1st July 2022 – (Hong Kong) The Department of Health (DH) announced today that, as the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 is now in force, all DH clinics, which normally operate on Sundays and public holidays, will be closed, except for Methadone Clinics which will be open for the normal operating hours. Those receiving methadone treatment can attend Methadone Clinics for their daily dose.
Meanwhile, the Home Affairs Department will open temporary shelters for people in need of temporary accommodation.
The Social Welfare Department announced that as Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted, welfare service units of the department, centres providing after school care programmes and elderly services centres, which normally operate on Sundays and public holidays, are closed.