Covid-19 Essential Items For Home Reparation

As the COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore continues to spread widely, the number of infected people across the country is rising steadily. If you need to self-quarantine, or if you just want to avoid going out in public to reduce your risk of getting COVID-19, there are some essential items you should keep on hand. Thermometer …

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 …

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 …

What To Do If You Have No Symptoms But ART Is Positive

In Singapore, Local Covid-19 infection numbers have swelled in recent weeks, with cases growing “faster than expected”, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung last Friday (Sept 17). Authorities continue to emphasize the importance of testing extensively. They also urge people to self-test regularly as a matter of “social responsibility”. To that end, such do-it-yourself antigen …

Will Covid-19 become more infectious and resistant to vaccines?

As the highly infectious Delta variant challenges pandemic control efforts around the world, it raises a huge question: Whether the virus behind the worst pandemic in a century will evolve to become more or less threatening in terms of its harmfulness to humans health, and resistance to vaccines. Scientists widely agree that new mutations of …

Should Pregnant Or Breastfeeding Women Get COVID-19 Vaccine?

How would the virus affect pregnant or breastfeeding women and what health risks would they face? Should they get the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the answers from CDC to your concerns The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offered an emphatic answer to those questions on Aug.11: COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all …

Rethinking Our Strategy For Containment

New measures were announced on Friday (May 14) by the multi-ministry task force on Covid-19 in light of increased community cases. This will take effect from this Sunday for a month to June 13. 1. Reduced group size from five to two people 2. No dine-in allowed, among tighter measures for higher-risk settings 3. Work …