Notice from the Health Service Center About the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, you are advised to wash your hands regularly and to cover your nose and mouth when in public by wearing a face mask.
In the event that you display cold-like symptoms, you should take off from work or school and stay home until you recover.
(See 9. Authorized absence in COVID-19: Advice and Support for Students on the University website).

>>>Those returing from foreign countries should click here
>>>The latest information click here


What to do having cold symptoms

If you have cold symptoms, please consult with a Call Center for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts by telephone or other means.

What to do after receiving remote consultation 

1.If you contact the Okayama City General Consultation Counter for Foreign Residents and you are
  advised to go a particular medical institution, please go to the designated medical institution.
2.When attending a consultation, please take care to observe good hygienic practices; wash your
  hands and cover your nose and mouth by weaing a mask.
3.After consulting with a doctor, if you are infected COVID-19 or received the virus test, please
  contact the Health Service Center by e-mail as soon as possible.
  Health Service Center E-mail: hokekan1@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp


Those returing from foreign countries 

Upon arrival in Japan
1.Fill out the "Medical Questionnaire" and send it to the Health Service Center via fax or e-mail.
  Mail:hokekan1@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp FAX:086-251-7222
2.Even those without any symptoms are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days from their day of
  arrival and monitor their health by checking their temperature twice daily. Additionally, returnees
  are advised to keep washing their hands regularly and to wear a mask.
  Fill out the "Progress Report" and send it to the Health Service Center via fax or e-mail.


The latest information 

Information is updated regularly, so please make sure that you are up to date on the latest information.

● Okayama University website
  https://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/tp/profile/aboutcoronavirus.html
● Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare Website
  https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/0000164708_00001.html
   ・ Multilingual information : https://www.covid19-info.jp
   ・ Information about the Local Call Center
                : https://www.covid19-info.jp/area-chugoku-en.html#okayama
● Okayama prefecture website (Japanese only)
  https://okayama.stopcovid19.jp/flow

If you have any concerns, please contact the Health Service Center by fax of e-mail. It is important to provide your personal information and clearly describe your condition.

Health Service Center
E-mail : hokekan1@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp
FAX : 086-251-7222

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