1. Daily life and on-campus activities
(1) A new lifestyle
Based on concern over the spread of
infection in Japan as well, please make an even greater effort than previously
to prevent infection, referring to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare’s “Example of Practicing ‘New Lifestyle’” (avoid crowds whenever possible, wash
hands when returning home and before meals, strictly adhere to wearing a mask,
(2) Use of a COVID-19 contact-confirming
Download and use a COVID-19
contact-confirming app, such as COCOA, on your smartphone.
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/seisakunitsuite/bunya/cocoa_00138.html(Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
(3) Precautions on campus
 Be sure to wear a mask.
 Carry out proper cough etiquette.
 Be thorough in washing hands and gargling, and disinfect hands as
 Maintain enough space between people (1m or more). Also, be sure to
leave a particularly large amount of space (2m or more) when conversing or
 For extracurricular activities and work, please use online systems
or email and avoid having people assemble whenever possible.
 When meeting face to face or taking a class in a classroom, wear a
mask and ensure proper ventilation.
 Check “CampusEntry Possibility Regarding COVID-19” if you have cold symptoms such
as fever or abnormal sense of taste or smell.
 Keep as much individual distance as possible for meals.
*Body temperature will be taken when entering campus from September 21 (Mon.). If you have a temperature of 37.5°C or higher, you will not be allowed to enter the university.
(4) Keep in mind daily maintenance of
Enhance immunity by following a
well-regulated lifestyle (balanced diet, enough sleep, moderate exercise).
It is also important to take your
temperature twice daily (morning and evening) and understand your daily state
of health in order to prevent the spread of infection. Keeping a log of your
activity will be useful in an emergency.
Please use the "Health Management and Activity Log Sheet" for daily records.
(5) About extracurricular activities, dining with friends, etc.
For extracurricular activities, please use online systems or email and avoid having people assemble whenever possible. In addition, please avoid dining or drinking/having parties with friends and group trips with many people, such as circle trips, and pay special attention to infection risk when doing practices, visits, or lodging together for extracurricular activities.
2. Infectious disease prevention measures on campus
The university is taking the following
measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among students, faculty, and staff.
(1) Cleaning and disinfection
Places people touch, such as doorknobs,
light switches, elevator buttons, and handrails, are disinfected In the regular
cleaning of classrooms, sports facilities, administrative offices, etc.
In the event that someone connected to
campus is diagnosed positive for COVID-19, appropriate disinfection will be
carried out in accordance with the instructions of a healthcare center.
(2) Placement of disinfectant
Disinfectant for hand sanitizing has been
placed at entrances and exits of each building and in classroom corridors.
Disinfecting wipes (or disinfectant and
paper towels) have also been placed so that users can disinfect AV equipment
for classes and computers in computer classrooms.
(3) Thorough ventilation
In addition to operating ventilation
equipment installed in each building, the university has made it known to all
faculty and staff to ensure that windows in buildings that can be opened and
closed are opened regularly for ventilation.
Classroom doors and windows are also
opened during classes.
(4) Droplet prevention
Clear partitions and plastic curtains have
been installed to reduce risk of infection during face-to-face reception
services, such as at administrative office counters.
In addition, face shields have been
distributed as necessary to teachers who conduct face-to-face classes.
3. Response to cases in which positive diagnoses are confirmed for
students, faculty, or staff
The university will be notified of the
result if a student or faculty or staff member has been diagnosed positive. If
the person who tested positive has entered campus within a certain period of
time, the following measures will be taken.
(1) Investigation of activity history on
After contacting the local healthcare
center, the university will conduct the following investigation according to
・ Hearing with the person
diagnosed positive (to check circumstances such as their contact with a
positive person who caused the onset of symptoms, their activity history on
campus, and whether they wore a mask)
・ Identification of close
contacts on campus
・ Measures such as
prohibiting campus entry of the person diagnosed positive (including those who
have come into contact with them as necessary)
(2) Measures to prevent the spread of
Based on the results of the investigation
in (1) above, the university will take necessary measures depending on the
situation, such as disinfecting or closing facilities and suspending
face-to-face classes. However, if there have been instructions or directions
from a healthcare center, the university will follow them.
Please use the following websites to check
for correct information.
◆Information on COVID-19
○ Infection-Control Measures for COVID-19 (Cabinet Secretariat website)
○ About COVID-19 (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
○ COVID-19 Consultation Center for Returnees and Close Contacts
(Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website)
○ National Institute of Infectious Diseases website
○ About Infection-Control Measures for COVID-19 (Ministry for Education,
Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan)
◆Information on traveling abroad
○ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Overseas Safety website
○ Embassy of Japan in China website
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