COVID-19: Important Phone Numbers and Links

New streamlined protocols take effect from 11 Oct 2021 by the Ministry of Health Singapore. Here are the important phone numbers and links you may need if you are under a Home Recovery, or if you have received a Health Risk Warning.   For Home Recovery For medical assistance, contact the GP who conducted your test …

FAQs: For Person Under Quarantine (PUQ) on Home Quarantine Order (HQO)

Persons serving Home Quarantine Order (HQO) are required to isolate at home until the end of their Quarantine Order (QO) period. Before exiting quarantine, they are required to make an appointment at a Regional Swab Centre (RSC) to take a mandatory Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test one to two days before the quarantine end date. …

FAQs about Home Recovery

[With effect from 10 Oct 2021] General Information on Home Recovery Who is eligible for Home Recovery? This information is for individuals who: Have tested positive for COVID-19 via a PCR test Are placed on Home Recovery Programme (HRP) by default. Have indicated no severe medical conditions when they filled up the form in their Isolation Order …

FAQs about Health Risk Warning (HRW)

[With effect from 11 Oct 2021] MOH will no longer issue Quarantine Orders. Instead, MOH will issue a revised Health Risk Warning (HRW) to close contacts of COVID cases, including their household members General Information on Health Risk Warning  Who will receive a Health Risk Warning? If you have been identified to be close contacts …

Colorectal (Colon) Cancer: Symptoms, Causes & Prevention

According to statistics from the Singapore Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the top diagnosed cancer in Singapore – no.1 in men and no.2 in women. What is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon (the main part of the large intestine) or the rectum (the passageway connecting the colon to the anus). Sometimes …

Leukemia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Leukemia starts when the DNA of a single cell in the bone marrow changes (mutates) and can’t develop and function normally. Treatments for leukemia depend on the type of leukemia you have, your age and overall health, and if leukemia has spread to other organs or tissues. What is Leukemia? Leukaemias are cancers of the …

Breast Cancer: Symptoms And Causes

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Singaporean women. More than 25% of all cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancers and between 2011 and 2015, about 1927 women were diagnosed with it in Singapore each year. What is Breast cancer? Breast cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the breast. These cells …