A Letter to Overseas Returnees to Baoding
The prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic situation in our city is at the critical period before the decisive victory, even a slight relaxation may lead to regrettable failure. At the same time, the COVID-19 epidemic has been spreading worldwide with a severe global situation. On this special occasion, we hereby make the following suggestions:
I. Follow official updates.
Follow “jkbd0312” (the official WeChat account run by Baoding Municipal Health Commission) for the most recent official updates. Check out the list of designated hospitals in Baoding, and look for prevention and treatment guides. If you have any questions, please call Baoding Municipal Health Commission at 12320. Avoid believing and spreading false and unverified information.
II. To report voluntarily is your responsibility.
The significant success of epidemic prevention and control of Baoding is not easy to achieve, which is also full of your efforts and dedication. If you just come to our city from outside China, please immediately report your health and travel track truthfully to the community where you reside and to your company. All people travel to Baoding from outside China should receive a 14-day quarantine at designated places and also take blood routine examination, CT and double virus nucleic acid testing before expiration. According to the epidemic prevention and control regulations of Baoding，different measures will be take such as transit to designated hospital,medical observation in designated hospital,medical observation in designated places,medical observation at home for different personnel including confirmed cases, suspected cases, symptomatic cases, closely contact cases, key epidemic area traveller,etc. Please cooperate with our municipal government to prevent and control the epidemic.
III. Minimize outdoor activities.
Avoid crowded places, parties and group activities. Correctly wear a mask (preferably a surgical mask) if you have to go and attend one. If you have mild to severe respiratory symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue,or the temperature over 37.3℃, please pay attention to personal protection, go to the fever clinics nearby with a mask on as soon as possible, and receive a quarantine, medical observation and treatment.
IV. Increase prevention and self-protection.
Keep good hygiene by washing your hands often with soap or alcohol-based sanitizer. Maintain proper ventilation and keep rooms clean. Avoid close contact with wild animals or birds; eggs and meat must be thoroughly cooked before consumption.
Baoding is the city we all fondly call home and hold dear to our hearts. In the time of difficulties, we need to stay unified in solidarity to protect and defend our city.
Leading group of Baoding Municipal Government on the prevention and control of COVID-19
8th March 2020