Covid-19 Lockdown: Retail Outlets & Medical Services open in Grabouw & Elgin Valley

Due to the growing spread of COVID-19 in SA, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on the 23rd March the enforcement of a nationwide lockdown imposing restrictions on movement for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020 until midnight on Thursday, 16 April 2020. This means that all South Africans will have to stay at home. No one will be allowed to leave their homes except under strictly controlled circumstances, such as to seek medical care, buy food, medicine and other supplies or to collect a social grant. No business is allowed to operate, including restaurants among others, (Source: South African Tourism Website).   All of the Elgin Valley Farmstalls (ie.Peregrine, The Orchard and Houw Hoek Farmstall) will be closed over this period.

The following retail outlets and medical service facilities in Grabouw and the Elgin Valley will be open for trade during lockdown, take note of revised opening hours where applicable:

SUPERMARKETS

Grabouw Superspar
Contact: 021 859 4210
Address: Oudebrug Road, N2, Grabouw, 7160
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday to Saturday: 8am-5pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 8am-2pm
 
Shoprite
Contact: 021 859 7220
Address: Cnr Of Caledon And, Ryke St, Grabouw, 7160
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday-Thursday: 8am-6pm
Friday: 8am-7pm
Saturday: 7am-5pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 8am-2pm
 
The Village Supermarket
Contact: 021 859 5124
Address: 10 Worcester St, Grabouw, 7160
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday-Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday & Saturday: 7am-9pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 8am-5pm

MEDICAL SERVICES

Dr PN Hangone
Contact: 021 8593927
Address: 202 Old Cape Road, Pineview Grabouw
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm ( closed 1:30-3pm) / Saturday: 8am-12pm  

Dr Albertyn, Joubert & Van der Vyfer
Contact: 021 8592508
Address: Worcester Street
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5pm  

Dr WJ Smit & Dr JN Vosloo
Contact: 021 8592580/1
Address: Elgin Med Cnte Main Rd Grabouw
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm / Saturday: 8am-1pm / After Hours 5pm-6:30pm

Grabouw Pharmacy
Contact: 021 859 3383
Address: 38 Main Rd, Grabouw, 7160
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5pm / Saturday: 8am-1pm  

Grabouw Day Hospital
Contact: 021 859 1301
Address: Old Cape Road, Grabouw
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday-Sunday: open 24 hours

ANIMAL CARE

Grabouw Animal Clinic
Contact: 021 859 3082
Address: 2 Sonia Street Grabouw
Hours of Trade during Lockdown:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm / Saturday: 9am-12pm  

Please note that this information is not exhaustive, but what we were able to confirm at the time of publishing.

VISITORS TO GRABOUW AND THE ELGIN VALLEY

We would also like to remind you that the new measures affect visitors currently in our region as well. If a visitor from a high-risk country had arrived in SA after 9 March 2020, they would be required to quarantine for 14 days at the hotel which they are staying in. Should your visitor experience any COVID-19 symptoms such as coughing, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath etc, please click here to view the list of testing centres in the city or contact the following emergency numbers:

National Coronavirus Hotline: 0800 029 999
Provincial Hotline: 021 928 4102
Ambulance Services: 028 2129111
National WhatsApp: 0600 123 456 (type Hi for menu driven updates and advice)
Department of Health: doh.dismed@westerncape.gov.za


Wishing all members of our tourism community and our Valley well in this deeply uncertain time. Please look after yourselves and your loved ones as we navigate this unsettling period.

We all have our role to play #stayathome #flattenthecurve