During the upcoming holiday, the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) will inform residents and ratepayers about the closure of municipal offices and facilities that provide some services. The non-essential services will be closed starting December 27, 2023, and reopen on January 2, 2024. This closure includes administrative offices, libraries, selected clinics, rates halls, and pay points. However, residents requiring healthcare services are encouraged to utilise Community Healthcare (CHC) centres and hospitals, which remain operational 24 hours a day. For emergencies or service interruptions during recess, residents can contact the life-threatening emergency line at 011 458 0911 or 10177 or dial 112 from their phones. Residents can also reach the municipal services call centre at 0860 543 000.
The CoE stresses the importance of timely payment of municipal accounts, advising residents to use the online rates payment platform, Siyakhokha, available at www.siyakhokha.ekurhuleni.gov.za. The City of Ekurhuleni wishes all its residents a wonderful festive season and a prosperous New Year. Healthcare facilities operational during the recess include Daveyton Main Community Day Centre, Kwa-Thema Community Health Centre, Nokuthela Ngwenya Community Health Centre, and Phillip Moyo Community Health Centre in the East. Far East Rand and Pholosong hospitals will also be operational. Esangweni Community Health Centre and Thembisa Hospital will be available in the North. The South region will have Phola Park Community Health Centre, Jabulane Dumane Community Health Centre, and Ramokonopi Community Health Centre, all operational 24 hours. Additionally, Bertha Gxowa, Tambo Memorial, and Thelle Mogoerane Regional hospitals will be open to provide essential healthcare services.
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