DFA Urgent Reminders to Filipinos Worldwide re: 2019-nCoV ARD
04 February 2020 — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urges Filipinos all over the world, especially in areas affected by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Disease (2019-nCoV ARD), to take the necessary personal precaution to ensure their health and safety.
• Filipinos who need 2019 nCoV ARD-related assistance are urged to get in touch with the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate General in their area immediately.
For the complete listing of the Foreign Service Posts of the DFA, please visit https://dfa.gov.ph/about/dfa-directory/our-foreign-service-posts-dfa.
• Filipinos in China may contact the
- hotline numbers of Philippine Embassy and Consulates General in China (https://dfa.gov.ph/2019-ncov-advisories/25823-public-advisory-hotline-numbers-of-philippine-embassy-and-consulates-general-in-china-and-chinese-mfa-on-the-novel-coronavirus-outbreak-in-china)
as well as
- the WeChat hotline of the Department of Health and the DFA as provided on this link (https://dfa.gov.ph/2019-ncov-advisories/25826-doh-wechat-hotline-for-filipinos-on-n-coronavirus-outbreak).
Moreover, Filipinos in Wuhan City and the rest of Hubei Province who wish to come home may contact the Philippine Consulate General in Shanghai until Wednesday, 05 February 2020, for arrangements.
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL, SHANGHAI
Suite 301 Metrobank Plaza
1160 West Yan’An Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200052
Tel. No.: (+86-21) 6281-8020
Fax No.: (+86-21) 6281-8023
Hotline No.: (+86) 1391 747-7112
The DFA continues to work closely with relevant government agencies to ensure that effective and immediate assistance is extended to Filipinos abroad. For updates and latest advisories, please follow the DFA website (https://dfa.gov.ph/covid-19-advisories) and its official social media sites. END