Notices / お知らせ

Notices of upcoming events and other notices will be posted here, so please check in from time to time.
Updated June 22 2021 (Vaccination InfoIchinoseki Premium Gift Certificate info & Ichinoseki COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center info)

Guidelines for consultation about COVID-19 infections

1.    Things to keep in mind before consultation

Ø  If you have cold symptoms such as a fever, take a break from school or work and refrain from going out.

Ø  If you are worried about the symptoms of an underlying condition or if you are worried about any illness other than the novel coronavirus, please consult with your doctor by telephone.

2.  If you have any of the following symptoms, instead of visiting a medical institution directly, please consult with the recent arrivals and people who have been exposed to a person with confirmed COVID-19 call center (帰国者・接触者相談センター)on 019-651-3175 (available 24hrs)

Ø  shortness of breath, a strong sense of fatigue or high fever.

Ø  are elderly or have an underlying condition with mild cold symptoms of fever and cough, etc.

Ø If you have prolonged, mild symptoms of fever or cough, etc. 

*If you have any general questions regarding COVID-19, consult with the Iwate COVID-19 Call Center on 019-629-6085 (open everday from 9am-9pm)

Covid-19 Consultation desks for those who do not speak Japanese 

New Ichinoseki City COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center

A call center has been set up to take inquiries, consultations and vaccination reservations.

Phone number: 0120-033-567 (toll-free)

Reception hours: 9 am to 5 pm (including Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)

Reception support: English and Chinese available.

Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID19

AMDA International Medical Information Center, a specified non-profit organization, has set up a multilingual telephone consultation service regarding the novel coronavirus.

Phone number: 03-6233-9266

Correspondence time: Weekdays 10: 00-16: 00

Supported languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Vietnamese


Japan Visitor Hotline

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has opened up a multilingual call center "Japan Visitor Hotline" that operates 365 days a year, 24 hours a day to ensure the safety and security of foreign travelers. The center takes inquiries regarding the novel coronavirus and can introduce medical institutions that can support foreign languages.

Phone number: 050-3816-2787

Correspondence time: 365 days, 24 hours

Supported languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean


FRESC Help Desk

The Immigration Bureau of Japan has set up a telephone consultation desk for foreigners who are suffering from the effects of the novel coronavirus.

Phone number: 0120-76-2029

Correspondence time: Weekdays 9:00 to 17:00

Supported languages: 14 languages ​​including Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog



Iwate Support Center for Foreign Residents

The Iwate International Association responds to inquiries from foreigners living in Iwate Prefecture and their families. Inquiries related to the novel coronavirus are also accepted.

Phone number: 019-606-1750

Response time: 9 am to 8 pm

The center will be closed during the year-end and New Year holidays (December 29th to January 3rd) and on the facility maintenance and inspection days.

Supported languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, Vietnamese

In addition, translation machines (4 units) can assist up to 74 languages.

* Some languages ​​may not be supported depending on the time of day.


Ichinoseki City 

Vaccination Information 
NEW Jun 4: About COVID-19 vaccination (those with pre-existing conditions) [153KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 27: 
Reservation for COVID-19 vaccination (over 65s) [129KB pdfファイル] 
Mar 1: 
Vaccination Tickets Ichinoseki [478KB pdfファイル] 

Case information 

June 2: Ichinoseki Case 80 [7KB pdfファイル] 
May 21: 
Ichinoseki Case 79 [21KB pdfファイル] 
May 20: Ichinoseki Case 78 [21KB pdfファイル] 
May 17: 
Ichinoseki Case 77 [21KB pdfファイル] 
May 13: 
Ichinoseki Case 76 [21KB pdfファイル] 
May 11: 
Ichinoseki Case 74~75 [24KB pdfファイル] 
May 9: Ichinoseki Case 68~73 [39KB pdfファイル] 
May 8: 
Ichinoseki Case 66~67 [24KB pdfファイル] 
May 7: 
Ichinoseki Case 65 [20KB pdfファイル] 
May 4: 
Ichinoseki Case 64 [20KB pdfファイル] 
May 1: 
Ichinoseki Case 63 [20KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 29: 
Ichinoseki Case 62 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 27: 
Ichinoseki Case 61 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 26: 
Ichinoseki Case 60 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 23: 
Ichinoseki Case 58~59 [11KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 19: 
Ichinoseki Case 57 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 17: 
Ichinoseki Case 56 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 11: 
Ichinoseki Case 53~55 [28KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 9: 
Ichinoseki Case 51~52 [11KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 7: 
Ichinoseki Case 48~50 [28KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 6: 
Ichinoseki Case 44~47 [32KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 5:
 Ichinoseki Case 40~43 [32KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 3:
 Ichinoseki Case 39 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 3: 
Ichinoseki Case 38 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 3: 
Ichinoseki Case 37 [20KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 2 Ichinoseki Case: 36 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 2: Ichinoseki Case: 35 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 2: 
Ichinoseki Case: 34 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Apr 1: Ichinoseki Case: 33 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Mar 29 Ichinoseki Case: 32 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 17: 
Ichinoseki Case: 31 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 15:
 Ichinoseki Case: 30 [21KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 15: 
Ichinoseki Case: 29 [20KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 15: Ichinoseki Case: 28 [20KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 13: 
Ichinoseki Case: 27 [21KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 12: Ichinoseki Case: 26 [21KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 7: 
Ichinoseki Case: 25 [7KB pdfファイル]  
Jan 4: Ichinoseki Case: 24 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Jan 1: 
Ichinoseki Case: 23 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 31: 
Ichinoseki Case: 22 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 29: 
Ichinoseki Case: 21 [20KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 27: 
Ichinoseki Case: 20 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 26: 
Ichinoseki Case: 19 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 26: 
Ichinoseki Case: 18 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 26: 
Ichinoseki Case: 17 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 26: 
Ichinoseki Case: 16 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 26: 
Ichinoseki Case: 15 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 26: 
Ichinoseki Case: 14 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 25: 
Ichinoseki Case: 13 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 25: 
Ichinoseki Case: 12 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 25: 
Ichinoseki Case: 11 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 25: 
Ichinoseki Case: 10 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 24: 
Ichinoseki Case: 09 [7KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 24: Ichinoseki Case: 08 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 24:
 Ichinoseki Case: 07 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 24: 
Ichinoseki Case: 06 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 24: 
Ichinoseki Case: 05 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 23: Ichinoseki Case: 04 [22KB pdfファイル] 
Dec 3: Ichinoseki Case: 03 [19KB pdfファイル] 
Nov 19: Ichinoseki Case: 02 [20KB pdfファイル] 
Nov 3: Ichinoseki Case: 01 [8KB pdfファイル] 
Benefits and support:
NEW Ichinoseki Premium Gift Certificate [109KB pdfファイル] 

◆ Ichinoseki City elementary and junior high schools will resume classes from the new semester. The schools will conduct educational activities making efforts to avoid the “three Cs” (closed spaces, crowded places, close-contact settings). As the situation related to infection is constantly changing, responses to situations will be determined accordingly. 
◆ Events and large gatherings ho
sted by the city have been canceled or postponed. Keep an eye on the status of events here (JP):,122703,179,html

Iwate Prefecture

- total number of PCR tests administered in Iwate Prefecture to date (June 22, 2021): 82,466

total positive cases (to date) hospitalized currently in quarantine discharged/recovering processing deaths
(5 new case)
Severe (1)
44 1532 0 46

- Information on positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in Iwate Prefecture:

Useful Links:

Iwate Prefecture (ENG):
Ichinoseki International Association flyer: 
Preventing the spread of COVID-19 [1377KB pdfファイル] 
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare:
Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet:
NHK World-Japan multi-lingual Information: