Messages and advice for expats to fight coronavirus

A letter to foreign experts and employees in Ningxia

Updated: Feb 5, 2020 Print
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Dear foreign experts, friends,

On the occasion of the Spring Festival, we would like to extend our sincere New Year’s regards and greetings to you and your family.

Recently, a new type of coronavirus pneumonia originated in the city of Wuhan, China, is spreading rapidly in Hubei Province and even the whole country, posing a great threat to people's life and health and causing widespread concern in the whole society. To curb the spread of the virus, resolute efforts are being made by the government at all levels and more stringent measures are being taken at present. Our department will also stand by your side in this fight to contain the spread of the epidemic. In the most critical moment of the epidemic, the People's Government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region has initiated the First-level Response to Major Public Health Emergencies since January 25, 2020. For the sake of your life and health, please check and conform the following notice about the novel coronavirus and inform your friends and families around.

I.Please take adequate protection measures. Open your windows regularly to ensure good ventilation. Do not go to confined spaces and avoid large crowds. Wear a face mask properly when going out. Keep good hygiene practices. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when you cough or sneeze. Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly. Maintain healthy dining habits. Eat at home and cook meat and eggs thoroughly. Avoid contact with wild animals or livestock.

II.Please follow official release. Visit the website of Ningxia Health Commission (, follow the Wechat account of Ningxia Health Commission (宁夏回族自治区卫生健康委员会) and the weibo account of Ningxia 12320 health hotline (宁夏12320卫生热线) or call Ningxia health hotline 0951-12320 to keep track of the latest official release on the coronavirus outbreak in Ningxia. You will also find them helpful in getting the contact information of designated hospitals and medical institutions in Ningxia, prevention and control measures, important notices, etc.

III.Please join hands to curb the epidemic. If you have visited areas with the novel coronavirus outbreak or had direct or indirect contact with people who came to Ningxia from those areas lately,please report to Ningxia’s disease control departments or other designated departments immediately and stay at home.In case of symptoms such as fever, cough, chest tightness and fatigue, wear a surgical mask and go to designated hospitals immediately. Please cooperate with community workers or medical staff when they inquire you about your condition. If you are asked to stay at home for medical observation by the disease control department,please do not panic and do not go outside, instead, prepare for regular visits by medical staff.

IV. Designated hospitals. Please go to the following hospitals if you are in need.

General Hospital of Ningxia Medical University

Add: No 804, Shengli South Street, Xingqing District, Yinchuan

Tel: 0951-6474371

People’s Hospital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

Add: No 301, Zhengyuan North Street, Jinfeng District, Yinchuan

Tel: 0951-5920292

The Fourth People’s Hospital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

Add: No 725, Beijing WestRoad, Xixia District, Yinchuan

Tel: 0951-2028442

The First People’s Hospital of YinchuanCity

Add: No 2, Liqun South Street, Xingqing District, Yinchuan

Tel: 0951-6997013


We wish you a good health and pleasant stay in Ningxia.


Science and Technology Department of Ningxia

Ningxia Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs

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