Regarding the new strain of coronavirus

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1.Response from Osaka University regarding the new strain of coronavirus
  1.1 Prevention and control of the novel coronavirus (Department of Safety and Hygiene)
2.Contact Information
  2.1 About registration procedure, classes and lectures
  2.2 Health Consultation
   2.3 Consultation Counter for foreign residents in Osaka prefecture
   2.4 Residential status, etc
  2.5 Other inquiries
3.Other related links
  3.1 Multilingual Health Consultation
  3.2 Osaka prefecture and neighboring cities
  3.3 Other public institutions
  3.4 Others




1. Response from Osaka University regarding the new strain of coronavirus

https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/news/info/corona



1.1 Prevention and control of the novel coronavirus (Department of Safety and Hygiene)
http://ciee.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/%E8%B3%87%E6%96%9907-2-200401%E5%95%93%E7%99%BA%E8%B3%87%E6%96%99%EF%BC%88%E8%8B%B1%E8%AA%9E%E7%89%88%EF%BC%892.pdf




2. Contact Information



2.1 About registration procedure, classes and lectures

Please check the emails from your department and KOAN. Some Educational Affairs Section’s service counter may be closed after the government’s declaration of a state of emergency.



2.2 Health Consultation

If you have any cold-like symptoms, including fever or cough, and worry about being infected with the novel coronavirus, please call the followings first.

2.2.1 Health and Counseling Center in Osaka University

     It opens 9:00am to 5:00pm on weekdays. (except noon to 1:00pm)
Suita campus: 06-6879-8970
Toyonaka campus: 06-6850-6038
Minoh campus: 072-730-5151

2.2.2 Consultation Counter for citizens of Osaka prefecture      Phone: 06-6944-8197 

It opens from 9:00am to 6:00pm everyday including Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.

2.2.3 Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare: 0120-565653 (toll free)

 Aavailable from 9:00am to 9:00pm everyday including weekends and national holidays.

2.2.4 New Corona Consultation Center (consultation center for returnees, high-risk contacts)

 If you have symptoms, call New Corona Consultation Center listed below  (available 24 hours a day)  
Ikeda City, Minoh City and Ibaraki City: 06-7166-9911
Toyonaka City: 06-6151-2603
Suita City: 06-6339-2225
Osaka City: 06-6647-0641
Other cities:
http://www.pref.osaka.lg.jp.e.agb.hp.transer.com/attach/23711/00347121/0406.pdf
(Japanese only)



2.3 Consultation Counter for foreign residents in Osaka prefecture

2.3.1 Osaka Foundation of International Exchange (OFIX)

   Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents : 06-6941-2297
■Open hours:
Mondays and Fridays (except national holidays): 9:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (except national holidays): 9:00am – 5:30pm
The second and fourth Sundays: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
■Languages:
English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Thai, Indonesian, Nepali and Japanese
※ For any consultations which require medical judgement, consult 2.2.4 New Corona Consultation Center.



2.4 Residential status, etc

Please check the latest information from the websites of Ministry of Justice and Immigration Services Agency of Japan.
http://www.moj.go.jp/EN/nyuukokukanri/kouhou/m_nyuukokukanri01_00003.html
※Regarding visa procedures, you can contact Support Office.
supportoffice[@]office.osaka-u.ac.jp



2.5 Other inquiries
  If you do not know where to consult, you can contact IRIS by email.
  iris[@]ciee.osaka-u.ac.jp 
  Please write your full name, department and student ID number when you send an email to IRIS.




3. Other related links



3.1 Multilingual Health Consultation

3.1.1 AMDA Medical Information Center 

Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID-19
From Friday, April 10 to Wednesday, May 20
https://www.amdamedicalcenter.com/news?fbclid=IwAR03vRnoHvN1XOejh_7hr0tXY6XTAmSk1-uENLYPm9TACxYHeR6NhKwGa28
FB: https://www.facebook.com/104446624555553/posts/107824277551121

3.1.2 華心中国語心理相談室 (Japanese and Chinese only)

日本語HP: https://www.huaxincounseling-jp.com/
中国語HP: https://www.huaxincounseling.com/



3.2 Osaka prefecture and neighboring cities

・Osaka prefecture  http://www.pref.osaka.lg.jp.e.agb.hp.transer.com/default.html
※ Request to Osaka Residents http://www.pref.osaka.lg.jp/attach/38102/00000000/EN%20Request%20to%20Osaka%20Residents.pdf
・Toyonaka City   https://www.city.toyonaka.osaka.jp/multilingual/index.html
・Suita City  https://www.city.suita.osaka.jp/home/language.html
・Minoh City  https://www.city.minoh.lg.jp/multilingual/index.html
・Ikeda City  http://www.city.ikeda.osaka.jp/homepage/honyaku.html
・Ibaraki City  https://www.city.ibaraki.osaka.jp/aboutsite/english.html



3.3 Other public institutions

・Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare  https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/newpage_00032.html
・National Institute of Infectious Diseases https://www.niid.go.jp/niid/en/
・World Health Organization (WHO)  (English only)  https://www.who.int/
・Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (Japanese only)
https://www.anzen.mofa.go.jp/covid19/pdfhistory_world.htm



3.4 Others

・Free accessible database and e-journal archive, etc. (in Osaka University Library) https://www.library.osaka-u.ac.jp/off_campus_covid-19/
・NHK WORLD-JAPAN (in 20 languages)
 https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/
・Point-and-Speak YUBISASHI for COVID-19
 Phrases in 13 languages (Free) https://www.yubisashi.com/covid19/

2020/04/14(Tue)

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