TUJ students, faculty and staff,

Japan's health ministry has announced the following criteria for medical consultations or treatment for people who may have contracted the coronavirus.

  • Common cold symptoms or fever higher than 37.5 degrees Celsius for at least four days
  • Exhaustion or difficulty breathing.
  • Vulnerable people as seniors, pregnant women or those with preexisting conditions, who have cold symptoms or a fever for around two days.

If you have any of these symptoms, please call the consultation center before visiting a doctor or hospital; the center will then recommend medical institutions you should visit. Please only visit medical centers referred to by the medical consultant:

<Tokyo residents>

03-5320-4509 ONLY JAPANESE 9:00-21:00 (Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health https://www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/iryo/kansen/coronasodan.html) Japanese 

03-5285-8181 For English and other languages 9:00-20:00 (HIMAWARI https://www.fukushihoken.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/english/index.html) 

<Outside Tokyo residents>

帰国者・接触者相談センター https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/kenkou_iryou/covid19-kikokusyasessyokusya.html Japanese 

<Guide for Using Medical Institutions>


If it is confirmed that you are infected with the virus, please make sure to inform TUJ's Information Center at 03-5441-9800 or tujinfo@tuj.temple.edu immediately.