Turning A Singapore 5-Star Luxury Hotel Into A COVID-19 Stay-Home Notice Facility

The Conrad Centennial Singapore was among the first hotels to receive guests under the Stay-Home Notice (SHN) scheme at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in April 2020.

The hotel had to rejig its operations to accommodate travelers, such as returning Singapore residents, who had to undergo SHN upon arrival. Changes included zoning of its physical spaces, upping security measures as guests are not allowed to leave their rooms, and training staff to wear Protective Personal Equipment (PPE).

00:00 New security protocols such as sealed exit staircases are set in place.
00:41 What happens if a guest tests positive for COVID-19 during their stay?
01:43 How meals are prepared and delivered to 300+ guests.
02:22 Guests use special water-soluble bags for laundry which is sent to an external laundromat.
02:45How is the laundry of a COVID-19 patient handled?

Watch the full series of Pandemic Borders, about the unseen struggle to keep Singapore’s borders open in a pandemic: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkMf14VQEvTYTrb3joeyNOC9sh1USLsWm

Also watch:
Battling An Unseen Enemy: https://youtu.be/YbYcFe_qt3s
Inside Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic: https://youtu.be/mdX61H4Rsnw
Losing Our Jobs In COVID-19: This Is Our Story: https://youtu.be/b7nYcxsaNHk
Retrenched Changi Airport Staff Starts Over In Healthcare At 50: https://youtu.be/EkWZIoWP2Y8


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