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Anti-mosquito Campaign 2017

The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) is organising an Anti-mosquito Campaign in 2017 in collaboration with other government departments.  The theme of the Campaign is ‘Prevent Japanese Encephalitis and Dengue Fever  Act Now’.  The Campaign is implemented in three phases.  The first and second phases were conducted from 13 February 2017 to 17 March 2017 and from 24 April 2017 to 30 June 2017 respectively.  The third phase will be conducted from 14 August 2017 to 20 October 2017.

Aims

  • To heighten public awareness of the potential risk of dengue fever, Zika virus infection, Japanese encephalitis, chikungunya fever and other mosquito-borne diseases; 
  • To encourage community participation and forge close partnership of government departments concerned in anti-mosquito work; and
  • To eliminate potential mosquito breeding sites.

Activities

1. ‘Picture Hunt - Mosquito Prevention and Control’
(Trade Promotion Competition Licence No. 49069)

A game named ‘Picture Hunt - Mosquito Prevention and Control’ is organised to encourage Hong Kong residents to actively participate in mosquito prevention and control.  The participation form can be downloaded here.

Prizes

1st Prize : $1,000 gift coupon
2nd Prize : $500 gift coupon
3rd Prize : $300 gift coupon
20 Consolation Prizes : $50 gift coupon

The closing date for participation is 20 October 2017.  For enquiries, please contact the General Administration Section of the Department at 2867 5254.

 

2. Exhibition and educational activities

(I) Thematic Exhibition

Date 14 August 2017 – 20 October 2017
Venue Health Education Exhibition & Resource Centre
Block S4, Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.
(at junction of Haiphong Road and Nathan Road, near the Tsim Sha Tsui MTR Station A1 Exit)
Opening Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 8:45 am to 6:15 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Mondays, Thursdays and Public Holidays : Closed

(II) Roving exhibitions will be held at major shopping malls of housing estates as follows:

Date (Time) Venue
15 August (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

G/F, Nam Shan Shopping Centre,
Sham Shui Po

22 August (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

G/F, Siu Hong Commercial Centre,
Tuen Mun

29 August (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

1/F (Venue B), Oi Tung Shopping Centre,
Shau Kei Wan

5 September (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

G/F (Venue A), Mei Lam Commercial Centre,
Tai Wai

12 September (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

G/F (Venue 2), Kwai Shing East Shopping Centre,
Kwai Chung

19 September (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

1/F (Venue A), Siu Hei Commercial Centre,
Tuen Mun

26 September (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

G/F (Venue 1), Yat Tung Shopping Centre,
Tung Chung

3 October (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

G/F (Venue A), Maritime Bay Shopping Centre,
Tseung Kwan O

10 October (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

G/F (Venue A), Hing Tung Shopping Centre,
Shau Kei Wan

17 October (9:30 am – 4:00 pm)

2/F (Venue B2), Choi Wan Commercial Complex,
Wong Tai Sin


3. District anti-mosquito operations
  (1)
The Department will launch a series of mosquito elimination operations in districts in collaboration with other Government Departments.
  (2)
During the campaign period, staff of the Department will follow the working programme to approach potential mosquito breeding places to carry out anti-mosquito prevention measures and to give technical advice to the public.
     
4.
A variety of educational leaflets and posters will be distributed to the District Environmental Hygiene Offices of the Department and other Departments (Including Home Affairs Department, Lands Department, Labour Department, Social Welfare Department, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Marine Department, Housing Department, Environmental Protection Department, Department of Health, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Highways Department, Architectural Services Department, Hospital Authority), District Councils, schools, property management offices, owners’ corporations, mutual aid committees and building contractors for display and/or distribution.

Guidebook, Pamphlet and Poster may be downloaded here

Guidebook
Guidebook on Control and Prevention of Mosquito Breeding

Poster
Prevent Japanese Encephalitis and Dengue Fever
Remove Stagnant Water to Eliminate Mosquito Breeding

Pamphlet
Remove Stagnant Water to Eliminate Mosquito Breeding (Home)
Remove Stagnant Water to Eliminate Mosquito Breeding (Property Management Companies)
Let's Remove Stagnant Water Eliminate Mosquitoes for Healthy Living (Construction Site)
Prevention of Dengue Fever- Advice to Housing Estates
Prevention of Dengue Fever- Advice to Schools
Prevention of Dengue Fever- Advice to Social Service Hostels/Homes
Prevention of Dengue Fever- Advice to Village Dwellers
Prevention of Dengue Fever- Advice to Picnickers & Hikers
Prevention of Dengue Fever - Advice to Grave Sweepers
Advice on Prevention and Control of Japanese Encephalitis Vector
Anti-mosquito Weekly Inspection Program
Prevention of Mosquito Breeding in Disused Land
Mosquito Prevention in Septic Tank
Advice on Prevention and Control Malaria Vector (Anopheles)

TV Announcements in the Public Interest

Anti-mosquito measures (general public)

A variety of educational pamphlets are now available at the following locations :

1. Offices of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

  • Health Education Exhibition and Resource Centre (Tel: 2377 9275)
  • District Environmental Hygiene Offices (Tel: 2868 0000)

2. Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department

3. Major public housing estates, public libraries and public clinics

 
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