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IMPORTANT NOTICE: COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019)

HEIGHTENED PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

As part of our heightened surveillance and to reduce the risk of infection at SNEC, all patients, accompanying persons and visitors are required to undergo temperature screening and complete a declaration form before entry to SNEC.

You are advised to reschedule your appointment if you:

  • Have flu-like symptoms (e.g. fever, cough, etc,.); or
  • Have returned from the affected regions* in the past 14 days
  • Have been in close contact with someone who returned from the affected regions* and he or she is feeling unwell

*Affected regions are: Mainland China, Republic of Korea, Japan, Iran and Northern Italy (including Milan and Venice)

If you are coming for your appointment, please note that you may be assigned to a different doctor. This is for the safety of our patients and staff. Please be assured that you will be given the same standard of quality care at SNEC.

Only 1 person should accompany you for your appointment. If the accompanying person has been to the affected regions*, he/she is not allowed to enter SNEC
Pregnant women and children (under 12 years old) are discouraged from accompanying patients for appointments.


ONLINE DECLARATION

You can declare online at https://www.snec.com.sg/tdf or scan this QR code. 


Under the Infectious Disease Act, anyone making false declarations can be prosecuted.


CHANGE APPOINTMENT


12 March 2020, 3pm 

NO ENTRY OR TRANSIT THROUGH SINGAPORE FOR ALL SHORT-TERM VISITORS, WITH LIMITED ENTRY FOR WORK PASS HOLDERS

From 23 March 2020, 2359 hours, all short-term visitors (from anywhere in the world) will not be allowed to enter or transit through Singapore. Furthermore the Ministry of Manpower will only allow the entry/ return of work pass holders [2], including their dependents, for those providing essential services, such as in healthcare and transport.  

As previously announced, all Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders [3] returning to Singapore will be issued a 14-day SHN. [4] Persons under SHN must remain in their place of residence at all times.

The Singapore-Malaysia Special Working Committee has agreed that Malaysians with Singapore work permits will continue to be able to work in Singapore during this period, with appropriate accommodation arrangements.

Singapore's border control measures in relation to COVID-19 are summarised here.

As Singapore's measures will be adjusted according to the evolving global situation, Singaporeans should check the Ministry of Health's website (https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19) for the latest measures. 


[2] Currently, all work pass holders and their dependents planning to enter/return to Singapore from any country are required to obtain MOM's approval before they can commence their journey.
[3] Long Term Pass holders include work passes, Student's Pass, Dependant's Pass, and Long-term Visit Pass.
[4] The SHN will not apply to Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders transiting in Singapore without leaving the transit area.

23 March 2020, 11am


MEDICATION TOP-UP

If you need to top up your medications,  please request via online at:


Alternatively, you may call +65 6227 7266 to arrange for home delivery.


7 Feb 2020, 7pm

SGH CARPARK H CLOSURE

The multi-storey car park H and open air car park at MacAlister Road are closed to the public due to operational needs. Alternative parking is available at Outram Community Hospital (OCH) / SingHealth Tower and the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS). Please use Jalan Bukit Merah and enter via Hospital Boulevard or Hospital Drive.

Click here for Carpark locations.


6 Feb 2020, 5pm

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