Division of Health Services

Disease Prevention

Disease Prevention
Wash hands properly and frequently. If you are sick, please rest at home, cover your cough or sneeze, and wear a mask to protect others.

Health center provides free masks衛保組有提供免費口罩

If you have high fever and have traveled to a foreign or domestic location with documented or suspected recent transmission of communicable disease (Ex: Kaohsiung – Dengue; West Africa – Ebola virus) in the 14 days before onset of symptoms, put on a mask, go to see a doctor right away, and inform the physician of your travel history

If you have chronic cough, chest pain, and unexplained weight loss, you may take them to be signs of Tuberculosis.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome,AIDS
Currently, there are nearly 34 million people infected with HIV worldwide. In 2011, the number of new HIV infections already hit 2.5 million, and the AIDS-related mortality was about 1.7 million. In Taiwan, the HIV infected number reached 20 thousand in 2011 and the number of new HIV diagnoses increases 2000 every year.
愛滋病就是後天免疫缺乏症候群(Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome,AIDS)

Young people, between the age of 15 and 24, account for over 20% of the total HIV infection. The statistics shows there are 6 cases of new HIV infections increased each day. 十五到二十四歲的感染族群就佔了百分之二十幾,統計更發現,平均一天就有六個新的愛滋感染者

Reckless sexual behavior will increase the possibility of HIV/AIDS infection.

There are some effective HIV prevention methods:
Refrain from having unprotected sexual intercourse; use condoms consistently and correctly;
預防的最重要方法,不安全不要性, 全程戴保險套

If you have engaged in some degree of risky behavior, and consider to be tested for HIV screening test periodically (every 3 months, or every 6 months), please check the web site of Centers for Disease Control or call 0800-001-922 for any further information.

應3個月或每半年進行愛滋病毒篩檢。參閱該署全球資訊網(http://www.cdc.gov.tw)或撥打國內免付費1922防疫專線洽詢 (0800-001922)。