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AsiaMedic Wellness Assessment Centre (AWAC) to provide ESSENTIAL services.

We have entered the "Circuit breaker" period in Singapore to help curb the community spread of COVID-19. AsiaMedic Wellness Assessment Centre (AWAC) at Shaw House will remain open to serve our community but at reduced hours.

We know your concerns and we have prepared the following Q&A. If you still having any doubts, AWAC staffs are working hard to make sure timely medical advice and care can still be provided to you. Our communication lines (Hotline, email and WhatsApp) will still be available for all enquiries and appointment bookings.

Email: wellness@asiamedic.com.sg

WhatsApp: 9641 5208

Hotline : 6789 8888 and Press 2

Our team wishes you and your family safety, peace and good health during challenging times COVID-19. With our collective efforts, we will all pull through this and emerge stronger!

1. Is AsiaMedic Wellness Assessment Centre (AWAC) open during the COVID-19 “circuit breaker” period?

• Yes, we are open, but at reduced hours.

• We are open Mondays to Fridays, from 0830 to 1230 (8 April to 4 May 2020)

• We are closed on weekends and public holidays.

2. Isn’t health screening regarded as a non-essential service?

• Yes and no, it depends.

• We advise you to defer your routine health screening if you are completely well. Please stay at home and defer your screening to 5 May 2020 or later.

• If you are experiencing symptoms or have concerns, we would assess and offer health screening (assessment, to be more precise) on a case-by-case basis. We would like to help our frontline GP colleagues to decant their cases

3. Is it safe to visit the centre during "circuit breaker" period?

• Health screening centres are the cleanest and safest place for patients to address symptoms which are not related to infections. With the segregated appointment slots and social distancing measures in place, you are safe and in good hands

4. What are the symptoms that warrant early attention?

• Our friendly health navigators would advise you accordingly. Please contact us!

• Symptoms that warrant early check include breast lump, abdominal mass, unexplained weight loss/ gain, blood in stool, change in bowel habit, chest pain, etc.

• If you have any fever or respiratory symptoms, please visit Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs).

5. I have an appointment scheduled with AWAC for review of my results. What should I do now?

• AWAC Health Navigator will call you up to arrange for a phone review with our doctor.

6. I feel well, but I have known chronic diseases and have been procrastinating my health screening. Should I procrastinate further?

• Our friendly health navigators would ask you some relevant questions and advise accordingly.

• If your blood pressure and sugar are in the acceptable range, and you have sufficient supply of medications, you probably could wait until "circuit breaker" period is over.

7. AWAC is my go-to clinic for routine influenzae vaccination. I wish I had gotten my flu shot before "circuit breaker".

• Don’t worry, just stay home for now. We would have the latest Flu vaccine ready for you in May.