For Everyday Safety
Surgical masks and frequent hand washing are essential for curtailing the new coronavirus. Avoiding crowded places, getting sufficient rest, and eating a balanced diet are also important.
< To those traveling abroad: >
●Keep abreast of the conditions in the area of your destination by checking the prefectural, Ministry of Labour, and Foreign Ministry web sites.
●If traveling to regions where there is a high risk of new coronavirus pneumonia infection, avoid marketplaces where live animals are handled, and take all precautions such as wearing a surgical mask and washing hands frequently.
< To those entering or returning from China: >
■Persons entering the country from any region where there is a high risk of new coronavirus pneumonia infection should apply for quarantine if experiencing any symptoms of cough or fever or if taking any cough or fever reducing medication.
■If you experience any symptoms of cough or fever after having entered the country, please contact your nearest health facility to receive an examination according to the directions of a health professional.
○ Consultation Hotline in Case of Fever or Similar Concerns (24-Hour Hotline)
Tottori Health Office TEL 0857-22-5694 (after hours call 0857-22-8111)
Kurayoshi Health Office TEL 0858-23-3145
Yonago Health Offcie TEL 0859-31-9317
Measures against Respiratory Infection from New Strain of Coronavirus in Wuhan, China
A Notice from Tottori Prefecture:
○Medical facilities in the prefecture are on the alert. Information is distributed as soon as new developments are confirmed. Residents are urged to remain calm.
○Persons entering the country or returning from high-risk areas such as Wuhan are urged to request quarantine in the event of any symptoms such as cough or fever.
○Persons experiencing cough or high fever after having entered the country should contact a local health facility and report for diagnosis in accordance with the directions of a health professional.
○Sanitary precautions such as hand washing and wearing a surgical mask are essential for prevention.
For consultation in case of high fever (24-hour hotline):
Tottori City Health Office 0857-22-5694 (night line 0857-22-8111)
Kurayoshi Health Office 0858-23-3145
Yonago Health Office 0859-31-9317
Multilingual Living Information (Living Guide) (produced by CLAIR)
Read in various languages about the necessities for life in Japan.
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