10 February 2020 – Hospital adjusts non-emergency and non-essential services to focus on COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Hospital Authority Chief Manager (Cluster Performance) Dr Ian Cheung

Overview: Hospital Authority Adjusts Service Provision To Focus on Combatting Epidemic
The Hospital Authority (HA) today (February 10) announced that it planned to adjust public hospital non-emergency services and non-essential services gradually in the coming four weeks to focus manpower and resources in light of the challenge of the epidemic.
Full details here: https://www.ha.org.hk/haho/ho/pad/200210Eng.pdf

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat