A Letter to Foreign Friends in Nanning
We would like to extend our greetings to you on the occasion of the Spring Festival!
In response to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region activated the highest-level (level one) public health emergency response system on January 24, 2020. The CPC Committee and the People’s Government of both Guangxi provincial level and Nanning municipal level have attached high importance to and made comprehensive deployment on prevention and control of the epidemic. Nanning Foreign Affairs Office hereby suggests all foreign friends in Nanning：
I.Strengthen self-protection. Keep minimal outdoor activities. Avoid crowded places. Reduce group activities such as gatherings or dinner parties. Wear masks correctly when going out (Medical surgical masks are recommended). Properly dispose of used masks. Keep good personal hygiene habits by covering your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when coughing or sneezing and washing hands more frequently with soap or alcohol-based sanitizer. Keep your rooms clean and maintain good ventilation. Avoid contact with wild animals or birds. Reduce consumption of cold, uncooked or undercooked food. Consume thoroughly cooked food and drink boiled water.
II. Follow official updates. The official website of Health Commission of Nanning regularly updates information of the prevention and control effort in Nanning（http://wjw.nanning.gov.cn/）. Please feel free to contact us by calling 0771-5389162 or 18677164843 when you are in need. We will respond to your concern in a timely manner.
III. If you have visited high-risk areas recently or have contacted with people coming from high-risk areas, please pay close attention to your health condition, and it's necessary to report to your employer or local community staff as soon as possible. If community workers or medical staff inquire about your health condition, please provide them with your information.
IV. For detailed contact information of designated hospitals and hotlines, you could follow the public account of Health Commission of Nanning（“健康南宁”）on WeChat.
Let's join hands to win the battle against the epidemic.
Nanning Foreign Affairs Office
January 30, 2020