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Health Notice for Foreign Nationals in Quanzhou

Updated: Mar 12, 2020 Print

Foreign Affairs Office of Quanzhou Municipal People's Government

Jan 31, 2020

To curb the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Fujian Province activated on January 24th Level-I alert [the highest level] of public health incidents in accordance with the Public Health Emergency Contingency Plan of Fujian. Attaching paramount importance to the situation, the CPC Quanzhou Municipal Committee and Quanzhou Municipal People's Government have set up a special taskforce, taken swift actions, adopted resolute,strong and scientific measures to contain the spread of the disease. Here are some recommendations from the Foreign Affairs Office of Quanzhou Municipal People's Government to foreign nationals residing in or travelling to Quanzhou:

I. Follow authoritative source for latest information

For verified epidemic updates, prevention and control guide, and other important health notices, please:

--Visit the official website of Quanzhou Municipal Health Commission (QZHC) at , the official website of Quanzhou Media Group(泉州广电) at, and the APPs of Quanzhou Net (泉州网) and Quanzhou Tone (泉州通).

--Check the official Wechat public accounts of “Quanzhou Evening Paper”(泉州晚报), ID: qzwbwx, “Quanzhou Net(泉州网)”, ID: www-qzwb-com, and “Southeast Morning Paper (东南早报)”, ID: dnzb2000.

You can also call the hotline of Quanzhou Health Commission at 12320 for relevant information.

II. Prevention and self-protection

Please do your best to avoid crowded places, gatherings, parties or other group activities. When going out, wear a surgical mask properly and refrain from using public transportation.

Please practice good personal hygiene. Clean your hands often.  Tidy and disinfect your home and maintain proper ventilation. Avoid unprotected contact with wild animals or birds. And eat thoroughly cooked meat and eggs.

III. Support our prevention and control efforts

In case of recent visit to affected areas or having contact with people from those areas, please pay close attention to your personal health and report to the community, Sub-district government or the municipal CDC as early as possible. Please cooperate with the government or community personnel and medical staff if they inquire about your conditions.

IV. Seek Timely Medical Care at Designated Hospitals

Please pay close attention to your personal health. Should you catch a fever, cough, experience fatigue or a feeling of oppression of the chest, please wear a surgical mask and seek medical care immediately at the nearest designated medical institution with clinics for fever diagnosis and treatment.

Quanzhou is providing assistance to foreign nationals here concerning epidemic prevention and control, medical treatment and daily life needs. If you need help, please contact Quanzhou Municipal Foreign Affairs Office.

Tel: 0595-28380075 (CHN); Mobile: 15750820970 (ENG).

Please see the attached list for the 224 designated medical institutions with clinics dealing with fever in Quanzhou.

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