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Health & safety

Dangers & annoyances

Chóngqìng is a relatively safe city, but pickpockets, especially children recruited from other provinces and supervised by nearby adults, are becoming a nuisance. Take care around the bus and train stations and around the dock area and crowded areas like department stores.

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While you're there

Medical services

There is a large pharmacy (yáofāng) next door to the Peace Hotel on Minzu Lu.

Global Doctor Chóngqìng Clinic (8903 8837; 7th fl, suite 701, Hilton Hotel, 139 Zhongshan Sanlu; 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, except holidays) For emergencies outside of regular hours, 24-hour on-call services are available by dialling the general clinic number.

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