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Flu jab booking set

Community vaccination centres (CVCs) in various districts will offer free seasonal influenza vaccination (SIV) to Hong Kong residents aged 50 or above when they are there for COVID-19 vaccination starting from October 6.   The Government announced today that eligible people can make reservations for receiving both COVID-19 vaccination and SIV through the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme booking system starting from 9am tomorrow.   They may also choose to receive the free SIV on site when they are receiving the COVID-19 jab starting from October 6.   Given that local seasonal influenza activity has been staying at low levels since February 2020, the overall immunity against influenza in the community is at present relatively low, the Government noted.   As the winter flu season is approaching, citizens are strongly urged to complete the recommended dosage of COVID-19 vaccines and the latest seasonal influenza vaccine as early as possible to obtain better protection in the event of

Cultural ambassador scheme opens

The Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme 2022 is open for applications, the Leisure & Cultural Services Department announced today.   Applicants must be registered local non-profit-making performing arts groups or ensembles of artists that have been active in the past year and have experience in public performance.   They may submit a proposal for activities that encourage holistic wellness in the new normal under the pandemic, interpersonal relationships in the community, or arts education activities.   The proposal should cover one performing art form or more and the proposed projects may include performance, lectures, demonstration, episodic performance or exhibitions or a combination of such activities.   The selected artists and arts groups will organise outreach activities to be performed in various districts in Hong Kong next year to bring arts to the public.    The application deadline is April 26.   Call 2591 1611 or email the Audience Building Office for enquiries.
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