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DH clinics service arrangement
     The Department of Health (DH) today (January 10) announced adjustments of its services in response to the latest developments of the COVID-19 situation.

Social Hygiene Service
  • Yau Ma Tei Female Social Hygiene Clinic will be suspended starting tomorrow (January 11) until further notice. Patients in need could attend other social hygiene clinics.
  • Evening service of Yau Ma Tei Male Social Hygiene Clinic (which provides service on Tuesdays) will be suspended starting tomorrow until further notice. Patients concerned could attend the clinic during the daytime opening hours if needed.

     Please visit the following websites for the information on social hygiene clinics:
     Male: www.dh.gov.hk/english/tele/tele_chc/tele_chc_shcm.html; and
     Female: www.dh.gov.hk/english/tele/tele_chc/tele_chc_shcf.html.

Tuberculosis and Chest Service
  • The directly observed treatment service on every Saturday morning of seven chest clinics will be suspended from January 22, namely Sai Ying Pun Chest Clinic, Shaukeiwan Chest Clinic, Kowloon Chest Clinic, Shek Kip Mei Chest Clinic, East Kowloon Chest Clinic, Tai Po Chest Clinic and Tung Chung Chest Clinic.

     The DH will contact and make separate arrangements for affected users of the above services with prior appointments.

     Please visit the respective websites or contact the relevant clinics and service units direct for details of the service adjustments. These websites can also be accessed via the DH website (www.dh.gov.hk).

     In addition, in order to enhance infection control measures including minimising flows of people and social contacts, the DH has advised that family members and friends should avoid accompanying clients to visit the Maternal and Child Health Centres or other clinics/facilities unless there are special reasons to do so.

     ‚ÄčA spokesman for the DH reiterated that infection control measures at all clinics and service units have been in place. All patients with appointments or visitors must put on surgical masks and have their body temperature checked.
Ends/Monday, January 10, 2022
Issued at HKT 20:25
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