The existing five COVID-19 community testing centres and community testing stations (CTC/CTSs) has completely ceased operation starting from May 13, 2023. For citizens who need to conduct nucleic acid testing, they may make their own arrangements at local nucleic acid testing institutions.
Members of the public are advised to seek medical advice promptly when feeling unwell, so that appropriate diagnosis and management can be given at the earliest possible time.
Virus testing routes
1. Individuals who experiences symptoms
- They should seek medical advice promptly when feeling unwell. Apart from the accident and emergency departments of public hospitals and GOPCs, they may also visit private clinics and hospitals.
2. Other individuals
- They can self-arrange testing provided by private laboratories (see list of testing institutions recognised by the Hong Kong SAR Government: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/List_of_recognised_laboratories_RTPCR.pdf).
For enquiries, please contact Centre for Health Protection via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If the test result is positive
Please refer to Points to Note for Persons who Tested Positive.
About rapid antigen test
Please refer to the press release on "Selecting and using rapid antigen tests" and concise guide on "Do the Rapid Antigen Test Properly". For more information on rapid antigen tests, please refer to the FAQs and relevant infographics.