Hong Kong, 27 May 2021 — The outreach vaccination service was launched last week and the Government has been getting in touch with various sectors, corporates and organisations. One of it is allocated for site workers at a construction site office at Muk Long Street, Kai Tak.
The Secretary for the Civil Service, Mr Patrick Nip; the Under Secretary for Development, Mr Liu Chun-san; the Chairman of the Construction Industry Council (CIC), Mr Chan Ka-kui; and the President of the Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA), Mr Eddie Lam, visited to inspect the operation, express gratitude and support for the efforts of the construction industry in fighting the epidemic.
The construction industry has spared no efforts in its anti-epidemic efforts. Apart from enhancing anti-epidemic measures at construction sites and taking the initiative earlier this year to implement voluntary testing every two weeks, the industry has proactively encouraged construction personnel to receive vaccinations for better protection.
“Since the launch of the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme in late February, over 71,000 construction workers and resident site personnel have received the first dose of vaccine, which is equivalent to half of the population of those working at all construction sites in Hong Kong, and of which about 45,000 have received two doses of vaccines,” said Mr Liu.
This round of outreach vaccination service for the site workers of the Central Kowloon Route and the Kai Tak Development Area is available on 27-28 May 2021 at a site office at Muk Long Street, Kai Tak. The service aims to provide convenience to site workers to receive vaccinations. It is estimated that around 500 doses will be administered over the two days. — Construction+ Online