Fight against the Epidemic
   
 

Fight against the Epidemic


The Planning Department spares no efforts to fight against the latest epidemic and has deployed staff members to participate in various anti-epidemic works, which included participating in Restriction-testing Declaration (RTD) operations, assisting in tracing contacts of COVID-19 cases, and raising fund to purchase anti-epidemic materials for the needy persons. The Department joins hands with other government departments and the public to combat the fifth wave of the epidemic.


On April 7 and 8, staff members of the Department participated in the RTD operation conducted at Ting Hong House, On Ting Estate, Tuen Mun. (1-5) Pictures show that the staff members conducted home visits, distributed anti-epidemic supplies, handled public enquiries and requests, and contacted the households after the test results were available.

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On April 4, the Department together with staff members from the Development Bureau and the departments under its purview distributed anti-epidemic service bags to residents including grassroots families in Quarry Bay, calling for concerted efforts by the community to fight the epidemic. (6) Picture shows the Director of Planning, Mr Ivan Chung (second from right), and colleagues before distributing the service bags. (7) Picture shows that the staff members distributed anti-epidemic service bags to residents in Quarry Bay.

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On March 27 and 28, staff members of the Department participated in the RTD operation conducted at Kwong Yee House, Kwong Fuk Estate, Tai Po. The Director of Planning, Mr Ivan Chung, also participated in the RTD operation. Apart from answering residents' enquiries, he joined colleagues in delivering food packs, rapid test kits and other anti-epidemic supplies to residents subject to compulsory testing (as shown in 8-9). He thanked colleagues for their whole-hearted dedication to and active participation in various commitments to combate the epidemic, including leading RTD operations and taking part in contact tracing of confirmed cases. (10-12) Pictures show that the staff members distributed anti-epidemic supplies, assisted in home visits and contacted the households after the test results were available.

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On March 20 and 21, staff members of the Department participated in the RTD operation conducted at Fu Sing House, Fu Cheong Estate, Sham Shui Po. (13-17) Pictures show that the staff members conducted home visits, handled public enquiries and requests, distributed anti-epidemic supplies, and contacted the households after the test results were available.

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Staff members of the Department also actively supported the fund raising activity, organized by the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP), to purchase anti-epidemic materials for the needy persons. (18) Picture shows that a cheque was presented to the representative of the HKIP on March 18.

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On March 11 and 12, staff members of the Department participated in the RTD operation conducted at Tun Man House, Oi Man Estate, Ho Man Tin. (19-22) Pictures show that the staff members were distributing anti-epidemic supplies, assisting in registration and contacting the households etc.

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The Department has deployed a total of 50 staff members to render support to the Contact Tracing Office at Kai Tak Community Hall starting from March 7. (23) Picture shows that staff members assisted in tracing contacts of COVID-19 cases, thereby reducing the spread of the virus in the community.

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On February 28 and March 1, staff members of the Department participated in the RTD operation conducted at Yu Yat House, Yat Tung (I) Estate, Tung Chung, and completed the tasks successfully. (24-27) Pictures show that the staff members in protective gears participated in the RTD operation.

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  Last revision date : 19 April 2022