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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Service arrangement of DH’s Student Health Service
Service arrangement of DH’s Student Health Service
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     In view of the development of the COVID-19 epidemic situation, the Department of Health (DH) today (November 25) announced that services under the Student Health Service of the DH will be adjusted in order to deploy more healthcare manpower to support anti-epidemic work and meet operational needs.      Starting from Friday (November 27), services of three Student Health Service Centres (SHSCs), namely Kowloon Bay SHSC, Tai Po SHSC and Yuen Long SHSC, will be suspended.      Limited annual health assessment services will continue to be provided at nine SHSCs. They are: 
Chai Wan SHSC;
Western SHSC;
Lam Tin SHSC;
Kowloon City Lions Clubs SHSC;
Tsz Wan Shan Wu York Yu SHSC;
Sha Tin SHSC;
Shek Wu Hui SHSC;
South Kwai Chung SHSC; and
Tuen Mun SHSC.
      Limited Special Assessment Centre (SAC) services will also be provided to students who require further follow-ups at SACs. These include assessment services provided by clinical psychologists, dietitians, optometrists, audiologists and scoliosis related services.      For enquiries, please contact the centres during service hours:Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm, 2pm to 6pm (except public holidays). For details of the centres, please refer to the website below: www.studenthealth.gov.hk/english/centre/centre.html.      Meanwhile, the DH will continue to implement stringent infection control measures at service units. Of which, all clients with appointments and visitors must put on surgical masks and have their body temperature checked.

 
Ends/Wednesday, November 25, 2020Issued at HKT 18:15

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