What To Do If You Are Exposed Or Test Positive For COVID-19

New streamlined protocols take effect from 11 Oct 2021 by the Ministry of Health Singapore. Let’s get an overview of the changes and find out what you need to do if you are exposed or test positive for COVID-19. Protocol 1: For individuals who are feeling unwell This info is for individuals who May be …

Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Stages and Prevention

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. In this article, we will look at how the disease develops, and the useful tips to lower the chance of getting this dangerous disease. What is cancer? Cancer is a disease in which the body’s cells grow out of the control. Trillions of …

Prostate Cancer: Symptoms, Causes & Prevention

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in Singapore men. There has been increasing incidence over the last few decades. Let’s learn more about this cancer. What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a man’s prostate which is a walnut-sized gland located just below …

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 …