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City of Minokamo (English)

Click here for the Comprehensive Foreign Residents Guide to City Hall Services (in English).

To see the Minokamo City main website (it will be automatically translated into English), please click here. (Words made by image will not be translated into English.)

(COVID-19) Vaccination (For Completely Unvaccinated People, etc)                           update: 2021 Nov 15

[ENGLISH]
COVID-19 Vaccination

General vaccination against COVID-19 ends in November. However, vaccination slots (for 1st or 2nd doses) will be available in December and onwards for those that were unable to get vaccinated due to being unwell, and for those who turn 12, among other special cases.

To inquire or make a reservation, please call the Vaccination Call Center on 0574-66-1281.

Location: Ota Medical Clinic (Ota Hospital; Ota-cho 2855-1)
Vaccination Dates: Saturdays in December and January from 12:30-13:00 (except the 1st of January)
Availability is limited.
Eligibility: Those who could not complete their 2nd dose & completely unvaccinated people.
Reservations: Call the Vaccination Call Center on 0574-66-1281.
                        Do not call Ota Medical Clinic directly.

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[TAGALOG]
Bakuna Laban sa COVID-19

Ang pagbakuna sa Lungsod ng Minokamo ay magtatapos sa katapusan ng Nobyembre. Gayunpaman, sa Disyembre, bibigyan ng pagkakataong mabakunahan ang mga taong hindi nakapagpabakuna dahil nagkasakit, mga batang magiging 12 taong gulang, at iba pa.

Tumawag lamang sa call center (0574-66-1281) para sa mga katanungan (reserbasyon, atbp.)

(Lugar ng Bakuna)
・Ota Medical Clinic (Ota-cho 2855-1)
(Araw at Oras ng Bakuna)
・Tuwing Sabado ng Disyembre at Enero, 12:30pm – 1:00pm (maliban sa ika-1 ng Enero)
※Limitado ang reserbasyon
(Sino ang Maaaring Magpabakuna)
・Sinuman na hindi pa nababakunahan, at mga taong hindi pa nakakakuha ng 2nd dose
(Reserbasyon)
・Sa pamamagitan ng pagtawag sa Call Center (0574-66-1281)
※Mangyari lamang na huwag dumiretso ng tawag sa clinic

 


(COVID-19) Vaccination - Reservation Deadline                                                                  update: 2021 Nov 5

(COVID-19) Vaccination - Reservation until Nov 5                                                            update: 2021 Oct 26

(COVID-19) Vaccination - For 12 y.o. or more                                                                 update: 2021 Oct 12

(Let's Practice Japanese) "eFriend" Program - Looking for Participants                          update: 2021 Sep 13

We are looking for participants for "eFRIEND" !

 

"eFRIEND" means "email", "exchange" in "easy Japanese" with a friend.

 

It is a program where Japanese and foreigners can learn about each other through email exchange.

 

- For details, please check out the flyer.   ( eFriend-Flyer (PDF) )

 

Application period: September 13, 2021 to October 15, 2021

 

Mail exchange period: From October 25, 2021 to December 17, 2021 (8 weeks)

 

Participants: Should be 18yrs or older, Minokamo residents who are interested in getting better at writing in Japanese.

 

Slots available: 10 people

 

Application: Please call 0574-42-6222 or send an email to tbkatsudo@city.minokamo.lg.jp

 

*If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us!

 

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Minokamo City Multicultural Coexistence Promotion Office

Tel.: 0574-42-6222

 


(COVID-19) Extension of Temporary Closure (UNTIL SEP 30) of Minokamo City Facilities
                                                                                                                                           update: 2021 Set 10

Minokamo city facilities are temporarily closed until September 30 due to the extension of the State of Emergency measures.


Period: Until September 30, 2021


Facilities:

- Shogai Gakushu Center

- Ota Kouryu Center

- Kamikobi Kouryu Center

- Yamanoue Kouryu Center

- Hachiya Kouryu Center

- Kamono Kouryu Center

- Ibuka Kouryu Center

- Miwa Kouryu Center

- Shimoyoneda Kouryu Center

- Makino Kouryu Center

- Cultural Hall (Bunka Kaikan)

- Chuo Library (Chuo Toshokan)

- Higashi Library (Higashi Toshokan)


- Chuo Sports Plaza (Plaza Chutai)

- Nishi Sports Plaza (Nishi Taikukan)

- Sports Fields

- Tennis Courts


- Minokamo Cultural Forest (Minokamo Bunka no Mori)

- PhD. Tsuda Sokichi Memorial (Tsuda Sokichi Kinennkan)


- Kamono Jidoukan

- Hotaru no Hiroba

- Sougo Fukushi Kaikan (General Welfare Center)

 Sukoyaka Town Minokamo (San San Room)

 (including the Suku Suku Room, Niko Niko Room, Piyo Piyo Room) 

 

-Ajisai Kosodate Hiroba

-Odekake Hokenshitsu (Amachi no mori)

 

- Health Station (Kenko Station)

 

- Ajisai Ecological Park (Ajisai Eco Park)

 

Branch offices (renrakusho) will be open as usual

Libraries offer lending through telephone reservation.


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For inquiries, please call


Minokamo City Hall

Tel. 0574-42-6222

 


(COVID-19) Vaccination - Reservation Start (12 years or older)                        update: 2021 Sep 9
COVID-19 Vaccinations are now available for those aged 12 and up.

Details:
Reservations open from 9:00am~ Sep 10 (Fri)

1. COVID-19 Group Vaccination
The following residents are currently eligible for coronavirus group vaccination in Minokamo City:
・Those 12 years or older
・Those with priority (healthcare workers, teachers, daycare and kindergarten teachers), students taking exams in the final year of middle or high school
(Please contact the call center if you have a chronic illness and have not yet been vaccinated)
Place: Group Vaccination Center, Minokamo Nishi Taiikukan
Reservations: Over the internet, or by phone to the call center (0574-66-1281)

※Children 16 and younger must be accompanied by their parent or guardian. Children in middle school or older may be vaccinated without being accompanied if they show a consent form signed and completed by the guardian.

※The vaccine is given in two doses. Make sure you are available on the designated day for the second dose.

※Tagalog/English and Portuguese interpreters will be available on the Sunday vaccination sessions. If you need an interpreter, please book on one of these days.

※Please store your vaccination voucher carefully.

※If you arrive early, you may have to wait outside, so please arrive on time.


2. Individual Vaccination at a Medical Institution
The following residents are currently eligible for coronavirus vaccination at a medical institution in Minokamo City:
・Those 12 years or older
・Those with priority (healthcare workers, teachers, daycare and kindergarten teachers), students taking exams in the final year of middle or high school.
(Please contact the call center if you have a chronic illness and have not yet been vaccinated)
Reservations: Call the medical institution directly.


3. Expecting Mothers and their family are also eligibleExpecting mothers can book:
A) A group vaccination for Saturday the 18th of September (250 slots available)
Time: 8:50; 9:20; 10:20; 10:50.
Reservations: Call the Call Center (0574-66-1281).

B) Kizawa Memorial Hospital (60 slots available)
Reservations: Call the hospital directly (070-5597-0688; weekdays 13:00-16:00).

Live in family of expecting mothers can book a group vaccination as written above online or through the call center, or at their chosen medical institution by contacting them directly.



(COVID-19) Vaccination - PRIORITY FOR PREGNANTS                update: 2021 Aug 27
From Thursday 26th of August, those 30+ years of age, and pregnant mothers, their spouses (or partners) and family living with them can make reservations for a COVID-19 vaccination.

Vaccination Times

・For pregnant mothers:
① Group Vaccination Venue (Minokamo City Nishi Taiikukan) (250 people)
Saturday 18th of September, 8:50am, 9:20am, 10:20am, or 10:50am.
Book through the Call Center (0574-66-1281)

② Kizawa Memorial Hospital (60 people)
Book by calling the hospital directly. Consult the hospital to organize vaccination time and date.

・For spouses, partners and coinhabiting family members of the pregnant mother:
Book your vaccine as normal at either the Group Vaccination Center (online, or by calling the Call Center on 0574-66-1281) or your chosen participating medical institution by calling them directly.
Bookings opened at 9am on Thursday the 26th of August.

 


(COVID-19) Vaccination - Reservations Start (30-39 y.o.)                        update: 2021 Aug 25
From Thursday 26th of August, more groups of people will be eligible to be vaccinated and reservations will be opened.
◎New eligible group
・Those between 30 and 39 years of age

Please see the following link for more information about how to book, available vaccination dates, and participating medical institutions.
https://www.city.minokamo.gifu.jp/shimin/info/info.cfm?id=13247#guide
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(TAGALOG)

Madadagdagan ang maaaring magpareserba ng bakuna sa lungsod ng Minokamo simula ika-26 ng Agosto (Huwebes).

◎Mga karagdagang-edad na maaaring magpareserba sa bakuna
・Mga 30 hanggang 39 taong gulang na residente
Para sa mga karagdagang impormasyon (iskedyul ng bakuna, paraan ng pagreserba, mga medikal na institusyon na maaaring magpabakuna, atbp)pindutin ang link sa ibaba.
https://www.city.minokamo.gifu.jp/shimin/info/info.cfm?id=13247#guide



(COVID-19) If you think you might be infected . . .                           update: 2021 Aug 25

(COVID-19) Declaration in All of Gifu "Life Saving Measures"           update: 2021 Aug 16


(COVID-19) [Deadline is Approaching] Group Vaccinations for 30years old and above
                                                                                                                           update: 2021 Jul 19

The following vaccination schedules are still available. Please make an appointment before the reservation deadline.

A. Vaccination Dates] July 24 (Sat), July 25 (Sun)  
→ 【Web Reservation Deadline】July 20 (Tues) 23:59

B. Vaccination Date] August 8 (Sun) 
→ 【Web Reservation Deadline】August 3 (Tues) 23:59

Reminders :
1. There may be a shortage of vaccine supply depending on social conditions. Please get vaccinated as soon as possible.

2. There will be interpreters (tsuyaku) on the venue (English, Tagalog, Portuguese)  
*Venue: Gifu University of Medical Science, Kani Campus, 4F Building 2
               (Kani-shi, Nishigaoka 4-3-3)

3. Vaccines from Moderna will be used (the same mRNA [messenger vaccine] as Pfizer)


LINKS :
1. ↓Click : Group Vaccination of Gifu Prefecture (Eng, Tag, Por)
https://www.city.minokamo.gifu.jp/shimin/contents.cfm?base_id=13076&mi_id=0&g1_id=12&g2_id=56&fbclid=IwAR3zs33dp84YiEFvFuSHwfN-lFRF4i8S3M5baqnP26iDndMfwnI1LKd-ECM#Po
 ]

2. ↓Click on the link below for Web Reservation
       (“the Minokamo City Vaccine Scheduling System”) (Japanese Only)
https://www.covid19-vaccine.mrso.jp/212113/VisitNumbers/visitnoAuth/

3. ↓Click on the link below for Web Reservation Guide
       (“How to use the vaccine scheduling system (PDF)”) (Eng)
https://www.city.minokamo.gifu.jp/temp2/hp/11/20210713160247/%E3%80%90%E8%8B%B1%E8%AA%9E%E3%80%91%E4%BA%88%E7%B4%84%E3%82%B7%E3%82%B9%E3%83%86%E3%83%A0%E3%81%AE%E4%BD%BF%E3%81%84%E6%96%B9(%E3%83%81%E3%82%A7%E3%83%83%E3%82%AF%E6%B8%88%E3%81%BF)2.pdf


(COVID-19) Group Vaccination of Gifu Prefecture                              
                                                                                                update: 2021 Jul 16

We have sent a letter entitled “大規模接種会場での接種について” regarding the COVID-19 vaccination of Brazilian and Filipino residents on the afternoon of July 14, 2021 (Wednesday).

This
invitation is limited to those age 30 and above (Including those who
will turn 30 by April 1 2022) that haven’t received the vaccine yet.

Access the Minokamo City homepage by scanning the QR code on the letter and
click “Gifu Prefecture COVID-19 Group Vaccination (English, Portugues, Tagalog)”
https://www.city.minokamo.gifu.jp/shimin/contents.cfm?base_id=13076&mi_id=0&g1_id=12&g2_id=56#guide

If you wish to schedule an appointment after confirming the date, place, and reminders click the “the Minokamo City Vaccine Scheduling System” (
https://is.gd/UtMVUl)
to schedule your appointment.

For a guide about how to use the system, click the
“How to use the vaccine scheduling system (PDF)” (
https://is.gd/1JeO9D).


(COVID-19) (EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 20, 2021) Gifu Prefectural Measures                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                update: 2021 May 28

(COVID-19) PREVENTATIVE MEASURES                                           
                                                                                                update: 2021 Apr 13

4th Wave Spread Suppression Methods (Extract) PDF


(COVID-19) EMERGENCY MEASURES (Extract)                              
                                                                                                update: 2021 Mar 11

(Invitation) Workshop for Volunteer Interpreters (2nd Session)    
                                                                                                  update: 2021 Mar 9

Calling for volunteer interpreters for natural disasters ! 

If you're living in Minokamo or nearby and are interested, please apply.
(You would be interpreting in the evacuation center in the case of a disaster)

When: 13 Mar. 2021 (Saturday) 13:30-16:00
Where: Shogai Gakushu Center, Room 201 

To enroll, call 0574-42-6262 or send an email to tabunka@city.minokamo.lg.jp


(COVID-19) Measures after March 8                                               
                                                                                                  update: 2021 Mar 8

- Minokamo City public facilities will reopen on Monday (March 8).

- Demand for the shortening of operating hours aimed at food and
  beverage businesses has also been lifted.

- However, let us continue to do our best to avoid infection by wearing a mask, 
  washing our hands, and avoiding closed-contact.


(COVID-19) STATE OF EMERGENCY (Feb 8 to Mar 7)                    
                                                                                                update: 2021 Feb 10

(COVID-19)   The State of Emergency has been Extended                   update: 2021 Feb 4

The State of Emergency in Gifu has been extended until Sunday 7th of March 2021.

- Please continue to

  (1) refrain from eating and drinking in risky ways 

  (2) avoid going out unnecessarily at any time of day, but particularly after 8pm
  (3) refraining from traveling to other prefectures unless absolutely essential

- The closure of public facilities will also be extended.
  Public Facility Closure Period  :  Until Sunday 7th of March
  Sporting grounds and tennis courts  :  Restricted usage after 8pm will continue

Note 1: Libraries will offer borrowings and browsing by advance telephone reservation.
Note 2: Reservations for Plaza Chutai for usage after the 8th of March, and 
              reservations for tennis courts and sporting fields for usage after 

              the 9th of February will be accepted starting from Tuesday 9th of February. 


(COVID-19)   VIDEO (YouTube)                                                             update: 2021 Jan 22

The Third Wave of COVID-19 in Minokamo.
A message from the Minokamo City Hall        (see the YouTube video below).

[ ENGLISH ]    (YouTube)
https://youtu.be/Xxr5mm1O08c

[ TAGALOG ]    (YouTube)
https://youtu.be/x31exrHNGEE


(COVID-19) Survey for Foreign Residents                                             update: 2021 Jan 22

Minokamo City Hall have sent an envelope to each household which contains letters regarding
the State of Emergency and a survey for foreign residents.


Please answer the survey and send it back using the enclosed return envelope (no stamp necessary).

 


(COVID-19) STATE OF EMERGENCY (Jan 14 to Feb 7)                     update: 2021 Jan 15

(COVID-19) EXTENSION of Temporary Closure (until Feb 7)               update: 2021 Jan 14

The temporary closure of public facilities has been extended as a prevention against the novel coronavirus.
However, the facilities will be used in times of disaster, or during an election.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Extension Period
    Until February 7 (Sun) 2021

■ Closed Facilities
【Facilities managed by Lifelong Learning Division】
Lifelong Learning Center (Shougai Gakushu Center), 
Ota Kouryu Center, Kamikobi Kouryu Center, Yamanoue Kouryu Center, 
Hachiya Kouryu Center, Kamono Kouryu Center,Ibuka Kouryu Center, 
Miwa Kouryu Center, Shimoyoneda Kouryu Center, Makino Kouryu Center,
Cultural Hall(Bunka Kaikan), East Library (Higashi Toshokan),
Chuo Library(including the north branch)

※Branch Offices will operate as usual.
※Reservations will not be accepted during closure.
※Loaning and returning of library books may be done by phone.

 
【Facilities managed by Sports Promotion Division】
Plaza Chutai(Including the archery court), West Gymnasium(Nishi Taikukan), School Gymnasium rental spaces

※Sports fields and tennis courts will be open.
※The school gymnasium rental spaces will be closed until the end of February.
※Copin Sports Gym inside Plaza Chutai will operate as usual.


【Facilities managed by Cultural Promotion Division】
Minokamo Cultural Forest (Room rental service only), 
Dr. Sokichi Tsuda Memorial Hall

※The Cafe Miel will operate as usual.
※The educational center will operate as usual.
※Exhibition room and planning room will operate as usual.
※Reservations will not be accepted during closure.


【Facilities managed by Welfare Division】
General Welfare Center Sukoyaka Town Minokamo (Excluding day care service)


【Facilities managed by Child Affairs Division】
San-san Room (inside the General Welfare Center), Kamono Jidokan, Hotaru no Hiroba

※Suku-suku room, Niko-niko room and Piyo-piyo room will also be closed.


【Facilities managed by Health Care Division】
Ajisai Kosodate Hiroba, Odekake Hoken Shitsu in Amachi, Kenko Station


【Facilities managed by Industrial Promotion Division】
Ota-Juku Nakasendo Kaikan (Room rental service only), Minokamo Health Forest (Room rental service only)

※The 「Oyasumidokoro Yadogiri Cafe Restaurant」 will operate as usual.
※Minokamo Health Forest will operate as usual other than the room rental service.


【Facilities managed by Construction and Waterworks Department】
River Port Park Minokamo (Room rental service only)

※The park will operate than usual other than the Visitor House rental service.


【Facilities managed by Water and Sewage Division】
Ajisai Eco Park, Moriyama Water Purification Plant Observation Room


For inquiries,
 Lifelong Learning Division, Lifelong Learning Section  0574-25-4141
 Lifelong Learning Division, Chuo Library  0574-25-7316
 Lifelong Learning Division, Higashi Library  0574-26-3001
 Lifelong Learning Division, Cultural Hall  0574-25-1108
 Sports Promotion Division   0574-26-3241
 Cultural Promotion Division  0574-28-1110
 Welfare Division, Residents Welfare Section  0574-25-2111(Ext.315)
 Child Affairs Division, Childrearing Support Section   0574-25-2111(Ext.329)
 Health Care Division, Maternal and Child Health Section  0574-25-2111(Ext.389)
 Ota-Juku Nakasendo Kaikan  0574-23-2200
 Minokamo Health Forest  0574-29-1108
 River Port Park Minokamo   0574-49-6717
 Water and Sewage Division Customer Section  0574-25-2111(Ext.324)


(COVID-19) Gifu Prefecture State of Emergency Countermeasures    update: 2021 Jan 9

(COVID-19) Spread Information (Gifu Prefecture)                            update: 2021 Jan 8

Information regarding the spread of COVID-19.


(COVID-19) YouTube (Gifu Prefectural HOT LINE)                            update: 2021 Jan 5

Video information from Gifu Prefecture regarding protection against COVID-19 infection.


(COVID-19) Governor's Message (Regarding Medical Crisis)                  update: 2021 Jan 5

Gifu Prefectural Governor's Message on the "Medical State of Crisis Declaration".

English - PDF
Tagalog - PDF


2nd EMERGENCY & NATURAL DISASTER VOLUNTEER INTERPRETING MEETING                                                                                                                     update: 2020 Dec 28

If you’re a foreign resident of Minokamo or surrounds, and you are interested in volunteering as an interpreter if a disaster occurs, please attend !
A ‘Disaster Volunteer Interpreter’ helps interpret between non-Japanese-speaking residents and the government in an evacuation center when a disaster occurs.

 

Day/Time : February 6, 2021 (Sat) 13:00-15:30
Location : Minokamo Lifelong Learning Center (Shogaigakushu Center) Room 404
Enrolment : Please confirm your attendance by phone or email before January 31.
                    Email: tabunka@city.minokamo.lg.jp
                    Tel: 0574-42-6262
Explanations will be in simple Japanese, but no foreign language translation will be provided.
We expect ~25 people to attend.

 

Meeting Contents :
We will discuss how scary disasters are, and the inconvenience of living through them, learn about the various problems that can occur in such circumstances, and think about how best to support people as interpreters and supporters in such times.

 

Presenter :
TAKAHASHI Nobuyuki, Director of the Nationwide Association of Multicultural Coexistence Managers (NPO) and Chief of the International Relations Section in the Cabinet of Funabashi City. 

This year, we will receive Mr. Takahashi thanks to CLAIR Local Government Internationalization Association’s Regional Internationalization Promotion Advisor Dispatch Programme. Mr. Takahashi has demonstrated and valuable experience coordinating supporters for foreign residents in times of disaster.

 

Request :
Please wear a mask to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus. Please check your temperature before coming, and if you have a higher temperature than normal, contact the City Hall and refrain from attending. If many people want to attend, we may restrict the numbers for safety reasons by choosing 25 participants at random.


(COVID-19) Gifu Prefecture Coronavirus Infection Prevention
                       Cooperation Payment                               update: 2020 Dec 17

Request to Shorten Business Hours, and the corresponding ‘Second Gifu Prefecture Coronavirus Infection Prevention Cooperation Payment’


1. Summary

    To restrict the further spread of the Novel Coronavirus, businesses that shorten their business hours in accordance with the request from the Gifu Prefectural Government and for the entire duration of the request will receive a support payment (“The Second Coronavirus Infection Prevention Cooperation Payment”).


2. Payment Amount

 1 million yen per venue (information accurate as of 15 December 2020)

3. Application Requirements

 Applicants must fulfil all of the following requirements:

 ● Be an eating or drinking establishment that serves alcohol (including karaoke and live music venues where alcohol is served)

    ◇ Be operating under the required permit for eating and drinking establishments (Inshokuten-eigyō-kyoka) and serve alcohol. However, take-away only stores, delivery only stores, food trucks, and supermarkets and convenience stores with an eat-in space are not eligible.

  ◇ Have been in operation before the Friday the 18th of December 2020 (the beginning of the period in which business are requested to shorten their hours) and be able to provide clear evidence of their preexisting business operations.


 ● Shorten business hours as requested between Friday 18th of December 2020 and Monday 11th of January 2021, ceasing to operate between 21:00 and 5:00 the next morning each day, cooperating in full without exception.

  ◇ ‘Cooperating in full without exception’ refers to the shortening of hours of all relevant businesses in the region(s) whose authorities issue requests to shorten business hours, for the complete period that the Government requests. Closing for the entire day is also acceptable.


 ● If the venue is a live music venue, host/hostess club (or similar, involving one-on-one direct customer service at close range), or a karaoke venue, has created, submitted, and received confirmation of a Coronavirus Prevention Manual.


 ● Have no connection of any kind to an anti-societal or violence group, or organized crime group.


4. Application Procedure

1Application Period

   Friday 18th of December 2020 – Tuesday 26th of January 2021.

2Application Method

   By post. In-person applications are not accepted.

3Necessary Documents (Draft information)

   Please fill out and attach all of the following documents. 

   Further information and application forms will be posted on the Gifu Prefecture website on Friday the 18th of December 2020.

   1.  Application Form (with store details, business registration number, and written oath);

   2.  Documentary evidence of business operation;

    ◇ Copy of Tax Return, copy of financial records of the business from before the period of shortened hours.

    ◇ Photos of the inside and outside of the venue.

   3. Evidence of the shortened hours;

    ◇ Something that clearly states that hours will be shortened, that is visible to the general public.

    ◇ For example: a poster or leaflet in the venue, or a sign on the venue’s website.

   4. Documentary evidence that alcohol is sold;

   5. Evidence of registration as an eating or drinking establishment;

   6. Copy of the Coronavirus Prevention Manual (only for live music venues and host/hostess bars and the like; if the manual was submitted for the prior payment and is still the same, it does not need to be submitted again);

   7. Copy of a document with the applicant’s bank account information;

   8. Proof of Identification of the applicant.

4Payment Issuance Timeline

 The payments will be issued after the end of the period of shortened hours, as quickly as the applications can be processed and verified.


5. Enquiries About the Second Cooperation Payment

 Second Gifu Prefecture Coronavirus Infection Prevention Cooperation Payment Service Counter (Call center)

 • TEL058-272-8192 (9:00-17:00 every day

 • Open from 15 December 2020, every day of the week including holidays and weekends.

 


(COVID-19) Temporary Closure of Public Facilities                        update: 2020 Dec 14

64 people has been infected with the novel coronavirus within Minokamo City.
To prevent further spread of the virus, the following public facilities will be temporarily closed. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
However, the facilities will be used in times of disaster, or during an election.

Please note that the closure period may extend depending on the circumstances.

Closure Period
From December 16, 2020 (Wed.) to January 7, 2021 (Thu.)
(The General Welfare Center (Sougo Fukushi Kaikan) will be closed starting December 12, 2020 (Sat) )

Closed Facilities
【Facilities managed by Lifelong Learning Division】
 Lifelong Learning Center(Shougai Gakushu Center), Ota Kouryu Center, Kamikobi Kouryu Center, Yamanoue Kouryu Center,
 Hachiya Kouryu Center, Kamono Kouryu Center,Ibuka Kouryu Center,
 Miwa Kouryu Center, Shimoyoneda Kouryu Center, Makino Kouryu Center,
 Cultural Hall(Bunka Kaikan), East Library (Higashi Toshokan),
 Chuo Library(including the north branch)

 ※Branch Offices will operate as usual.
 ※Loaning and returning of library books may be done by phone.


【Facilities managed by Sports Promotion Division】
Plaza Chutai(Including the archery court), West Gymnasium(Nishi Taikukan), School Gymnasium rental spaces

 ※Sports fields and tennis courts will be open
 ※Copin Sports Gym inside Plaza Chutai will operate as usual


【Facilities managed by Cultural Promotion Division】
Minokamo Cultural Forest(Room rental service only),
Dr. Sokichi Tsuda Memorial Hall

 ※The Cafe Miel will operate as usual
 ※The educational center will operate as usual
 ※Exhibition room and planning room will operate as usual


【Facilities managed by Welfare Division】
General Welfare Center Sukoyaka Town Minokamo (Excluding day care service)


【Facilities managed by Child Affairs Division】
San-san Room(inside the General Welfare Center),
Kamono Jidokan, Hotaru no Hiroba

 ※Suku-suku room, Niko-niko room and Piyo-piyo room will also be closed


【Facilities managed by Health Care Division】
Ajisai Kosodate Hiroba, Odekake Hoken Shitsu in Amachi, Kenko Station


【Facilities managed by Industrial Promotion Division】
Ota-Juku Nakasendo Kaikan(Room rental service only),
Minokamo Health Forest(Room rental service only)

※The 「Oyasumidokoro Yadogiri Cafe Restaurant」 will operate as usual
※Minokamo Health Forest will operate as usual other than the room rental service


【Facilities managed by Construction and Waterworks Department】
River Port Park Minokamo(Room rental service only)

※The park will operate than usual other than the Visitor House rental service


【Facilities managed by Water and Sewage Division】
Ajisai Eco Park, Moriyama Water Purification Plant Observation Room


■ For inquiries,
-Lifelong Learning Division, Lifelong Learning Section 0574-25-4141
-Lifelong Learning Division, Chuo Library       0574-25-7316
-Lifelong Learning Division, Higashi Library      0574-26-3001
-Lifelong Learning Division, Cultural Hall        0574-25-1108
-Sports Promotion Division              0574-26-3241
-Cultural Promotion Division              0574-28-1110
-Welfare Division, Residents Welfare Section      0574-25-2111(Ext.315)
-Child Affairs Division, Childrearing Support Section  0574-25-2111(Ext.329)
-Health Care Division, Maternal and Child Health Section 0574-25-2111(Ext.389)
-Ota-Juku Nakasendo Kaikan               0574-23-2200
-Minokamo Health Forest                0574-29-1108
-River Port Park Minokamo              0574-49-6717
-Water and Sewage Division Customer Section     0574-25-2111(Ext.324)


(COVID-19) Let's avoid the coronavirus harassment                 update: 2020 november 10

Pamphlet - PDF
Message - PDF
Declaration - PDF


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Inquiries :
Minokamo City Multicultural Coexistence Promotion Office
Telephone : 0574-42-6262 


(COVID-19) When to Seek Medical Advice                                         update: 2020 August 3

If you are experiencing at least one of the following, please seek medical advice.
(You may seek advice even if none of the following applies.)

1. Extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, high fever or other severe symptoms.

2. Comparatively milder symptoms such as cough or fever if you are a person that is at high risk
(the elderly, those with underlying conditions such as diabetes, cardiac problems, respiratory conditions such as COPD, those undergoing dialysis, anti-cancer or immunosuppressive medication)

3. Milder cold symptoms such as cough or fever that have continued for a long period of time
(Please seek advice if symptoms continue for 4 days or more. Symptoms vary by person, so if you think your symptoms have become severe, or if you need to keep taking anti-fever medication, please seek advice.)

The Consultation Centre for the Minokamo area is the Kamo Public Health Center.
TEL: 0574-25-3111 (Ext. 358)


(COVID-19) Infections in Minokamo City                                           update: 2020 August 2

In Minokamo City, more than 10 foreign residents have been tested positive in just 2 days of the Novel Coronavirus infection.

Let us continue doing our best to avoid infection by wearing a mask, washing hands, gargling, and avoiding going out unnecessarily.

We are also asking everyone to please avoid places with large group of people such as clubs, church activities and if possible please refrain from doing family gatherings or parties.

Requesting owners of sports gyms, clubs, heads of churches (priests and pastors) to please take precautionary measures to avoid infection among their patrons by maintaining distance with each other, making sure that the place is well-ventilated and disinfecting thoroughly.

Bear in mind that you will not just be protecting yourself and your family but also be aware that there is also a possibility that you may infect other people.


This is something that can happen to anyone so,
let us continue to do our best in preventing infection.


(COVID-19) ※※ DEADLINE : AUG / 19 (WED) ※
                      SPECIAL SUBSIDY OF \100.000                                      update : 2020 Aug 1

August 19 (Wed) is the deadline to make an Application for Special Government Subsidy. 

For those who have not yet made the application, make the application by August 19 (Wed).
(Postmark valid on the day.)

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See the example below to how to fill in bank details on Application for Special Government Subsidy.

After referring to the back page for entry guide and filling out all the application form, insert the form inside the attached return envelope (see below) and send it via post mail (stamp is not necessary).




Currently experiencing too many applications from foreign residents arriving to City Hall which may be in danger situation to coronavirus infections.

Please consider not to directly hand it over to the City Hall. 
  


COVID-19  Measures to Avoid Infection                                               update: 2020 July 22

Infection of the Novel Coronavirus is spreading nationwide.

Let us all avoid contact with areas that are experiencing many new cases and
continue doing our best to avoid infections.




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Minokamo City Multicultural Coexistence Promotion Office
Telephone : 0574-42-6262 

(COVID-19) A message from the Mayor of Minokamo City              update: 2020 July 2

The Gifu Prefecture has announced that a resident of Minokamo City has been infected
with the novel coronavirus.

This is something that can happen to anyone so,
let us continue to do our best in preventing infection.


Minokamo Takeout Coupon Program for Childrearing and
Medical Worker Households                                                              update: 2020 June 12

As a novel coronavirus support measure, local food takeout coupons (Ouchigohan support coupons) will be given to medical worker households, and to households that have children (born from April 2, 2005 to March 31, 2020) and are registered in the Residence Registry of Minokamo city as of March 31, 2020.

Please check the instructions (sent along with the coupons) on how to use the coupons and refer to the participating list of restaurants below. The coupons may be used for either takeout or dining in.

It's a rare opportunity to try the local delicacies offered by various restaurants in Minokamo, so make sure to use your coupons!

(NEW) Restaurants List (English Version) PDF


Information regarding the schedule of municipal schools             update : 2020 May 27

Schedule of Elementary and Junior High Schools for 2020                 (ENGLISH) PDF


(COVID-19) SPECIAL SUBSIDY OF \100.000
                      (How to fill in the bank details)                                
update : 2020/May/20


See the example below to how to fill in bank details on Application for Special Government Subsidy.

After referring to the back page for entry guide and filling out all the application form, insert the form inside the attached return envelope (see below) and send it via post mail (stamp is not necessary).




Currently experiencing too many applications from foreign residents arriving to City Hall which may be in danger situation to coronavirus infections.

Please consider not to directly hand it over to the City Hall.

Application period is until 3 months.
You do not need to be in a hurry if you have plenty of time. 
  



(COVID-19) Regarding Response Measures Against the Novel  Coronavirus                                                                                                            update : 2020 May 15

1. All elementary and middle schools in Minokamo will reopen in stages (including Futaba Middle School)
a) Some attendance will begin from the 25th of May (more details will be released soon)
b) From the 1st of June, schools will run with students split into alternating groups that attend school separately for two weeks


2. All nurseries and kindergartens in Minokamo will open in stages
- Childcare facilities will run as normal from the 1st of June


3. Public facilities in Minokamo (including public institutions under private management) will open in stages from the 1st of June


4. City parks and forests will open
-From the 16th of May, parking lots will be reopened for use.

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Minokamo City Multicultural Coexistence Promotion Office


10 Points to Reduce Human Contacts to 80%                 update : 2020 Apr 30
10 Points to Reduce Human Contacts by 80%                   (ENGLISH)    JPEG
10 Points to Reduce Human Contacts by 80%                   (JAPANESE)  JPEG


(COVID-19) A Message to our Medical Workers               update : 2020 Apr 21

Thank you for fighting on the frontline for the welfare of our fellow citizens. To those in the    medical sector protecting the people, Minokamo City will do everything to support you along with it's citizens. To all our medical staffs, please continue to take care of us.


(COVID-19) Financial Aid                                                      update. : 2020 Apr 17


◎ Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds                (ENGLISH) PDF
◎ 临时性资金紧急贷款相关介绍                                               (CHINESE) PDF
◎ Hướng dẫn về cho vay khẩn cấp quỹ tạm thời                       (VIETNAM) PDF


◎ Gifu Prefecture Compliance Fund to Prevent Spread of
    COVID-19 (provisional name)                        (ENGLISH link below) 

    https://www.gic.or.jp/en/2020/04/gifu-prefecture-compliance-fund-to-prevent-spread-of-covid-19-provisional-name.html
 

CORONAVIRUS ( Reg. "State of Emergency" Gifu Prefecture )    update : 2020 Apr 14


 Declaration of State of Emergency (Gifu Prefecture)      (ENGLISH) PDF   
 Declaration of State of Emergency (Gifu Prefecture)      (JAPANESE) PDF

 The Comprehensive Plan (Gifu Prefecture) (partial translation)    (ENGLISH) PDF   
 The Comprehensive Plan (Gifu Prefecture) (original text)           (JAPANESE) PDF
   

CORONAVIRUS ( How avoid infections )                                         update : 2020 Apr 8

 English PDF   
 Tagalog PDF   

 Chinese PDF   

 Vietnamese PDF   

 Japanese PDF   
  

Foreign Resident's Guide to City Hall Services
Living in Minokamo 〜Foreign Resident's Guide to City Hall Services〜
www.city.minokamo.gifu.jp/lifeguide/homepage-en/

 CORONAVIRUS (Eight-point List of Precautions)               update : 2020 Mar 18


Eight-point List of Precautions to Take at Home
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10200000/000603323.pdf


For inquiries
◯Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
    9:00 ~ 21:00 (Available even on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays)
    0120-56-5653

◯Kamo Health Center
    9:00 ~ 17:00
   0574-25-3111 (ext. 358)

◯ Gifu Health and Welfare Department Health and Medical Division
     9:00 ~ 21:00 (Available even on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays)
    058-272-8860
 


Regarding CORONAVIRUS                                              update : 2020 Feb 25

 

The new strain of Coronavirus is transmitted through coughing/sneezing and direct

contact with contaminated surfaces.

By making a few simple behavioral changes, we can easily prevent the spread of

infectious diseases.

Help us fight infection. Wash your hands.

More information in English : PDF (English)

More information from Gifu Prefecture: PDF (English)  PDF (Tagalog)

For other languages please visit the Gifu International Center Homepage: https://www.gic.or.jp/2020/02/post-157.html

 

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Important Notice

The Social Security and Tax Number System

http://www.cas.go.jp/jp/seisaku/bangoseido/english.html

Events

 

 

  

1. City of Minokamo Newsletter  
No. 238 March          2021      PDF
No. 237 February     2021      PDF
No. 236 January       2021      PDF



 



2. Payment Consultation on Sundays  

(On every 4th Sunday of the month at Minokamo City Hall)

Sunday, April 25, 2021 / 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Payment Consultation for National Health Insurance and Tax Collection


Sunday, May 23, 2021 / 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Payment Consultation for National Health Insurance and Tax Collection


Sunday, June 27, 2021 / 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Payment Consultation for National Health Insurance 
and Tax Collection



 


3. Downloadable Forms  
3.1 Tax Administration Division
3.1.1 How to Request Certifications by Postal Mail PDF
3.1.2 Application Form for Issuing of Certificate Concerning Taxes PDF
3.2 Resident Affairs Division
3.2.1 Letter of Proxy (Authorization Letter) PDF
3.2.2 Notification of Moving-out by Postal Mail
3.3 Minokamo City Volunteer Translators in Times of Disaster

3.3.1 Volunteer Translators in Times of Disaster Application Form
PDF


 


4. List of Publications in English  
4.1 Waste Disposal/Management
4.1.1 Garbage Collection Calendar (April 2020 - March 2021) PDF
4.1.2 Garbage Collection Guideline PDF
4.2 Disaster Prevention
4.2.1 Minokamo City Hazard Map PDF
4.2.2 Evacuation Card PDF
4.3 Others
4.3.1 "Map of Minokamo" is available at the City Hall
4.3.2 Neighborhood Association (Jichikai) Enrolment Invitation PDF
4.3.3 Minokamo Municipal Library User's Guide PDF


 


5. Links  
5.1 CLAIR: Multilingual Living Information Link
5.2 Immigration Bureau of Japan Link
5.3 Gifu International Center (GIC) Link


 


City of Minokamo
505-8606 Gifu-ken Minokamo-shi Ota-cho 3431-1
Tel: 0574-25-2111
Email: goiken2@city.minokamo.lg.jp

美濃加茂市役所 〒505-8606 岐阜県美濃加茂市太田町3431番地1 電話0574-25-2111 FAX 0574-25-3917