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Special Announcement

Emergency Response Level – Emergency Medicine Centre

Emergency Medicine Centre Special Arrangement

(Effective date: 20 September 2022)

All persons (including patient and companion) visiting CUHK Medical Centre Emergency Medicine Centre (EMC) are required to screen on history of Fever, Travel, Occupation, Contact and Clustering (FTOCC). The following persons have to take rapid antigen test (RAT) at EMC and will be arranged to receive medical consultation after obtaining a negative RAT result on the spot. Persons with a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result which is obtained within 48 hours could be exempted.

  • Persons presented with fever OR acute respiratory symptoms OR pneumonia OR symptoms included but not limited to sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, diarrhoea, vomit, recent loss of taste/ smell
  • Persons under compulsory testing notice but cannot provide all the negative RAT or COVID-19 PCR test results
  • Persons who have recovered from COVID-19 but within 10 days after symptom onset or 1st positive test (for asymptomatic persons)

For patients attending other clinics and centres in the Hospital, our medical staff may refer them to take RAT at EMC if needed.

The Hospital will charge a price for the test:

  • Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) : $60