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Regarding the Novel Coronavirus Infection

The state of emergency has been extended. (Until September 30, 2021)

 

The period in which emergency measures should be implemented has been extended.
We would like to ask for your continued cooperation in thoroughly preventing the spread of the disease by avoiding activities with a high risk of infection and the outbreak of clusters.

 

  • ●Refrain from non-essential and non-urgent outings. Reduce the number of outings to busy places by half.
    ※This does not apply to things that are necessary to maintain life and health, such as visiting medical facilities, shopping for food, medicine, and daily necessities, commuting to work, and exercising or walking outdoors.
    ※Please refrain from outings especially after 20:00. If you do need to go out, please only do so with a small number of people from among your family and/or friends with whom you usually do things and avoid crowded places and times.
    ●Those in their 40s and 50s, who have a higher risk of developing severe symptoms, should especially take thorough measures to prevent infection.
    ●Refrain from non-essential and non-urgent travel between prefectures.
    *If travelling is unavoidable, please take all possible measures to prevent getting sick and get tested before leaving or when you arrive.
    ●Strictly refrain from dining at restaurants that are offering alcohol or karaoke and not complying with the government’s request not to do so.
    ●Refrain from drinking alcohol in groups on the streets, in parks, etc.
    ●If you have any symptoms at all, please get tested as soon as possible.
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Cases of novel coronavirus infection have been confirmed around the world including in Japan. To prevent becoming infected with not only the novel coronavirus but a common cold or the flu, wash hands thoroughly and practice cough etiquette. In addition, wear a mask when you visit a medical institution to see a doctor.

 

[COVID-19 Vaccination]

The COVID-19 vaccination is free of charge for all eligible residents including foreign residents and there is no copayment for it.

The following link provides translations of the Prevaccination Screening Questionnaire, Instructions, and Notice, for the COVID-19 vaccination in various languages.

 

Prevaccination Screening Questionnaire for COVID-19 vaccine in foreign languages, etc. (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare’s website)

 

[Consultation service for foreign residents in Osaka Prefecture]
Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents, Osaka Foundation of International Exchange (OFIX)
Phone number: 06-6941-2297
*Service hours
Monday and Friday: 9 am – 8 pm (except national holidays)
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 9 am – 5:30 pm (except national holidays)
2nd and 4th Sundays: 1 pm – 5 pm
*Languages available: English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Filipino, Thai, Indonesian, Nepali, and Japanese

 

[Japan Visitor Hotline (Call center for foreign tourists in Japan)]
The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a multi-language visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the event of an accident or emergency. It also handles inquiries related to the novel coronavirus.

https://www.mlit.go.jp/kankocho/content/001327108.pdf

 

[What Osaka is Asking Residents to Do]

Osaka Prefecture has created a multilingual leaflet regarding what it is asking its residents to do to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

http://www.pref.osaka.lg.jp/attach/23711/00346644/chirashi-atarashiiseikatsuyoushiki-eigo.pdf

 

[Multilingual Guide for COVID-19 (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)]

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has created a multilingual website to provide information on COVID-19.
https://www.covid19-info.jp/

 

[Important points when you nurse a patient infected with the novel coronavirus at home]

Here is a link to information in multiple languages about the home nursing provided by the Global Risk Solutions Center, School of International Public Policy, Osaka University (GRSC).

Important points in nursing a novel coronavirus patient at home (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Spanish, Portuguese, Filipino, Indonesian, and Hindi)

 

Suggested itineraries for enjoying Izumisano!

We’d like to introduce some recommendations for getting the most out of your trip to Izumisano.

  • Enjoy everything Izumisano City has to offer. <br>One-day trips you can take by taxi or rent-a-car.
  • Exploring Izumisano during your transit time <br>Historical Sightseeing Trip
  • Exploring Izumisano City during your transit time <br>Coastal Shopping Trip

Sightseeing Information

A variety of information to thoroughly enjoy Izumisano

Welcome to Izumisano!
An international city welcoming
the world with open arms

Located across from Kansai International Airport, the gateway to Kansai,
Japan, Izumisano has many sightseeing spots, events, and more!
We’d like to invite international visitors to Japan to come and enjoy dining and
shopping as well as the history and culture of Izumisano.
Also, for foreign nationals living in Izumisano, we will keep you informed of any
local lifestyle information as well as emergency and disaster information in
multiple languages, so please be sure to check out our website!

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Greetings from Hiroyasu Chiyomatsu, Mayor of Izumisano City

Announcements

We will keep you informed of the latest information on Izumisano City

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For our foreign residents

Documents for foreign residents living in Izumisano City that have useful lifestyle information and information
about what to do in an emergency are available for download, so please be sure to give them a look.