Notice of COVID-19 Vaccination for Foreign Nationals in Zhaoqing
From May 12,2021, Zhaoqing will start COVID-19 vaccination for foreign nationals subject to local age eligibility restrictions, following the principle of voluntary participation, giving informed consent, self-funded and assuming personal responsibility for risks.
Foreign nationals who wish to be vaccinated can make an appointment through the WeChat service platform “粤健通” (scan the QR code below). China’s domestic inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccines will be used, and two doses are required for the entire course. Foreign nationals who have joined Guangdong’s social security and medical insurance scheme share the same treatment as other Chinese citizens, who can be vaccinated free of charge. A valid proof of medical insurance needs to be presented on the vaccination site. For those who have not participated in the social security and medical insurance of Guangdong Province, they will be vaccinated at their own expense---the cost is 100RMB per dose.
Appointment process: From May 12, foreign nationals can log in the WeChat service platform “粤健通” (scan the QR code below) to fill in personal information and make an appointment on the service page for foreign national’s vaccination. After the appointment is successfully made, you should bring your permanent residence ID card, passport or certificate of medical insurance to the designated site at the appointed time for vaccination. Before taking vaccine, you should sign both a form of informed consent and a statement of bearing personal responsibility for all risks associated with vaccination. Please take necessary precautions and proactively inform medical staff of your health condition so that they can determine whether you meet the vaccination requirements or not. If you show any discomfort symptoms within 14 days after vaccination, please seek medical treatment in time.
Zhaoqing Municipal Foreign Affairs Bureau
Zhaoqing Municipal Health Bureau
May 12, 2021
Attachment: the QR code of “粤健通”
Guidelines of COVID-19 Vaccination for Foreign Nationalsin Zhaoqing
Zhaoqing initiates COVID-19 vaccination for foreigners on the basis of voluntary participation, giving informed consent, self-funded and assuming personal responsibility for risks. China’s domestic inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccines will be used, and two doses are required for the entire course.
Foreign nationals in Zhaoqing who are aged 18 to 59, some aged over 60 who need to be vaccinated for special reasons, and who have good physical conditions are able to get vaccinated.
2. Appointment Method
（1）Search “YueJiantong” (or “粤健通”) on WeChat service platform.
（2）Enter the COVID-19 vaccination service for foreigners.
（3）Sign in, complete and confirm your personal details, including full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, type of ID document, ID number, valid residence permit, participation in social security medical insurance, residential area, detailed address and etc.
（4）You will receive a reservation QR code and a message after successfully making a reservation.
After the appointment is successfully made, you should bring your permanent residence ID card or passport with valid residence permit and visit Zhaoqing No.1 People’s Hospital (Address: No.9, Donggang East Road, Duanzhou District, Zhaoqing) at the appointed time for vaccination.
4. Charge for vaccination
（1）Free of charge
Foreign nationals can take the vaccine free of charge by showing a valid proof of medical insurance (social security card or electronic medical insurance card) on the vaccination site.
Those who are citizens of China’s reciprocal countries can also take the vaccine free of charge by showing Permanent Resident ID Card for foreigners, passport or other valid residence permit on the vaccination site.
For those who have not participated in the social security and medical insurance of Guangdong Province or not eligible for free vaccination according to relevant national regulations, they will be vaccinated at their own expense – the cost is 100 yuan per dose.
5. Precautions for vaccination
Before vaccination, you should ensure personal protection and report your health status truthfully to the on-site medical staff. Please cooperate with the staff to complete the prescribed procedures and sign the Informed Consent and Disclaimer Statement.
After vaccination, you should stay at the vaccination site for observation for 30 minutes. Please pay close attention to your physical condition within 14 days. If you feel any discomfort, please seek medical treatment in time.