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）
If you have been absent from work for a certain period for medical treatment due to COVID-19 infection (includes suspected infection if showing some symptoms such as fever), and as a result, have not been paid, you can receive the Injury and Sickness Allowance.
In addition, the Injury and Sickness Allowance does not cover the first three consecutive days off, but on the fourth day and after, and the number of days that you were unable to work will be covered.
For more details, please see the Sendai city’s website or contact us.
Sendai city’s website “【新型コロナウイルス感染症関連】国民健康保険傷病手当金の支給について”
Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section of each Ward office and the Miyagi General Branch Office, Public Health and Welfare Section of Akiu General Branch Office