Alert for healthcare workers to adopt stringent infection control measures to reduce the risk of transmission from silent patients in healthcare settings.

In view of the latest situation and risk assessment, we would like to alert healthcare workers to adopt stringent infection control measures to reduce the risk of transmission from silent patients in healthcare settings.


1. Key Elements on Prevention and Control of Severe Respiratory Disease associated with a Novel Infectious Agent in Healthcare Settings (Interim, Latest update: 24-4-2020 by the Centre for Health Protection)


2. Prevention of Severe Respiratory Disease associated
with a Novel Infectious Agent - Infection Control Measures for Allied Health Professionals (Interim Guidelines, by the Centre for Health Protection)


3. Recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in hospitals/clinics under Serious/ Emergency Response Level (Severe Respiratory Disease associated with
a Novel Infectious Agent) (Interim, Latest update: 24-1-2020 by the Centre for Health Protection)

Please refer to the Centre for Health Protection for the latest update on the recommendations: https://www.chp.gov.hk/en/index.html