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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.
Avoid the “Three Cs”

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【Request for Prefectural Residents】

【City of Sendai】

Guide for Sendai City
COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccination Certificate of
COVID-19 (Vaccine Passport)

Flow of Consultation and
PCR Testing for COVID-19

7 Points to prevent infections at home

“5 situations” that increase the risk of infection


Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Medical Consultation Center (Call Center)(24hours)


※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.


Notice of the COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster (Third) Dose (新型コロナワクチン追加(3回目)接種)

Portal Site of Sendai City Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination (仙台市新型コロナウイルスワクチン接種ポータルサイト)

Information about “Vaccination Certificate of COVID-19” to Travel Abroad (Vaccine Passport)(新型コロナウイルス感染症予防接種証明書)

Instruction(Pfizer Inc.)(説明書(ファイザー社))



To those who need money urgently

Temporary Special Benefit for Inhabitant Tax Exempt Households, etc.(仙台市からの「住民税非課税世帯等への臨時特別給付金」のお知らせについて)

Child-rearing Household Temporary Special Benefit(子育て世帯への臨時特別給付金)

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

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.

Issue of Injury and Sickness Allowance within the National Health Insurance System and Advanced-age Medical System(国民健康保険・後期高齢者医療傷病手当金)

≫≫≫≫Ended Cash Payment and Support Fund Programs


Information on Novel Coronavirus Disease(COVID-19)

Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association(SenTIA)

Blog:Information on Novel Coronavirus Disease(COVID-19)

Sendai Multicultural Center
We will be limiting the use of some facilities as a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19.

Status of Convening Japanese Courses Within the City of Sendai


City of Sendai

■ Information Regarding the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

■ The Situation of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Sendai City (Japanese only)

■ Announcements from Sendai City (Japanese only)

■ Proper Waste Disposal to Prevent the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus

■ The PCR Test Center Operated by Non-municipal Organization Launched at Main building of the Sendai City Hall.

■ 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

2. Those having difficulty with money needed for their livelihood

3. Procedures related to certificates, change of address, health and welfare may be done by post

4. Children and Child Rearing (children’s club, child rearing class, toddler health checkup, BCG vaccine, nurseries)

5. 【To Businesses】Employment Adjustment Subsidy

6. Support fund and allowance for forced leave during the COVID-19 outbreak

7. Child-rearing Household Temporary Special Benefit

8. Temporary Special Benefit for Inhabitant Tax Exempt Households, etc.

9. Issue of Injury and Sickness Allowance within the National Health Insurance System and Advanced-age Medical System


Council of Local Authorities for International Relations(CLAIR)

■ Regarding the new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Immigration Services Agency

For those whose residence status does not allow them to work in Japan

■ PDF Guide to Support for Continuous Employment for Foreigners Who Have Been Dismissed, etc.
Detailed information (Japanese)

Handling of residence applications and certificate of eligibility issuance applications for those unable to return to their home country

■ Regarding the period of validity of the Certificate of Eligibility in relation to the effects of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
【English】 【やさしいにほんご (Easy Japanese)】 【Japanese】


Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

COVID-19 Multilingual Guide

■ For Foreigners Working in Companies



■ NHK World Japan「Links for Multilingual News &BOSAI Info

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* replace「*」with「@」)