to change in water, food, and climate, students may
experience discomfort after they arrive in Hong Kong.
It is strongly advised that students to pay close attention
to their health and diet during their stay here. Students
are strongly encouraged to buy medical insurance for
their whole course of stay in Hong Kong.
University clinic is not opened to CLC students. However,
holders of HKID, student visa, working visa or dependent
visa are entitled to local resident rate in public clinics
and hospitals during visa effective period. Reference
(convalescent, rehabilitation, infirmary & psychiatric
out-patient (including allied health services)
for the 1st attendance, $60 per subsequent attendance,
$10 per drug item
students can visit private doctors in hospitals or clinics.
A consultation fee with prescription roughly charges
HK$250-350 per visit by general physicians and HK$700-900
by specialists. Hospitalisation (semi-private room and
board) is charged HK$600-700 per day.
Japanese and Korean speaking clinic information has
been posted to the bulletin board at CLC ground floor.
For full information on English speaking hospital in
Hong Kong, please refer to HK Hospital Authority website
emergencies, please seek prompt treatment at the Accident
and Emergency unit of government hospitals. For ambulance
and life-threatening emergencies, dial 999, the emergency
protection against influenza, students are reminded
to be vigilant and observe good personal and environmental
doctors promptly if any symptoms of respiratory
tract infection develop, and wear a mask (available
for sale at CLC office, HK$1.0 each).
hand washing is an effective hygiene practice
to avoid contracting and spreading communicable
going to crowded places and if the ventilation
is poor, wear a mask to protect yourself and others.
up body immunity by proper diet, exercise, adequate
rest and avoid smoking.
Health Promotion and Protection homepage: www.cuhk.edu.hk/health_promote_protect