Health Advisory & Precautionary Measures against Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Source: Channel NewsAsia

On 07 February 2020, Singapore raised raised its Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level to Orange from Yellow. DORSCON Orange means that the disease is deemed severe and spreads easily from person to person, but has not spread widely and is being contained.

Clients and staff are strongly advised to avoid travel to Hubei province in China and defer all non-essential travel to the rest of mainland China

Leave of Absence

With effect from 31 January 2020 6pm, the following returning groups are to be placed on a 14-day leave of absence from the day of their return to Singapore from mainland China:

  • Residents (Singaporean Citizens/ PRs) with recent travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days; and
  • Long-term pass holders (including Work Passes and Permits, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Long-term Visit Pass) with recent travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days.

For more information about the Leave of Absence, please read the Health Advisory released by the Ministry of Health here, or visit their FAQs here.

You should also visit a doctor immediately and declare your travel history if you are feeling unwell. If you have a fever or respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, runny nose, shortness of breath), you should wear a surgical mask and call the clinic ahead of your visit.

Temperature Taking

All clients entering 51 Cuppage Road will have their temperatures taken at the main entrance of the building. Please cooperate with the building management team. SCC reserves the right to turn away any clients who refuse to have their temperatures taken, have a fever and/or are displaying respiratory symptoms.

Video Counselling

SCC urges all clients and staff to practice personal hygiene and refrain from coming for the counselling sessions. You can also opt for VIDEO counselling if you would like to conduct your counselling session from home.

Let’s remain vigilant and take necessary precautionary measures. Thank you for your cooperation. Take care and keep well!