Warm reminders from the Haikou FAO.
A number of localities across China have reported positive nucleic acid tests from international mail or parcels. If you are receiving mail or parcels from abroad, please follow the health and safety guidelines below.
Receiving a parcel or mail from overseas
Wear a mask and disposable gloves
Reduce face-to-face communication with couriers
Unwrapping mail or parcels sent from overseas
Disassemble the package in an outdoor area or well-ventilated place
Disinfection should be performed at each step of the process
Use disinfectant (chlorine-containing disinfectant or 75% ethanol solution), thermal disinfection or ultraviolet radiation for thorough disinfection
Do not take the inner and outer packaging home
Packages should be disposed of as “household garbage” after disinfection
It is suggested that mail or the items received remain unused before a certain period of time
After handling mail or a parcel, take off gloves immediately
Wash hands with running water and disinfectant
Dispose of the used mask, and wear a new one
Avoid touching your mouth, eyes, or nose with uncleansed hands, and dispose of the used gloves and masks as “household garbage”
After handling international mail or parcels, practice a 14-day self-health observation
If you have any symptoms such as fever, cough, fatigue, sore throat, etc. Go to the hospital immediately
Report your travel history to the doctor and take a nucleic acid test
While the threat of COVID-19 is still present, avoid making unnecessary mail orders or purchases from high-risk countries and regions for COVID-19.
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