MACAO, July 3 – To respond to the development of the epidemic, ensure public safety and reduce crowd gatherings, the Health Bureau announces that during the period from July 4 to July 9, the health services provided by the Bureau Health will be organized as follows:
- Emergency, Inpatient and Outpatient Departments of Conde de São Januário General Hospital
The Accident and Emergency Service (including the Island Emergency Station), the Hospital Service, Hematology Outpatient, Oncology Outpatient, Day Hospital of the Hematology-Oncology Service, the Unit Hemodialysis, Outpatient Obstetrics, Prenatal Scan, anti-tumor treatment in Urology and the CHCSJ Pharmacy will remain functional as normal; the Tuberculosis Prevention and Treatment Center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for its drug dispensary and emergency outpatient service.
Specialized scheduled outpatient services (including outpatient services, radiology, blood sampling and clinical pathology analyses, internal medicine endoscopy service, urology diagnostic and day treatment service, and outpatient rehabilitation services) , elective scheduled surgery and the peritoneal dialysis service remain suspended.
In addition, psychiatric patients requiring drug injection as scheduled or with special conditions may come to the original appointment clinic for services from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
All persons must first perform a rapid antigen self-test and report the result on the Macau Health Code before entering CHCSJ.
- Visit arrangement
All visiting hours at CHCSJ are suspended until further notice; televisits can be organized by the hospital if necessary.
- Arrangement for the services concerned
- Medication replenishment service
For residents whose medication is insufficient and requiring a prescription for specialist medication, they can call 8390 6000 or register at the Main Foyer of the CHCSJ during office hours; on-call specialist physicians will prescribe medication to patients who need it. Residents registered by telephone will be notified by SMS when such medications have been prescribed, they will be able to collect the medications by presenting the SMS received in the approved pharmacies or the CHCSJ Pharmacy.
- Outpatient, treatment or examination services
Individuals who are unable to receive a medical consultation, treatment or examination service at CHCSJ from July 4-9 due to the above arrangements will receive a phone call or text message from the relevant units/departments within 14 working days informing them of the new appointment date. .
Relevant users of clinical pathology blood collection and analysis will be notified by SMS separately; those in need of early testing due to illness can go to the CHCSJ blood collection room as scheduled. In addition, the day hospital of the hematology-oncology department can offer a blood collection service to oncology and hematology patients.
Special situations will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. For any enquiries, please call the hospital hotline on 8390 6000 (office hours) or 8390 3600 (outside office hours).
- Health Centers, Health Posts, Blood Transfusion Center and Public Health Laboratory (LSP)
- Health centers and health posts
The outpatient services of the Health Centers and Health Posts, as well as the services of the Physical Examination Center for Civil Servants will be suspended; only nursing services will be provided from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily in all health centers. Users of Health Centers, Health Posts or the Physical Examination Center for Civil Servants who have had their appointment canceled will be informed of the new appointment time in due course.
- blood transfusion center
The Blood Transfusion Center will maintain the blood donation service as usual. Citizens intending to donate blood will be asked to present a Macau Health Code containing a negative rapid antigen test result upon arrival at the blood center.
In addition, the blood donation bus will stop in the area between Edifício Banco Luso Internacional and Macao Square (Rua do Dr. Pedro José Lobo, Macao) as usual on July 5 (Tuesday) from 1:00 p.m. 6 p.m. ., to provide blood donation services to the public. Citizens intending to donate blood on the blood donation vehicle are also required to present a Macau Health Code containing a negative rapid antigen test result. After blood donation, citizens will be replenished with a rapid antigen test kit. During the epidemic, patients still need blood transfusion, citizens are requested to continue donating blood after making an appointment at the Blood Transfusion Center site.
All people must first perform a rapid antigen self-test and report the result on the Macau Health Code before entering a health center.
- The services of the Public Health Laboratory (LSP) are suspended.
- Arrangement for COVID-19 vaccination services
Regarding COVID-19 vaccination services, the Macao Forum Large Community Vaccination Post will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the Nossa Senhora do Carmo – Lago Health Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. from 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to provide immunization services.