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.
New Coronavirus Outbreak Prevention Flyer (Source: Prime Minister’s Office HP)
There is a support to people who have trouble in life (Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)
Guide to the special cash payments
Please check this page for the “Guide to the special cash payments”
For households that are struggling for their living expenses due to the effect of a new coronavirus infection
This is a guide regarding temporary loan of temporary funds to those who are worried about their living funds due to suspension of work or unemployment due to the effect of new coronavirus infection. Please check this page.
For those who are in trouble with rent
Due to the effect of coronavirus infection, those who quit their work, lost their job, those who may lost their homes, we will temporarily pay for your rent. Please check this page
For those who have trouble paying prefectural tax
If you have a significant decrease in income due to the effect of the new coronavirus infection, please apply for the prefectural tax (Vehicle tax classification, local corporation three taxes, “Corporate tax, Corporate residence tax, Corporate business tax” etc.) this system allowas for a maximun one year payment postponement, without late fees. Please see this page.
To all foreigners working at the company
This is a notice for foreigners working at the company.
Even when the new coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused a decrease in business for the company, foreign workers are not allowed to be treated less favorably than Japanese workers just because they are foreigners. For details, see the page below.
Notification from Immigration Services Agency of Japan
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.
Reception date and time
Monday to Friday 9: 00-17: 00
English, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Tagalog (Philippines), Thai, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, Myanmar, Khmer (Cambodia), Russia, France
Information from Shimane Prefecture
Message from Shimane Governor
June 17 English
June 12 English
May 27 English
May 15 English
May 5 English
April 16 English
April 10 English
April 7 English
April 6 English
Beware of new coronavirus infectious diseases and hand washing methods (as of February 21)
News from NHK World JAPAN
NHK WORLD-JAPAN provides information about the coronavirus in multiple languages.
Available in English, Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.
Get the NEWS how Japanese society reacts to coronavirus in your languages, and please share this if you know people who use these languages.