Message from the Tongren Municipal Foreign Affairs Office to Foreign Nationals in Tongren
In response to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Guizhou Province has activated first–level public health emergence response on January 24. The CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee and Guizhou Provincial People’s Government have attached great importance to and made comprehensive deployment on prevention and control, ensuring all the measures are being carried out in an orderly manner. Hereby, we would like to send the following message to all foreign nationals living and traveling in Tongren:
Ⅰ. Strengthen Self-Protection
Practice good personal hygiene;
Wear a proper mask when going out;
Wash hands frequently;
Maintain proper ventilation and keep rooms clean;
Avoid contact with any wild animals or birds;
When eating meat or eggs, make sure they are thoroughly cooked.
Ⅱ. Reduce or Avoid Outdoor Activities
Avoid crowded places;
Avoid group activities (including gathering and dining);
Visit a local fever clinic of a qualified hospital without delay if symptoms such as fever, cough, chest distress and general weakness are shown.
Ⅲ. Join in the Mass Prevention and Control Efforts
If you had been to the seriously infected areas and returned to Tongren in the past 14 days, or if you contacted people who are from the epidemic areas within the past 14 days, please report to the local disease control and prevention authorities or designated departments as early as possible. Please monitor your health condition closely, support and cooperate with the government or community personnel or medical staff if they inquire about your condition.
Ⅳ. Follow the Latest Updates from the Authorities
Please follow the WeChat account of Tongren Municipal People’s Government by searching “铜仁市人民政府网” or “微铜仁”，to obtain the latest updates of the relevant information.
Ⅴ. Call the Hot Line of Foreign Service in Tongren
If you have any questions or need any assistance or service, please call the 24-hour inquiry hotlines:
Tongren Municipal Foreign Affairs Office:
Ms Luo, 0856-5227710;
Ms Zhu, 13098569866.
Tongren Municipal Foreign Affairs Office
February 1, 2020
Message to Foreign Nationals in Tongren