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Information regarding the Novel Coronavirus (As of July 7, 2020)

The spread of novel coronavirus infections has a major impact on your student life. We have summarized the points to be aware of in order to maintain mental health under the circumstances of social confusion, so please refer to it.

Dear Students
Message from President of The Japan Association of National Universities

About overseas travel of students, faculty and staff

With the spread of the novel coronavirus around the world, According to measures such as closing borders and prohibiting going out, Japanese travelers are affected sudden flight reduction or suspension (including not only destinations but also transit points) and restricting the behavior. In light of such circumstances, the University will in principle prohibit the overseas travel of students and faculty (including private travel) for the time being.
For students and faculty and staff currently staying abroad, Please report the situation as each faculty will confirm the following contents.

  1. Keep up to date with the latest information from the websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and local Japanese embassies, etc., Pay close attention to your activities and surroundings, and keep close contact with the university, family members, etc. while travelling. In addition, considering the situation in the area where you are staying, proceed with necessary procedures such as considering early return to Japan while contacting the university.
  2. Register with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Travel Registration Service (Tabireji) .
  3. To reduce the risk of infection, take measures such as washing hands with soap, use alcohol-based disinfectant, and wear a mask.

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For students, faculty, and staff entering or returning from overseas

All returnees and entrants from overseas will be requested to stay at home for a period of 14 days from the date of enter and should monitor your health carefully. The university will regularly contact you to check your health condition while staying at home every day, but if there are any changes to your health condition, immediately contact your faculty by email or telephone.

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For foreign students staying in abroad

Foreign students currently staying (including temporary returning) in abroad (including those planning to enroll in April 2020) will be asked to postpone the time to enter Japan for the time being, please. The university will contact separately to support future learning for such students.

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Infection prevention measures and health management

At present, infections are spreading in Japan. Therefore, to prevent infections, take thorough measures against infections (hand washing with running water and soap, hand disinfection with alcohol, cough etiquette with mask, etc.).
In addition, take personal measures such as avoiding crowds, pay attention to your health status on a regular basis. If you have a cold symptom such as fever, refrain from going to school or commuting. In this case, immediately contact your faculty and report your body temperature, health conditions, etc. to your faculty while staying at home every day. If you have any of the following symptoms, immediately call the University Health Management Center and the Returnee and Contact Center (local welfare center/health center) after consultation (*), please consult a medical institution based on the instructions.

  • * If you consult the Returnees and Contact Center, be sure to contact the University Health Management Center.
  • <Estimated consultation>
  • If you have any of the strong symptoms such as experience shortness of breath (dyspnea), extreme discomfort (malaise), and high fever.
  • If you are a patient with severe illness (*) and have relatively mild cold symptoms such as fever and cough.
    (*)Elderly people, and patient of diabetes, heart failure, respiratory disease (COPD, etc.) , dialysis.
  • If anyone other than those above have a relatively mild cold symptom such as fever or cough.
    (Please be sure to consult if you have symptoms for more than 4 days. Symptoms vary from person to person, so if you think that the symptoms are strong, consult immediately. Same for those who need to keep taking fever-reducing medication.)

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Consultation desk about Novel new Coronavirus infectious disease

  • [University Health Management Center]
  • Gofuku Campus
    076-445-6911
  • Sugitani Campus
    076-434-7199
  • Takaoka Campus
    0766-25-9134
  • * Reception hours: 8:30 to 17:15 (excluding weekends and holidays)
  • [Returnees and Contact Consultation Center, General Telephone Consultation Service in the Prefecture]
  • Toyama Welfare Center / Branch / Health Center
    Contact your local welfare center.
  • Reception hours: 8: 30-17: 15 (excluding weekends and holidays)
  • ※Medical institutions take emergency calls during the night on a rotational business. Off- duty centers will direct you by a message recording to the appropriate clinic or center.
Consultation (infectious disease charge) Phone number (direct) Jurisdiction
Niikawa welfare center 0765-52-2647 Kurobe City, Nyuzen Town, Asahi Town
Niikawa Welfare Center Uozu Branch 0765-24-0359 Uozu
Chubu welfare center 076-472-0637 Namerikawa City, Funahashi Village, Kamiichi Town, Tateyama Town
Takaoka Health and Welfare Center 0766-26-8414 Takaoka
Takaoka Health and Welfare Center Imizu Branch 0766-56-2666 Imizu
Takaoka Health and Welfare Center Himi Branch 0766-74-1780 Himi
Tonami Welfare Center 0763-22-3512 Tonami City, Nanto City
Toya Health and Welfare Center Oyabe Branch 0766-67-1070 Oyabe
Toyama City Public Health Center 076-428-1152 Toyama
Toyama Health and Welfare Department Health Section (*) 076-444-4513
* Toyama Health and Welfare Department Health Section only supports general telephone consultation
  • [Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare]
  • Phone: 0120-565653 (toll-free)
  • Reception hours: 9: 00-21: 00 (also available on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)

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About participation in various events

(1) Participation in various events held by the University
For the time being, the various events held by the University will be as follows, so please comply the "Guidelines for Novel Coronavirus Infection Disease Control Measures at the University of Toyama" when implementing.
(June 1st to June 18th)
It can be managed in anticipation of visits from specific areas, with a scale of 100 people or 50% of the capacity, whichever is smaller, taking appropriate infection prevention measures.
(June 19th to July 31st)
It is possible to manage the expected number of visitors from a specific area after taking appropriate infection control measures.
(From August 1st)
After reconsidering the infection status, we will notify you again.
If it is expected to move people nationwide or wide area, and if it is difficult to identify the participants, we will carefully respond including cancellation. If there is an infected person at our university or if there is a regional or national spread of infection, we will reconsider it.
(2) Participation in various off-campus events
①Closed space with poor ventilation, ②Crowded people, ③Short distance conversations and vocalizations take place, If “three conditions overlap at the same time”, it is said a high risk of occurrence due to past domestic circumstances. Also, in younger people who are not at high risk of severe disease due to novel coronavirus infection, there are many cases in which asymptomatic or mild symptoms spread the infection unknowingly. Please pay special attention to behavior.

In terms of (1) and (2) above, from the standpoint of infection prevention, please continue to refrain from holding and participating in social gatherings, etc. with eating and drinking by students and faculty members of the University.

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About conduct of class

[About lecture subjects]
From Monday, June 1st, interview lessons will be possible after taking sufficient measures against infection. In addition, some lectures are offered in Non-interview lessons depending on the situation.
[Experiment, Practical training, Practical skill, Exercise subject]
From May 25th (Monday), we will carry out experiment, practical training, practical skill, exercise subject after taking sufficient infection control measures.

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About implementation of extracurricular activities

Regarding the period of prohibition of extracurricular activities, we have notified on May 26, 2020, but except the following prohibited items, we will allow the activities after taking infection prevention measures.

1. Permission date for resumption of extracurricular activities and prohibited matters
From Wednesday, July 1, 2020
When carrying out activities, observe the "Risk measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus infectious diseases" established by each organization. In addition, the group representative needs to fully inform the members of the measures.
【Prohibited matter】
Prohibition of meetings with eating and drinking (welcome party for new students, etc.)
Prohibition of moving to novel coronavirus-infected areas
Prohibition of activities such as training camps and mountaineering with accommodation
2. Facilities for use of extracurricular activities
For extracurricular activity facilities such as gymnasiums, please use the facilities according to the instructions of each campus.

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About moving restriction inside Japan

Regarding to move across in Japan of students and faculty members, for the time being, it is as follows. In addition, if there is an infected person at our university, or if there is a request for domestic movement restrictions due to regional or national spread of infection or a declaration of an emergency situation, if there is a regional or national spread of infection, we will reconsider it.

(From June 19th)
There is no limit, but be careful in areas where the number of infected people is increasing.

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About correspondence when infected person occurs on campus

We will respond as follows when infections occur on campus in the future. However, depending on the infection status in Toyama Prefecture, the following measures may be implemented flexibly even when there are no infected people in campus.

  • If an infected person occurs on campus, the school will be closed temporarily.
  • The scope of temporary closure will be determined according to the situation (excluding affiliated hospitals).
  • If the school is temporarily closed, the school will be closed for a minimum of two weeks.
  • Other measures will be announced on a case by case basis.

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Regarding new information about Novel Coronavirus

The situation regarding the novel coronavirus is expected to change in the future. The University updates information updates on the campus bulletin board (Hearn system, etc.) and the university's website. Since the situation is changing rapidly, please be sure to obtain the latest information from the following related information websites, news reports, etc.

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