13 January, 2021

It is important to clean your hands after touching public installations or equipment, such as water dispenser, door handle, handrail and elevator control panel.

Source: HA Facebook
7 January, 2021

It is important to keep warm in this cold weather to protect health.

Tips on how to keep warm and stay safe at home in winter:
Dress warmly, consume sufficient food and drink, and do moderate stretching exercises. Remember to seek medical advice promptly when feeling unwell.

Source: HA Facebook
31 December, 2020

Take appropriate measures in view of the cold weather to keep warm and protect health.

Source: HA Facebook
31 August, 2020

Wash hands after using public facilities in the workplace.

Source: HA Facebook
28 August, 2020

Please stay vigilant. Continue to maintain social distancing, put on mask and wash hands frequently.

Source: HA Facebook
26 August, 2020

Tips for employees:
  • Clean hands after touching facilities on public transport
  • Keep the workstation clean
  • Avoid borrowing stationery or phone from colleagues
  • Avoid meal gathering with colleagues
  • Go home as soon as possible after work

Source: HA Facebook
18 August, 2020

Tips for taking public transport:
  • Maintain distance from other passengers as far as possible
  • Clean hands with alcohol-based handrub after using public facilities

Source: HA Facebook
13 August, 2020

During lunch time on working day, please note the following anti-epidemic tips:
  • Keep hands and table clean before and after lunch
  • Put on mask after lunch as soon as possible
  • Maintain social distancing with colleagues.

Source: HA Facebook
11 August, 2020

Please stay vigilant!

Common symptoms of COVID include fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, congestion, headache, sore throat, etc.

If you are feeling unwell with even mild symptoms, please seek medical advice immediately.

Source: HA Facebook
7 August, 2020

Tips for safe grocery shopping:
  • Avoid shopping during peak times
  • Reduce the frequency or need of grocery store visits
  • Wash hands immediately after shopping
  • Put on mask at all times

Source: HA Facebook
6 August, 2020

Tips for receiving parcel:
  • Arrange to leave the parcel outside home if possible and avoid contacting with the courier
  • If signing for the parcel is required, use your own pen
  • Dispose the packaging and wash hands as soon as possible after unpacking

Source: HA Facebook
5 August, 2020

In addition to maintaining good personal hygiene, it is also important to disinfect your personal belongings, such as earphones, Octopus and mobile phone regularly.

Source: HA Facebook
30 July, 2020

Besides washing hands, recommend to keep nails short, remove chipped nail polish from fingernails, and also prevent wearing rings and bracelets to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Revisit the steps of washing hand here

Source: HA Facebook
30 July, 2020

Return home as soon as possible after work; Avoid crowded and public area and maintain social distancing.

Source: HA Facebook
29 July, 2020

Put on mask at office as much as possible, especially when having discussion with colleagues and at common areas.

Source: HA Facebook
28 July, 2020

Reminders for office workers to prevent the spread of the coronavirus:
  • Wash hands after touching public facilities
  • Maintain social distancing with colleagues
  • Wear masks as far as possible

Source: HA Facebook
25 July, 2020

Reminders for parents under COVID-19:
  • Keep hand hygiene and home hygiene
  • Avoid holding gatherings at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
  • Observe children's condition and temperature

Source: HA Facebook
24 July, 2020

Stay home as much as possible and follow social distancing recommendation

Source: HA Facebook
21 July, 2020

Tips for safe grocery shopping under COVID-19
  • Wear masks at all times
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Use own shopping bag or cart
  • Clean your hands with alcohol-based handrub after shopping
  • Wash the reusable shopping bag frequently

Source: HA Facebook
21 July, 2020

Stay at home as far as possible.

If going out is not avoidable, wear masks and perform hand hygiene frequently.

Source: HA Facebook
20 July, 2020

Tips for staying safe at workplace against the coronavirus:
  • Keep the desk and surrounding environment clean
  • Avoid crowded lift or areas
  • Maintain social distancing at meetings and consider video conferencing if feasible
  • Wear mask as much as possible

Source: HA Facebook
Patient Hand Hygiene

Cough Etiquette

7 May, 2020

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or wear a surgical mask when you cough or sneeze.
  • Dispose of soiled tissue paper properly
  • Clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or wash with soap and water
Cough Etiquette

Chinese Medicine related information

7 May, 2020

Click here for COVID-19 – Chinese Medicine related information (Chinese only)
Chinese Medicine related information

Precautionary Measures after Travel (During the flight journey)

16 March, 2020

Members of the public are strongly urged to avoid non-essential travel outside Hong Kong. If it is unavoidable to travel to counties/ areas outside Hong Kong, the following precautionary measures should be considered during the flight journey:
  • Clean hands with alcohol-based handrub regularly
  • Put on a surgical mask
  • After using the toilet, put the toilet lid down before flushing to avoid spreading germs
  • Prepare clothing for keeping warm
  • Put on mask immediately after meal
  • Remain in your seat for the whole journey as far as possible
Precautionary Measures after Travel (During the flight journey)

Precautionary Measures after Travel (After arrival)

16 March, 2020

Members of the public are strongly urged to avoid non-essential travel outside Hong Kong. If it is unavoidable to travel to counties/ areas outside Hong Kong, the following precautionary measures should be considered after arrival in Hong Kong:
  • Pay attention to the latest travel advice
  • Avoid social gatherings and meal gatherings
  • Monitor body temperature daily
  • Maintain personal hygiene, e.g. always perform hand hygiene and wear masks
  • Properly maintain social distancing
  • If experiencing a fever or other symptoms, consult a doctor promptly, take the initiative to inform the doctor of any recent travel history and any exposure to animals
Precautionary Measures after Travel (After arrival)

Avoid Social Gathering

11 March, 2020

In order to prevent pneumonia and respiratory tract infection, it is important to reduce social contact. As far as feasible, avoid going to crowded places and social gatherings. Avoid shaking hands.
Avoid Social Gathering Steps for Hand Hygiene (Chinese only)

Pay attention to food hygiene

27 February, 2020

Example:
  • Store food in covered containers or the refrigerator. To avoid cross contamination, store cooked food and raw food separately
  • Leftovers should be stored properly in refrigerators and thoroughly reheated before being served again
Pay attention to food hygiene

Observe toilet hygiene

14 February, 2020

  • After using toilet, put the lid down before flushing, wash hands thoroughly and use paper towels to grab door handles
  • Maintain drainage pipes properly
    • Regularly (about once a week) pour about half a litre of water into each drain outlet (U-traps) to ensure environmental hygiene.
Observe toilet hygiene

Keep observing children's condition and temperature

10 February, 2020

  • For families with children, parents or carers should pay attention to the children who develop the subtle signs and symptoms, such as coughing or sneezing
  • Monitor the temperature of children daily
  • Seek medical advice promptly if children developed symptoms of respiratory infection
Other Recommendations for Parents
Keep observing children's condition and temperature

Use communal chopsticks

9 February, 2020

Avoid meal gatherings. Use communal chopsticks if meal gatherings are unavoidable.
Use communal chopsticks

Keep Personal Hygiene

31 January, 2020

You are also recommended to:
  • Clean up when return home
  • Take off your shoes once get home
  • Sanitize mobile phone regularly
Keep Personal Hygiene

Keep home hygiene

29 January, 2020

  • Keep your home clean:
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and furniture with 1:99 diluted household bleach
    • If places/utensils/clothes are contaminated by respiratory secretions, vomitus or excreta, disinfect the surface and the neighbouring area with 1:49 diluted household bleach
    • Clean and change bed sheets, pillow cases, towels and clothes regularly
  • Keep windows open to maintain good indoor ventilation.
Keep home hygiene

Perform Hand Hygiene Properly (Chinese only)

24 January, 2020

Wear a Surgical Mask Properly (Chinese only)

20 January, 2020

(a) Choose the appropriate mask size.
(b) Perform hand hygiene before wearing a mask.
(c) The mask should fit snugly over the face:
  • The colored side/ the side with folds facing downwards of the mask should face outwards with the metallic strip uppermost
  • Mould the metallic strip over nose bridge
  • Extend it to cover fully the mouth, nose and chin
(d) After taking off the mask, discard it into a lidded rubbish bin and perform hand hygiene immediately.

Types of Face Masks (Chinese only)

15 January, 2020

Watch the video to learn more on the use of different types of face masks

7 steps for hand hygiene

14 January, 2020

Rub hands according to the 7 steps of hand hygiene technique for at least 20 seconds.
1. Palms
2. Back of hands
3. Finger webs
4. Back of fingers
5. Thumbs
6. Finger tips
7. Wrists
7 steps for hand hygiene

How to select appropriate agents for hand hygiene?

13 January, 2020

  • When hands are not visibly dirty, clean hand with alcohol-based handrub
  • When hands are visibly dirty, clean hand with liquid soap and water
How to select appropriate agents for hand hygiene?

When to perform hand hygiene?

9 January, 2020

  • Before eating or taking medicine
  • Before & after visiting hospitals or clinics
  • After coughing or sneezing or touching eyes, nose and mouth
  • After using the toilet
When to perform hand hygiene?

Patient Hand Hygiene (Chinese only)

8 September, 2019

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