20 Dec 2021

Free COVID-19 Vaccinations and FAQs

Steps for Covid-19 Vaccination and FAQs 
(Version: 2022/08/05)

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Fosun/BioNTech “Comirnaty” Vaccine

For persons aged 12 or above: Sunday to Tuesday, from 14:00 to 18:00

Sinovac “CoronaVac” Vaccine

For persons aged 3 or above: Wednesday and Friday, from 14:00 to 18:00

For persons aged 6 months or above: Thursday, from 14:00 to 18:00

(Except Hospital Holiday)

 

Before making an appointment:

  • HKAH – SR is offering both Sinovac “CoronaVac” and Fosun/BioNTech “Comirnaty” vaccine to eligible persons. Please refer to the government website for most updated information before making the appointment: https://www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/

  • If you have a history of severe allergic reactions to any type of medication, vaccine, or component of any vaccine, please do consult your doctor or a specialist in immunology and allergy in advance.

  • If you suffer from: (1) chronic illness; or (2) other conditions that may affect your suitability to receive the vaccine, please do consult your doctor in advance.

  • If you have received COVID-19 vaccine outside Hong Kong, which was neither CoronaVac nor Comirnaty, please seek for professional advice at Government Community Vaccination Centre.

 

Vaccination process:

Step 1: 

 Online booking

 

After receiving your booking request, you will be contacted within 2 days.

Existing clients of HKAH – SR may make appointment via HKAH mobile app for real-time booking. 

Walk-in services are not available.

   

Step 2:

Arrive and register 

 

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointed time for screening at the hospital’s front entrance.

You will then be asked to register at the out-patient registration desk, after which you will be directed by hospital staff to waiting area 3 located in the out-patient department on the ground floor.

Step 3:

Sign consent form

 

Medical staff will briefly review important information about the vaccine with you and ask you to sign a consent form.

   

Step 4:

Vaccination

 

Medical staff will administer the vaccine, and provide you with a printed record of your vaccination.

   

Step 5: 

Proceed to resting area

 

Rest for 15 to 30 minutes at the waiting area. You may leave the hospital if you do not experience any adverse reactions within this time.

 

Please note before arriving at the hospital:

  1. All patients and visitors must abide by the hospital’s infection control and triage procedures.

  2. Please wear a mask at all times and maintain social distance.

  3. Please bring your personal identification (e. Hong Kong identity card or Hong Kong birth certificate) and SMS message confirming your booking. Moreover, please also bring your proof of imunocompromised individuals and/or child vaccination record booklet if needed.

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

Q1. Which COVID-19 vaccine does Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road provide?

HKAH – SR is offering Sinovac “CoronaVac” vaccine and Fosun/BioNTech “Comirnaty” vaccine to eligible persons. Prior to making a booking, please read through the vaccination fact sheet on government website (HERE).    

 

Q2. What should I do if I experience side effects after vaccination?

Prior to making a booking, please read through the vaccination fact sheet on government website (HERE).

Generally, common side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine are minor and temporary. Some people may experience more serious side effects, though this is rare. After vaccination, you will be asked to wait at the waiting area for 15 to 30 minutes.

To alleviate pain at the injection site, try applying a cool compress made with a damp towel and move your arm around. Drink more water to relieve discomfort caused by a low fever.

If you experience any of the following, please consult a doctor or medical professional:

  • Redness or pain at the injection site that worsens 24 hours after injection

  • Side effects that do not subside after a few days, or

  • Side effects that are worrying you

To learn more about possible side effects, please refer to the information provided by the Center for Health Protection (CHP) HERE.

 

Q3. What should I do if I experience discomfort or serious side effects while waiting in the rest area?

Medical staff will ensure your side effects are stabilized before transferring you to a public hospital for follow-up treatment if necessary.

 

Q4. What should I do if the results show that I am unsuitable for the COVID-19 vaccination?

If you are determined to be unsuitable for the COVID-19 vaccine, please reschedule your appointment immediately.

 

Q5. How to make an appointment and get the additional dose(s) of COVID-19 vaccine?


Please refer to "Vaccination process: Step 1: Make a booking"

 

Q6. Who are eligible for the certain groups of people who can receive the additional dose(s) of COVID-19 vaccine?

To learn more, please refer to the information provided by the Center for Health Protection (CHP) HERE.


Q7.
Who is required to provide a consent form for getting COVID-19 vaccinations?

For clients aged from 6 months to 17 years, it is requested to provide a consent form signed by their parents/ guardians for getting their COVID-19 vaccinations. The consent form can be downloaded HERE.

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