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Temporary closure of AFCD public facilities from tomorrow
     To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level and avoid people from gathering, a spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) announced today (January 28) that the following AFCD public facilities will be temporarily closed from tomorrow (January 29) and school and public programmes will also be cancelled until further notice:

     1. Hong Kong Wetland Park
     2. Eight Country Park Visitor / Education Centres including Woodside Biodiversity Education Centre, Ngong Ping Nature Centre, Lions Nature Education Centre (except outdoor exhibition area), Shing Mun Country Park Visitor Centre, Aberdeen Tree Centre, Clear Water Bay Country Park Visitor Centre, Tai Mo Shan Country Park Visitor Centre and Sai Kung Country Park Visitor Centre (except reception counter for permit application)
     3. Seven Hong Kong Geopark Park Visitor Centres, including Hong Kong Geopark Visitor Centre, Sai Kung Volcano Discovery Centre, Lai Chi Wo Geoheritage Centre, Tai Po Geoheritage Centre, Ap Chau Story Room, Kau Sai Village Story Room and Kat O Story Room
     4. Endangered Species Resources Centre
     For enquiries, please call the AFCD on 2708 8885.
Ends/Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:08
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