Chengdu Expat

Health & Wellbeing

How To Use Chengdu’s Health Apps

Although things are certainly getting closer to normality in the city, many residential compounds, malls, gyms, bars, and restaurants are asking for people to show a color coded permit, or government issued app to prove they aren’t a health risk.Unfortunately

24Hours Compulsory Quarantine for ALL International Arrivals at CTU

24Hours Compulsory Quarantine for Testing for almost all arrivals now at CTU+ 14 Days mandatory quarantine at a government-designated location if visited high-risk countries (and perhaps all travelers, reports are now coming in)From March 18th, all international arrivals in Chengdu

COVID-19’s Domino Effect: Global Pandemic

Data statistics, as of 2020/04/20, 11:00With more than 2.4 million COVID-19 cases confirmed, and death toll hitting over 160,000 in more than 100 countries and regions worldwide according to Johns Hopkins University, people are being advised to avoid public and

Coronavirus: Updated Chengdu Exit and Entry Rules

Covid19  | Coronavirus: Updated Chengdu Exit and Entry RulesAs there are always a lot of questions in our groups and in the back system – we wanted to share this recent post from the city’s Exit and Entry Administration Division of Chengdu

Bored at Home? Learn a Little Local Lingo!

So, you’ve been in China for years now and have been saying that you’d actually learn Mandarin if you had more time. Well, it’s a good thing this quarantine period means you have free time, and lots of it. Use

10 Things To Do During The Virus

10 Things To Do During The VirusIt is certainly a strange time to be in China…  The streets are deserted, stores are closed, returning to work has been postponed, and most people are staying inside to reduce the spread of the

Putting the Coronavirus in Perspective

The new coronavirus originating in Wuhan has caused much concern throughout China and the rest of the world.The primary symptoms of the virus are a dry cough, fever and breathing problems. In severe cases, an infected individual can develop pneumonia

Coronavirus (Chengdu): Statistics and Useful Information

Finally it seems that nationwide efforts to control COVID-19, are achieving the desired results, but we’re still not quite at the turning point. We can’t tell for sure how the epidemic may further develop, nor rule out the possibility of

Novel Coronavirus: How to Track the Latest Statistics

Novel Coronavirus: How to Track the Latest StatisticsAs a continuous stream of information comes out from various sources on China’s novel coronavirus outbreak – its useful to know how your city is being affected by the infectious disease. China wouldn’t

Coronavirus | Official Report from Chengdu Center for Disease Prevention & Control

To effectively prevent and control the current pneumonia epidemic of a new coronavirus, Sichuan Province initiated the level-1 public health emergency plan on January 24. To keep you and your relatives healthy and safe, the following tips are suggested by

Coronavirus: Latest Updates – Fear for Global Pandemic

Data statistics, as of 2020/03/23, 01:10Since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) first came to the attention of the WHO on December 31, 2019, and the news about this unknown strain found in Wuhan broke in early January, it had a major

How to Keep Yourself Safe from Coronavirus

Here’s how to Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus1.Wash your hands with soap and water to minimize your infection risk. The best way to prevent coronavirus is to wash your hands as often as possible. Wet your hands with warm water, then

Helpful Western Medicines in Chinese

So you got sick in China but you’re not ready to try Traditional Chinese Medicine yet? That’s ok, we got you covered! Here’s a useful list of the most common western medicines with Chinese translations that you can take to

Win a 1-Year FREE Cleaning Service!

*Make sure to send the screenshot to Panda Housekeeping by scanning QR Code in the poster above.Who Are We? Panda Housekeeping is a bilingual cleaning service company. We combine traditional cleaning and the services of five-star hotels. We are looking forward

4 Weeks FREE! K2Fit x B-Active Partner Up

4 Weeks FREE! K2Fit x B-Active Partner UpIf you find keeping fit, losing weight or achieving your goals in Chengdu though, you are not alone. K2Fit runs a 10-week program that gets you fit and provides you with everything you

Are You Neglecting Your Health As An Expat?

Regular health check-ups are probably the least of your worries as an expat, especially when you are probably busy every day. However, something such as a simple routine eye examination may not seem important right now but here’s how you could be

Is Chinese Medicine For You?

If you live in China, it’s likely that at some stage Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been recommended to you. Perhaps you’ve tried it. Or perhaps you remain skeptical, and stick to medicines you are used to from home.Complimentary rather

Recovery Plus – Top Sports Recovery Centre in Chengdu

Recovery Plus – Top Sports Recovery Centre in ChengduGetting access to the healthcare you’re used to back home, isn’t always easy in Chengdu. Treatment for aches and pains, or rehabilitation after a sports injury can sometimes be frustrating, but Recovery Plus

What To Do During An Earthquake

What To Do During An EarthquakeLast night (Monday 17th June 2019) at 10.55pm, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Yibin sent tremors throughout Sichuan, and set WeChat ablaze with videos of swinging chandeliers and crumbling dry wall.If you’re living in Chengdu or Chongqing,

Join the Chengdu K2Fit Team – 10 Week Fitness Challenge

You had a great summer holiday but now you’re back in the city and need the motivation to become the ultimate you.Would you like to tone up, lose weight and meet like-minded people in the city? K2Fit ULTIMATE YOU Season