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Multilingual Information Links Regarding COVID-19 (Updated, Feb 5)


Feb 05, 2021   “【Kyoto City】Economical support to the students who underwent influence which affects novel coronavirus infection” added
Nov 27, 2020   “Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare – Special website about COVID-19” added


■Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare – Special website about COVID-19
COVID-19 Multilingual Guide


■Telephone consultation service Regarding COVID-19

【Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare】Telephone consultation service
Telephone number:0120-565653 (toll-free)
Operating Hours:9:00~21:00
Supported languages:Japanese, English, Chinese

【Kyoto Prefecture】Kyoto Novel Coronavirus Medical Consultation Center
Telephone number:075-414-5487
Operating Hours:24/7 support
Supported languages:Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese(10:00-20:00), Thai(9:00-18:00)

【AMDA Medical Information Center】Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID19
(English、中文、한국、ภาษาไทย、Espanol、Tagalog、Português、Tiếng việt) (Facebook)

【JNTO】 Japan Visitor Hotline (You can call for assistance regarding to COVID-19.)
(English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese)


■When you feel sick

Multilingual Medical Questionnaire

Point-and-Speak YUBISASHI for COVID-19

Study Kyoto Magazine: You’re Not Alone: Get Help During Study Abroad in


■Multilingual Information Regarding COVID-19

NHK WORLD-JAPAN is providing information in multiple languages

【Kyoto Prefecture】Information about 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infection

【Kyoto City】Information about COVID-19 (Japanese only)

【Kyoto City】Information Related to COVID-19 for International Residents in Kyoto

【The Consortium of Universities in Kyoto】Special site about COVID-19 (Japanese only)



Reference: Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet Homepage regarding COVID-19


■Financial supports due to COVID-19 outbreak

【Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare】Temporary Loan Emergency Funds for COVID-19
A special loan for people who are struggling for their living expenses due to COVID-19 resulting in absence from work or unemployment. International students can also be eligible for the loan, but there are detailed requirements. Please consult your local social welfare council first to see if you are eligible.

<MHLW’s leaflet data for the temporary loan> (English)
※Please consult with the social welfare council in your area.
Kyoto Prefectural Council of Social Welfare’s website for the temporary loan (Japanese only)

【Kyoto City】Economical support to the students who underwent influence which affects novel coronavirus infection


■Multilingual Consulting Service

【Kyoto Prefectural International Center】Daily Life Consultation
Telephone Consultation: Available in 20 languages including Japanese
Email Consultation: Available in Japanese and English