Information on Novel Coronavirus Disease(COVID-19)（新型コロナウイルス感染症についてのお知らせ）
To avoid becoming infected with Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and stop the spread of more infections
＞ COVID-19 Multilingual Guide （Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare）
Details about COVID-19 are available in various languages.
Infection Control Measures of Sendai city
＞ Infection Control Measures against Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) May 26 – September 30, 2020
General Consultation Hotline (call center) for Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) （24 hours 7 days a week）
※Multilingual support by three-way calling is available for foreign nationals.
The available hours for multilingual support are as follows.
・English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese ⇒ 24 hours
・Thai, Nepali, Vietnamese, Russian, Tagalog, Indonesian, Hindi
⇒ Weekdays 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
To those who need money urgently
■ Financial Aid for Ensured Housing（住居確保給付金）
Scheme for rent subsidy
■ Social Welfare Loan System（生活福祉資金貸付制度）
System for borrowing money for livelihood
■ Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses（持続化給付金）
The government scheme to help sustain small to medium sized businesses, and sole proprietors, including freelance workers
■ Employment Adjustment Subsidy（雇用調整助成金）
While employees are off of work due to a decreased workload, the government will pay a portion of an employee’s salary in place of the employing company
■ Support fund and allowance for forced leave during the COVID-19 outbreak（新型コロナウイルス感染症対応休業支援金・給付金）
Support funds or an allowance will be paid to employees of small and medium sized companies who were unable to work, or did not receive wages (leave allowance) due to the effects of COVID-19.
■ Special Cash Payments（特別定額給付金）
Government scheme to give 100,000 yen to citizens
■ Sendai City Business Support Funds（仙台市地域産業支援金）
Scheme for giving funds to small to medium businesses and sole proprietors including freelance workers
■ Sendai City Business Cooperation Funds（仙台市地域産業協力金）
Scheme for giving funds to businesses who were forced to close or reduce hours from April 25- to May 6
Information on Novel Coronavirus Disease（COVID-19）
Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association（SenTIA）
■ Sendai Multicultural Center
We will be limiting the use of some facilities as a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19.
City of Sendai
■ The Situation of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Sendai City (Japanese only)
■ Announcements from Sendai City (Japanese only)
■ Response to and support of those who have been affected by the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
1. Those who find it difficult to pay taxes or public utility fees such as gas and water fees
5. 【To Businesses】
Sendai City Business Support Funds
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations（CLAIR）
Immigration Services Agency
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
■ NHK World Japan 「News about New Coronavirus <English> 」
■ NHK NEWS WEB EASY (Easy Japanese)
If you need interpretation support, please call the Interpretation Hotline of the Sendai Multicultural Center
Telephone: (022) 224-1919 (available from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.)
Email: tabunka＊sentia-sendai.jp（Please replace「＊」with「@」）