Latest arrangements of AFCD public services and facilities
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) announced today (February 17) that most of its public services and facilities will resume as normal from tomorrow (February 18).
Licensing services and reception counters at Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices and the Marine Parks Office at CDW Building, 388 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan, will resume provision of all public services to members of the public from tomorrow. The anti-rabies dog inoculation and dog licensing services at the Animal Management Centres under the AFCD, except for the New Territories South Animal Management Centre which has been launched as another quarantine facility for pet animals related to COVID-19 cases, will resume as normal on the same day. For details, please visit the designated website: www.pets.gov.hk.
Hong Kong Wetland Park (except for some indoor facilities and play areas), all Country Park Visitor/Education Centres (except for Ngong Ping Nature Centre and some indoor facilities of Lions Nature Education Centre in Sai Kung), all Hong Kong Geopark Visitor Centres (except for Lai Chi Wo Geoheritage Centre and Tai Po Geoheritage Centre) and the Endangered Species Resource Centre, will resume normal operation from tomorrow. Meanwhile, the school and public education programmes of the AFCD will remain suspended and all country park barbecue sites and campsites will continue to be closed until further notice.
In consideration of public health, members of the public entering the AFCD's indoor facilities should comply with infection control measures including wearing masks, undergoing temperature checks, and cleaning their hands with hand sanitiser. Starting from March 1, all will be required to use the "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app or register their names, contact numbers and the date and time of their visits before entering all AFCD offices.
Likewise, the spokesman reminded country park visitors to maintain personal and environmental hygiene and social distancing. Visitors should properly dispose of used masks and waste and take their litter home.
For enquiries, please call the AFCD on 2708 8885. Please refer to the AFCD's website (www.afcd.gov.hk) for the opening hours of its public services and facilities.