To cope with thepneumonia outbreak caused by thenovel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Shaanxi Province launched the highest- level (Level I) response to major public healthemergencies on January 25, 2020.Yangling Demonstration Zone have attached high importance to the issue and has madeconcerted and coordinated prevention andcontrolefforts. The Foreign Affairs Office ofYangling Demonstration Zone hereby sends the following messagesto the foreign nationals living and traveling in Yangling：
1.Keep good personal hygiene
Please keep good personal hygiene habits. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or flexed elbowwhencoughing or sneezing. Clean hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub. Please wear a surgical mask when going out and dispose the used mask to the designated garbage bin. Please keep the room clean and open the window for fresh air from time to time. Please avoid unprotected contact with wild or farm animals. Cut eatingcold and under-cooked food. Have thoroughly cooked food and drink more hot water.
2.Reduce or avoid outdoor activities
Please avoid crowded areas,and cancel parties, group dinners and other group activities.
3.Check your health condition regularly
Please measure your body temperature on a regular basis. When such symptoms as fever, cough, difficulty in breathing, or general weakness occur, please wear a surgical mask and seek medical care right away at Yangling Hospital.
4.Be responsible and cooperative
In case of recent visit to affected areas or having contact with people from these areas, please report to the designated local hospitals or foreign affairs officeby phone as early as possible. Then heed perso-nal health more, stay athome for ample rest and reduce outdoor activities. Pleasesupport and cooperate with the government, community or medical staff for health information inquiries and collection.
5.Follow the latest updates from the authorities
Please follow the WeChat accountof Shaanxi People’s Government “Shaanxi Release”, or the news on the official website of Shaanxi Provincial Health Commission to obtainthe latest updates.Call 120 for immediate treatment of foreigners with fever (body temperature ≥37.3 ℃), cough , shortness of breath and other symptoms( designatedhospital: Yangling Demonstration Zone Hospital, Tel: 87018116). All foreign- related agencies shall report in a timely mannerto boththe epidemic prevention and control department and theForeign Affairs Officeof Yangling.24hours Consultation Hotline: 15829636302 or Fax:029-87036061 .
Foreign Affairs Office of Yangling Demonstration Zone
Feb 2, 2020