Executive Yuan's and Taroko National Park HQ Preventative Measures Info and Notices for COVID-19 (May 19, 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. Youth face masks (12.7 cm x 8 cm; suitable for children under 4 years) are be available until May 20 to pre-order as part of the Eighth Round through the eMask system (online or at convenience stores).
4. The New Normal for Epidemic Prevention: Persons should observe social distancing of at least 1.5 m apart from others while indoors, and 1 m while outdoors. If this is not possible, please wear masks, use partition dividers (boards), or sit in alternate seats.
5. Beware of fraud. The Pandemic Command Center has never sent a "final notification." Please do open attachments or clicking on links in e-mails received from unknown senders.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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).
10. During the pandemic prevention period, there should still routine vaccines for children to make sure they remain healthy.
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. Don't go to the hospital unless it is necessary. Please visit the sick through online chat.
13. During the home quarantine period, if one feels unwell, please contact a local health center and follow the instruction for seeking medical treatment.
14. Restrictions measures for direct cross-strait flights as well as the ban on foreign traveler entering Taiwan will be extended. The CECC states that lifting the restrictions will depend on the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.
15. 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, there are extensive cleaning and disinfecting measures for the office areas.
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.