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【Coronavirus related information】
 Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Website(About Novel Coronavirus infectious disease)

 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Preventing COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and stopping its spread
 ・Local call centers
 ・Infected with COVID-19? Contact Call center first!
 ・Preventing and stopping its spread COVID-19(PDF)

Notice on the provision of consultation services regarding money, employment, housing, and other matters related to daily living


【Information about the Housing Security Benefit】
   As a measure for supporting those who are finding it difficult to pay the rent for their current housing due to income decrease resulting from business shutdown,etc., we pay rent to their landlords, through local municipalities, for three (or up to nine) months.
Guides to the Housing Security Benefit(Japanese)
Guides to the Housing Security Benefit(English)
Guides to the Housing Security Benefit(Chinese)
Guides to the Housing Security Benefit(Korean)
Guides to the Housing Security Benefit(Vietnam)
Guides to the Housing Security Benefit(Portuguese)
Guides to the Housing Security Benefit(Spanish)

【Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds】
   The Social Welfare Councils of all prefectures are providing a welfare fund loan system to lend necessary funds for living and other expenses to low-income households. 
   In light of  the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of households that are eligible for loans under this system will be expanded to include non-low-income households. Special loans such as emergency small amount funds will be provided to households that are struggling for their living expenses as a result of temporary stoppage of work or unemployment.
Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds(Japanese)
Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds(English)
Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds(Chinese)
Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds(Korean)
Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds(Vietnam)
Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds(Portuguese)
Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds(Spanish)


【About postponement of payment of water and sewerage charges
 National government offices regarding water and wastewater utilities, MHLW, MLIT, MAFF, and MOE have requested local utilities to provide those who face difficulty in paying their bills due to the economic impact of COVID-19 temporarily with grace period or other generosities.
 For further information on the available services and the following procedure, please contact the local utility office.
About postponement of payment of water and sewerage charges(Japanese,Plain Japanese,English)
About postponement of payment of water and sewerage charges(Japanese,Simpified Chinese,Portuguise,Vietnam,Korean,Spanish)


【Ministry of the Environment
A Simple Aid to Prevent Spread and Infection of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) at Home: Household Garbage Disposal
For Medical Institutes and Staff Handling Medical Waste  Novel Coronavirus-Related Waste
To Carefully Handle Waste from Temporary Lodging Facilities
For waste transporters Countermeasures for the novel coronavirus related to waste collection
Q & A to Implement Countermeasures of the Novel Coronavirus Infectious Disease (COVID-19) in Waste Treatment and Management


【About Tax】
For taxpayers who face difficulty paying their national tax due to the influence of the novel coronavirus disease
Information about the Regional Taxation Bureau Grace Support Center



 Novel Coronavirus(WHO/English)
 【Novel Coronavirus(WHO/Chinese)


 【Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID19

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Coronavirus related information
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Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Medical Information Site for Foreigners in Japan

Japan National Tourism Organization
Finding a hospital, guide for when you are feeling ill