Management strengthened at fever clinics

Tian Shengjie
Shanghai Health Commission says measures have been put in place to prevent cross-infection of COVID-19 during the upcoming 3rd China International Import Expo.
Tian Shengjie

To prevent cross-infection of the novel coronavirus during the 3rd China International Import Expo, the city has strengthened management of 117 fever clinics in hospitals and 200 fever surveillance clinics at community-based health service centers, the Shanghai Health Commission said on Tuesday.

It said about 33,600 people had been quarantined for medical observation of the 838,000 people times had visited fever clinics since the outbreak.

All visitors should have their temperatures checked, show their health QR codes and undergo an epidemiological investigations before attending hospitals or health service centers, it said.

Anyone with a fever should be treated in an enclosed area, including when making an appointment, getting medicine or making payments.

Health monitoring for medical workers is also important, especially for those traveling outside the city during the recent eight-day holiday.

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