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Executive Yuan's Preventative Measures and Taroko National Park Info Notices for COVID-19

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Executive Yuan’s Preventative Measures and Taroko National Park Info Notices for COVID-19 (May 4, 2020)


1. Crowd control measures have been imposed at public places where large crowds can gather, including renowned tourist attractions, night markets and temples in order to prevent potential an infection chain from undermining pandemic prevention and control efforts. 


2. During the pandemic prevention period, remember to wear a face mask when entering the post office.


3. Restrictions have eased regarding visitation to long-term care centers allowing people to visit elderly residents in these facilities. Visitors are required to provide their names and other personal information in order to schedule a visit. Visitors and residents in care centers should wear masks throughout the visit.


4. Don't forget to file your income tax during the pandemic prevention period. The deadline has been extended to June 30, 2020. You can utilize the internet to file your income tax. If you file your income tax on-site, please wear a mask to cooperate with pandemic prevention measures. Those under home isolation or quarantine may submit a request to their local health bureau in order to attend a funeral of a first or second-degree relative or visit such relatives who are seriously ill.


6. Inbound travelers should stay at a quarantine hotel after entering Taiwan if they live with elderly people who are 65 years old or older, children 6 years old or under, persons with chronic diseases (such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes or lung diseases), or persons who don’t have a separate living area (including a separate bathroom).


7. During the pandemic prevention period, there should still routine vaccines for children to make sure they remain healthy.

8. Guardians of infants and toddlers who cannot wear masks should maintain a social distancing.


9. Pay attention to social distancing and avoid having close contact at social activities and entertainment venues.


10. Please wear face masks when taking public transportation and taxis. Eating is not allowed in the cars, or trains or the MRT.     

11. Do NOT believe or spread rumors, or pass along fake official documents as this could result in a maximum fine of NT$3 million.


12. Pandemic prevention compensation can be applied for within two years via the online application.


13. Don't go to the hospital unless it is necessary. Please visit the sick through online chat.


14. During the home quarantine period, if one feels unwell, please contact a local health center and follow the instruction for seeking medical treatment.


15. The measures will extend restrictions on direct cross-strait flights and the ban on airline traveler transits through Taiwan amid the continuing spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) across the globe. The CECC stated that when to lift the restrictions remains to be decided depending on the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.


16. The face mask rationing system will not call you. Please make any reports to the 165 anti-fraud hotline.


Importance notice of the Preventive Measures for COVID-19 at Taroko National Park Headquarters:

To prevent the spreading COVID-19, Taroko National Park Headquarters is taking the following precautions:

1. Tourists who have a fever, cough or related respiratory diseases, should wear a face mask at all times.  

2. To assist in pandemic prevention, 75% ethanol alcohol and liquid hand soap are also provided in the indoor visitor center’s exhibition hall and service stations.


3.To prevent the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the multimedia briefing rooms will not offer the introduction briefings at Taroko National Park Headquarters Visitor Center, the Bulowan Service Station, and the Tianxiang Service Station. In addition, there are extensive cleaning and disinfecting measures.


4. Tourists are requested to cooperate with Taroko National Park Headquarters with all relevant pandemic prevention measures.

5. Everyone is responsible for pandemic prevention. Protect yourself and protect others.


Taroko National Park cares about you!



For the latest COVID-19 related news, please check the Centers for Disease Control, Department of Health, R.O.C.(Taiwan) website. Or call the free epidemic prevention hotline #1922 or 0800-001922 for inquiries.