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.
[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
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.
[A flyer about taking precautions has been created]
Izumisano City has created a flyer about how to “Prevent novel coronavirus infection.” The flyer has been translated into several languages in cooperation with the Global Risk Solutions Center (GRSC), School of International Public Policy, Osaka University and is available by clicking on the following link.
[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).
[Special Cash Payments (Cash payments of ¥100,000 for each eligible individual)]
On April 20, 2020, the Cabinet Office decided to implement “Emergency Economic Measures to Cope with COVID-19.” Both in the interest of preventing the spread of COVID-19 and in order to distribute financial assistance to families in a simple manner, promptly and accurately, a Special Cash Payment program has been established.
In Izumisano City, application forms will be mailed out starting on May 5 and are expected to arrive by the middle of May. Please submit the application forms by August 12 (applications postmarked August 12 will be accepted).
– Who is eligible to receive the special cash payments?: Those who are registered with the Basic Resident Registration System as of April 27, 2020
– Eligible recipients: The payment for each eligible member of the household will be transferred to the head of the household
– Cash payment amount: Each individual is eligible to receive a cash payment of ¥100,000
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, applications will not be accepted at the city office. Please apply by mail.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has created a Special Cash Payments guide that has been translated into several languages.
Special Cash Payments Guide (PDF)
Izumisano City has created “Explanation for the Special Cash Payment by Izumisano City” in several languages.
Application deadline: August 12 (Wed.), 2020
We’d like to introduce some recommendations for getting the most out of your trip to Izumisano.
A variety of information to thoroughly enjoy Izumisano
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!
We will keep you informed of the latest information on Izumisano City
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.