The COVID-19 outbreak epidemic has posed unprecedented challenges in Hong Kong, Union Hospital has launched a series of medical measures to provide medical support for Hong Kong people to fight against the epidemic together.
To support the government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, Union Hospital provides free Comirnaty(BioNTech) and CoronaVac(Sinovac) Vaccination Service for the eligible persons in our Emergency Medicine Centre and Polyclinics since 2020.
|Comirnaty (BioNTech)||CoronaVac (Sinovac)|
|01/01/2021 - 28/02/2022||3,916||8,475|
|01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022||2,229||2,760|
|01/04/2022 - 13/04/2022||979||744|
The laboratory of Union Hospital is recognized by the Department of Health, Hong Kong for providing COVID-19 PCR test service. Up until now, Union Hospital has completed over 200,000 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests.
|COVID-19 PCR Tests completed cases|
|01/01/2021 - 28/02/2022||148,361|
|01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022||57,031|
|01/04/2022 - 13/04/2022||24,413|
The Union Emergency Medicine Centre (EMC) provides 24/7 outpatient service for the patients who have mild COVID-19 symptoms, fever and respiratory tract symptoms.
A fever clinic for Paediatric patients with COVID-19 symptoms has been in operation since 15 March 2022, the clinic provides doctor consultation and medication treatment.
|Out-patient Treatment for Covid-19 patient|
|01/01/2021 - 28/02/2022||1,159|
|01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022||1,084|
|01/04/2022 - 13/04/2022||39|
Union Hospital has assigned 80 beds to take in non-Covid convalescent patients from HA; the beds make up around 20 percent of all beds in the hospital. To ease the burden of public hospitals, Union Hospital has been providing surgical operation and screening service to the patients referred from Public Hospitals through the Public-Private Partnership Programme (PPP).
|01/01/2021 - 28/02/2022||823|
|01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022||94|
|01/04/2022 - 13/04/2022||27|
The Medical Centres and the polyclinics of Union Hospital provide the video consultation service for existing or follow-up patients. Our doctors may prescribe the medication and drug delivery can be arranged upon request.
Union Hospital set up a free ‘Home Quarantine Support Hotline’ to answer the patients’ enquiries by doctors.
|Telemedicine||Free Support Hotline|
|01/03/2022 - 31/03/2022||5||37|
|01/04/2022 - 13/04/2022||2||6|