Updates on Vaccine Pass on Campus
Dear colleagues and students,
The city’s downward trend in COVID-19 infections is a positive sign the worst of the fifth wave is now behind us. Our community can be proud of the excellent work we have done in reducing infections on campus, and we are truly grateful for your collective efforts. With the phased removal of social distancing measures recently announced by the Hong Kong Government, we can all look forward to more signs of normality as we go about our lives.
However, as welcome as these developments are, we must remember that COVID-19 is still with us, and we need to continue to take extra care to protect our community over the coming weeks and months.
With the Government’s latest adjustments to the requirements of the “Vaccine Pass” scheme and Phase 2 scheduled to commence on 30 April 2022, this message is a reminder of our campus access arrangements.
All staff and students accessing campus via CU Link Cards are required to update their vaccination record with information about your third dose via the COVID-19 Vaccination/Regular Testing Report System (VTR) to declare you have been vaccinated in accordance with government requirements. This means that even if you have already provided information regarding your second dose, you need to provide information as soon as possible after receiving your third dose. This will ensure compliance with the updated arrangements for Phase 3 of the “Vaccine Pass” Scheme. We also urge you to upload your vaccination records to the latest version of the Leave Home Safe app so that you can continue to access facilities such as canteens and other venues across the city.
Please visit the government’s website for vaccination advice if you have recovered from COVID-19 and you are looking for information about your vaccination options.
For staff or students who are unable to receive vaccination for medical reasons, ongoing access to the University campus will depend on online submission of proof of medical exemption and weekly self-testing results via the VTR portal. Please refer to our FAQ page for details.
All visitors are required to present their “Vaccine Pass” for verification to show evidence of vaccination or exemption for medical reasons for accessing the University campus. Please click here for the new dosage schedule of the “Vaccine Pass” scheme.
The health and safety of the University community remains our highest priority. We will continue to closely monitor the pandemic situation in Hong Kong, and we are prepared to introduce additional measures should they be required. Please visit our Act Together Against COVID-19 website for the most detailed and up-to-date information about our response to the pandemic.
Thank you very much for your continued effort to keep our community safe.
Emergency Response Group
The Chinese University of Hong Kong