COVID-19 Safe Management Measures

Frequently Asked Questions

On enforcement of safe distancing measures

Is it an offence if I don’t wear my mask?
What are the penalties for flouting safe distancing measures?
How do I identify an Enforcement Officer (EO) or SG Clean Ambassador?
What is the difference between an Enforcement Officer (EO) and an SG Clean Ambassador?
What should I do if approached by an Enforcement Officer (EO)?
Do NEA’s Safe Distancing Enforcement Officers (EOs) collect fines on the spot for offences?
Can SG Clean Ambassadors take enforcement action?

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On safe distancing measures for smokers

Can I leave my home to smoke and can I remove my mask to smoke outside?
Will I be fined for smoking in a crowded Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs)?
How many people can there be in a Designated Smoking Area (DSA) and what are the safe distancing measures to observe in a DSA for smokers?

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On safe distancing measures at hawker centres and markets

What are the safe distancing measures that I have to abide by when dining at hawker centres?
What are the roles of Safe Distancing Officers and Ambassadors at at hawker centres and markets?
What are the measures taken to ensure that hawker centres and markets will be safe to visit?
What are the crowd management measures adopted by NEA for markets and hawker centres?
When should I visit the markets?
The market I usually visit is crowded. What can I do?

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On safe distancing measures at after-death facilities and funerals

What are the safe distancing measures at Choa Chu Kang Cemetery and government-managed columbaria (Choa Chu Kang, Mandai and Yishun)?
What are the measures to abide by at cremations, burial services and funeral wakes?
Can funeral wakes be held for those who passed away from COVID-19 infection? How long can these wakes be held for?
Is it safe to conduct funeral wakes for those who have passed away from COVID-19 infection?
Do all the bodies of deceased infected with COVID-19 have to be cremated?
Which funeral services companies are qualified to handle bodies of deceased infected with COVID-19?
What repatriation arrangements should the next-of-kin of a foreign deceased infected with COVID-19 make? How does NEA handle a foreign deceased case?
Is embalming allowed for deceased with COVID-19 infection?

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