To Current International Students
We inform international students of the important notice regarding the new coronavirus infection as follows;
1. For those who have returned home temporarily
(1) Border Control Measures by Japanese govenment
・Due to the strengthening of the Japanese government's border control
measures,those who have stayed in the following areas within 14 days
of re-entry are not permitted to enter Japan at present.
・ All persons having visited any of the the regions subject to strengthened
quarantine within 14 days before re-entry (on or after the date added as
an area subject to strengthened quarantine),including persons without
symptoms of illness, will be requested to stay for 14 days at a place
designated by the Quarantine Station Chief (such as hotels)and not to use
public transportation such as trains, buses,or taxies.
(2) Okayama University's measures: For those who have stayed in regions
having an infection risk of level 2 or higher within 14 days before
Those who have stayed in regions having an infection risk of level 2 or
higher within 14 days before re-entry, please call Okayama University
Health Service Center.
* Okayama University Health Service Center
phone: 086-251-7217 (Weekdays 8:30am-5:00pm)
Also, please refrain from coming to the university, refrain from going
outside unless necessary and stay in your room for 14 days after re-entry
Please observe your physical condition and ensure to take your
temperature records everyday (twice a day:morning and evening),
wash and keep your hands clean and wear facemasks regularly to
※Okayama University Health Service Center
(3) Procedures associated with the above measures
・Contact your faculty / graduate school
・Procedure for Residents of Okayama University Dormitories for
※If you are unable to return to your dormitory by the scheduled time
due to entry restrictions or strengthened quarantine after re-entry,
please contact International Student Office
※If you have stayed in countries or regions having an infectious risk
level of 2 or higher within 14 days,please notify the dormitory
・Signs for scholarship
Please carefully check your e-mail from International Students Office,
as we have contacted individually to those recipient.
・Procedure for authorized absence
2. Suspected infection with the new coronavirus
If you have any of the following symptoms, please contact your nearest "COVID-19 Diagnosis Consultation Center " immediately.
・If you have strong symptoms of breathlessness (dyspnea), severe lethargy (fatigue), or high fever.
・If you are prone to severe illness (*) and have relatively mild symptoms of a cold such as fever and cough
(*) Elderly people, people with underlying diseases such as diabetes, heart failure, respiratory diseases (COPD, etc.) and people on dialysis or who is using immunosuppressive or anti-cancer drugs
・If you are the person other than above and if you have relatively mild symptoms such as fever and coughing persist.
(Please be sure to contact to the Consultation Center if your symptoms last longer than 4 days. Symptoms vary from person to person, so please consult them if you think it is a strong symptom. The same applies to those who have to continue taking antipyretics.)
When contacting your nearest “COVID-19 Diagnosis Consultation Center, please make sure to declare your history of staying in a country or area where the risk level is 2 or higher/history of staying Specific warning prefectures in Japan and follow their instructions.
※COVID-19 Diagnosis Consultation Center
3. When infected with the new coronavirus
Please contact your faculty/graduate school and call Okayama University
Health Service Center（086-251-7217).
4. Other Information regarding COVID-19
A DAILY LIFE SUPPORT PORTAL FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS
Information related to New Coronavirus Infection(COVID-19) from
Immigration Services Agency
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare・Q & A on Coronavirus Disease