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.
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
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.
[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.
[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.
[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)
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.