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Please cooperate in taking Measures against the Coronavirus / Please Use the Free Consultation Services for Foreigners

Minato Voice
2020/07/13

The city asks for your kind cooperation in taking measures against the new coronavirus.

The most basic measure against new coronavirus infection is handwashing. You can get the virus on your hands when you touch things, such as doorknobs or the hanging straps on trains. Please be sure to wash your hands carefully when returning home, as well as after using the toilet, before and after cooking, and before eating, etc.

You should wash your hands with soap, rinse them thoroughly with water and then wipe them dry with a clean towel.

The subsection in charge at Minato Public Health Center is the Public Health and Disease Prevention Subsection of the Public Health and Disease Prevention Section.

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Minato City has a consultation counter for foreign residents that introduces the city’s administrative services and provides advice for those experiencing problems in daily life.

Please feel free to use the service.

Consultations are available in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean and North Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and 6 other languages. For Japanese and English, consultations can also be conducted over the phone too. All consultation services are free.

The counter is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to midday and from 1pm to 5pm, except on national holidays.

For enquiries, please call the Global Community Planning Subsection of the Community Promotion Section at Minato City Hall on 03-3578-2046.

One last point...each year, the number of heatstroke patients rises at this time of year. Please be careful not to get heatstroke this summer too.

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(Audio) 13th / 16th July 2020 ON AIR: Please cooperate in taking Measures against the Coronavirus / Please Use the Free Consultation Services for Foreigners