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Emergency Preparedness Checklist in Shanghai

gtGet an International Health Insurance


gtMedical Evacuation and Repatriation


gtLocate Nearest Hospital

Locate your nearest hospital, find out if they have an emergency room (ER) and if they accept children and of what age.


gtRegister with the hospital and know the ER procedure

Note down the address and telephone number of the hospital in Chinese and English.


gtImportant Numbers

Have easy access to important numbers. Save numbers in Quick Dial on your mobile phone or stick them on your fridge.

  • Police 110
  • Ambulance 120
  • Fire 119
  • Car accident 122
  • Shanghai Hotline 962288
  • Your insurance helpline
  • Hospital
  • Embassy or Consulate


gtDevelop an Emergency Plan

An emergency plan should clearly list down in bullet point where to go, who to call, what to do, important information like insurance details, medical record, etc. Share emergency plan with friends, school, neighbors, ayi and driver.


gtEmergency Cash

If you choose to be admitted to the ER of local hospitals, make sure that you have at least CNY10,000 - 20,000 cash on hand as payment is expected upon admission.


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gtHave a First Aid Kit at Home

Ensure medications and supplies are up-to-date and sufficient.


gtBe Organized

Keep your passports (always ensure 6 months validity) and insurance card easily accessible and prepare a hospital bag packed with your necessities like toiletries, eyeglasses, insurance info, pen and paper, a small towel, mobile phone, charger, medical records, etc.