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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

Combat diseases with hand hygiene

The Centre for Health Protection today called on members of the public to clean their hands to combat infectious diseases in support of Hand Hygiene Day on May 5.   The centre said that good hand hygiene is the primary measure to prevent infectious diseases, including COVID-19.   It reminded people to cover their mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing and then clean their hands.   Starting from an early age, children can be tough proper cough manners, while adults can serve as good role models, it added.   Click here for details.
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