A Proposal to All Foreign Friends in Dezhou
Shandong Province has activated Level I public health emergency response since January 24th to tackle pneumonia caused by novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Attaching great importance to the situation, Dezhou Municipal Committee of the CPC and Dezhou Municipal People’s Government have made unified deployment and are conducting the pneumonia prevention and control work in an orderly way. Hereby we recommend following practices to all foreign friends in Dezhou：
I.Follow official information release. Follow “jiankangdezhou” and ”http://dzwjw.dezhou.gov.cn/” (the wechat account and website run by Dezhou Health Commission), where the latest update of pneumonia prevention, the list of designated hospitals in Dezhou, and the guide for prevention and treatment are released. If you have any questions, please call 24-hour service line at 0534-2670095 (Emergency Command Center for Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia of Dezhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention) or 0534-2670077 (Dezhou Disease Control and Prevention Center). Avoid believing and spreading false and unverified information.
II.Strengthen self-protection. Keep good hygiene by washing hands frequently. Cough or sneeze into a tissue or the crook of the elbow. No spitting. Dump used masks according to regulations. Keep proper ventilation. Keep rooms clean. Avoid close contact with any wild animals or birds. Eggs and meat must be thoroughly cooked before consumption.
III.Minimize outdoor activities. Avoid crowded places, parties or other group activities. Correctly wear a mask (a surgical mask is preferred) if you have to go and attend one. If you have mild to severe respiratory symptoms of fever, cough, breathing difficulty or fatigue, please go to the designated hospitals with a mask on.
IV. Join in mass prevention and control efforts. If you have visited the infected area or contacted with people who are from the epidemic-striken area, please closely observe your health condition, stay at home and timely report to local disease control authorities or designated departments. Please cooperate with the government or community personnel or medical staff if they inquire about your condition.
Foreign Affairs Office of
Dezhou Municipal People’s Government
January 28, 2020