如果您近期曾到訪過疫情高發地區，或最近接觸過疫情高發地區的來杭人員，應當立即向屬地社區報告和登記，積極配合社區工作人員，主動居家醫學觀察 14 天。根據相關法律法規，拒不執行傳染病預防和控制措施的，可能會被追究刑事責任。
Happy new year! On the occasion of Chinese Spring Festival, we extend oursincere greetings andbest wishes to you all.
In response to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Zhejiang Provincial Government has activated Level I public health emergency response since 23rd January. Attaching paramount importance to the situation, Hangzhou Municipal Government has takenhigh-level prevention and control measures to curb the spread of the virus. For the health of your own, your loved ones, and the people of Hangzhou,you are kindly requested to follow the requirements of the law of the PRC on the prevention and control of infectious diseases and other relevant laws and regulations, and respond to the calls of the central and local governments by cooperating in the followingpractices:
I.Follow official updates and do not trust false and unverifiedinformation.
Follow“hzswsjwx” (theofficial WeChat account run by Hangzhou Municipal Health Commission) and other official media outlets for the most recent updates. Check out the list of designated hospitals in Hangzhou, and look for prevention and treatment guides. If you have any questions, please call24-hour inquiry line: 85155039. Avoid believing and spreading false and unverified information.
II. 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, or fatigue, please go to a designated hospital with a mask on.
III. Increase prevention and self-protection.
Keep good hygiene by washing your hands often with soap or alcohol-based sanitizer. Cover a cough or sneeze with a tissue or your flexed elbow. No spitting. Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms. Dispose of used masks appropriately. Maintain proper ventilation and keep rooms clean. Avoid close contact with wild animals or birds; eggs and meat must be thoroughly cooked before consumption.
IV. Join in our mass prevention and control efforts.
If you have been to the infected areas recently, or if contacted people who are from the epidemic areas, please immediately report to the community where you reside, cooperate with community or medical staff if they inquire about your condition, and stay at home under medical observation for 14 days.According to relevant laws and regulations, those who refuse to implement measures for the prevention and control of infectious diseases may be subject to criminal prosecution.
Our valued international friends, you have contributed significantly to the all-around development of the city which we all fondly call home and hold dear to our hearts. In the time ofdifficulties, we need to stay unified in solidarity to protect and defend our city.
Foreign Affairs Office
Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government
29th January, 2020