. Best practices can serve as an inspiration, a starting point and a proof of concept.
On the Facebook page of a municipality in Italy, people can contribute their skills and knowledge to the community.
An App provides citizens with information on various topics such as symptoms, a map indicating nearby health units and new official news.
The city of Essen set up a “Situation Centre Summer Holidays” with the aim to develop childcare, leisure activities and education for Essen’s children and young people for the 2020 summer holidays.
The Irish Food Board set up a special grant to support the marketing and sales initiatives of the Irish food and horticulture industry.
A chatbot on government websites helps to prevent the spread of misinformation and keeps emergency phone lines free.
A platform helps businesses identify the support programmes for which they can apply and describes the necessary steps.
A hotline is provided for the particularly vulnerable, to receive assistance with necessary errands. Some people are more vulnerable to infectious disease than others. In the case of Covid-19, the elderly and people with certain