EPF JOHOR BAHRU TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FROM 6 DECEMBER 2020
KUALA LUMPUR, 06 December 2020: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) regrets to inform that an employee at its Johor Bahru branch has been tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is now receiving treatment for recovery while contact tracing is currently underway.
Following this update, the EPF Johor Bahru branch (office and counters) will be temporarily closed until further notice. This is following instructions from the Ministry of Health for the management of the premise to conduct disinfection and sanitisation. Members who have made prior appointments are advised to log onto the Janji Temu Online facility to reschedule their visits to a later date. Members may also visit other EPF branches in Johor, which continue to operate as usual, or transact online via i-Akaun for selected services.
The EPF is taking the necessary steps to ensure the health and safety of its employees and members of the public. All employees of EPF Johor Bahru will be taking the COVID-19 swab test, and if found positive, will undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine as per the guidelines by the National Security Council (MKN). All EPF branches will continue to strictly observe physical distancing and other preventive SOPs in mitigating the spread of COVID-19.
If members need further clarification, they can contact the EPF Contact Management Centre at 03-8922 6000 or refer to the EPF website at www.kwsp.gov.my.
Issued by the EPF Media Desk Corporate Affairs Department 6 December 2020
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The Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) is one of the oldest retirement funds in the world. Established in 1951, the EPF is a social-security organisation focused on safeguarding member savings and delivering excellent services. In recent years, in line with its vision of helping members achieve a better future, the EPF has expanded its role to encompass the creation of a comprehensive social well-being ecosystem. Today, the EPF remains steadfast in its commitment to members through consistent efforts to update and improve itself, in order to build the foundation for sustainable, holistic and equitable well-being for all Malaysians