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Service arrangements of Public Records Office of Government Records Service
     In line with the extension of the special work arrangements announced by the Government, the Government Records Service (GRS) today (July 31) announced that during the period between August 3 to August 9, the Search Room of the Public Records Office (PRO) will only open on Wednesday (August 5) from 9am to 1pm for users who have made a reservation for holdings through the online catalogue. The quota is four users, which will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Public services to be provided will be limited to:
 1. Loan and circulation service for reserved holdings; and
 2. Self-service reproduction of holdings.
      The above services will be suspended for those who have not made an online reservation for holdings. Meanwhile, users should wear surgical masks at all times when they are inside the Hong Kong Public Records Building, and follow the infection control measures implemented by the GRS including temperature checks upon entering the building and applying hand sanitiser.
      The Exhibition Hall in the Hong Kong Public Records Building will continue to be closed. Visits and public education programmes are suspended until further notice.
      The above measures will be implemented until August 9 and will be reviewed. Members of the public may visit the GRS website (www.grs.gov.hk) and PRO Facebook (www.facebook.com/grs.publicrecordsoffice) for updates. For enquiries, please email proinfo@grs.gov.hk.
Ends/Friday, July 31, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:30
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