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The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Anti-rodent Campaign 2018
Prevent Disease   Eliminate Rodent Nuisance
 
The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department is organizing an Anti-rodent Campaign 2018 in collaboration with other Government Departments under the theme ‘Prevent Disease Eliminate Rodent Nuisance’.  The Campaign is implemented in two phases.  The first phase will be conducted from 8 January 2018 to 16 March 2018.  The second phase will be conducted from 2 July 2018 to 7 September 2018. The target biotopes will cover –
  (i) markets / municipal services buildings;
  (ii) hawker bazaars;
  (iii) typhoon shelters; and
  (iv) rear lanes.
In addition, rodent problematic spots identified by district pest control staff of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department will also be attended to.

Main Objectives of First Phase

  • To arouse public awareness on the significance of rodent prevention and control in the community;
  • To reduce rodent population in the territory; and
  • To promote participation of the public in rodent prevention and control work in their premises.

Activities

1. Theme Exhibition

Date 8 January 2018 to 16 March 2018
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 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Sunday – 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday, Thursday and Public Holiday – Closed

2. Roving exhibitions will be held at markets and major shopping malls of housing estates as follows:

Date (Time) Venue

9 January 2018
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F, Tang Lung Chau Market,
Causeway Bay

16 January 2018
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F, Ap Lei Chau Market,
Ap Lei Chau

23 January 2018
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F, Tung Yick Market,
Yuen Long

30 January 2018
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F, Electric Road Market,
Fortress Hill

6 February 2018
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F, San Hui Market,
Tuen Mun

13 February
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F (Venue A), Kwong Yuen Shopping Centre,
Sha Tin

20 February
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

2/F (Venue B), Shek Lei Shopping Centre Phase II,
Kwai Chung

27 February
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F (Venue A), Po Lam Shopping Centre,
Tseung Kwan O

6 March
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

1/F (Venue A), Chuk Yuen Plaza,
Wong Tai Sin*

13 March
(9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

G/F (Venue A), Tak Tin Plaza,
Kwun Tong*

* Venues are subject to further confirmation.

3. Rodent Prevention and Control Seminar (Free Admission)

Two seminars on rodent prevention and control for market tenants, market and food premises management and other interested parties are organized as follows:

  Seminar 1 Seminar 2
Date : 16 January 2018 (Tuesday) 27 February 2018 (Tuesday)
Time : 3:00 p.m. (about one hour) 3:00 p.m. (about one hour)
Venue :

Lecture Room, G/F, 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)


(Note:
The seminar will be cancelled if Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is still hoisted by Hong Kong Observatory after 11:30 a.m. on the date of the seminar. Enquiry Tel.: 2867 5254)
   

The contents of the two seminars will be the same and include biology of rodents and rodent proofing measures.  The seminars will be conducted in Cantonese.  Seats will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.  Each participant will receive a souvenir at the seminars.

 
4.
A variety of educational leaflets and posters is distributed to the District Environmental Hygiene Offices of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department and other Government Departments such as Home Affairs Department, Housing Department, Department of Health, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Social Welfare Department as well as market management companies for display and/or distribution.
   
District anti-rodent operations
1. Our Department will launch a series of rodent disinfestation operations in districts in collaboration with other Government Departments; and
2.
During the campaign period, staff of our Department will follow the working programme to conduct anti-rodent operations at the problematic spots and to give technical advice to the public on prevention and control of rodents.

Pamphlet and Poster may be downloaded here

Anti-rodent Poster (Household Setting)
Anti-rodent Poster (Markets/Fixed Hawker Stalls/Hawker Bazaars)
Anti-rodent Poster (Food Premises)
Anti-rodent Pamphlet (Household Setting)
Anti-rodent Pamphlet (Markets/Fixed Hawker Stalls/Hawker Bazaars)
Anti-rodent Pamphlet (Food Premises)
Anti-rodent Pamphlet (How to handle trapped live rodents/dispose of dead rodents)

TV Announcements in the Public Interest

Follow three rules to eliminate rodents

Anti-rodent pamphlets and posters are now available at the following locations

1. Offices of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
  • Health Education Exhibition and Resource Centre (Enquiry Tel.: 2377 9275)
  • District Environmental Hygiene Offices (Enquiry Tel.: 2868 0000)

2. Public Enquiry Service Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department
3. Major public housing estates and public clinics

 

 
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