Here is some information about the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

Check the homepage of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for more information on the new coronavirus.

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (information about the coronavirus)

Information Shimane International Center

The Shimane International Center has set up a Shimane multicultural general consultation “ONE STOP CENTER”

We accept consultation in foreign languages. If you are worried about the new coronavirus, call the one-stop center. The one-stop center will help you translate your call to the professional institutions in foreign languages.

Telephone Number


Reception date and time

Monday to Friday (excluding holidays)
9: 00-17: 00

Supported languages

English, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Tagalog (Philippines), Thai, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, Myanmar, Khmer (Cambodia)

Information from Shimane Prefecture

Beware of new coronavirus infectious diseases and hand washing methods (as of February 21)


New Coronavirus Infections (* 2/19 PDF file updated)


Shimanne prefecture HP

Announcement from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare / Prefectural Labour Bureau / Labour Standards Supervision Office/ Public Employment Security Office
(3/18 postscript)

Information for Foreigners Working in Companies. Even when the new coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused a decrease in business to the company, companies are not allowed be treat foreign workers less favorably than Japanese workers just because they are foreigners.

Click here for more details

Information from Immigration and Residence Management Agency

Homepage of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on how to browse by language