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2020/08/07 TIA Mobile Information Service
■Temporary Special Benefit for Single Parent Households of a Low Income
A temporary special benefit is supplied to single parent households with increased child rearing costs or decreased incomes due to the impact of COVID-19.
For more information, please inquire to the Call Center (0120-400-903 Mon.-Fri. 9:00-18:00) or to the “Temporary Special Benefit for Single Parent Households” in the city in which you live.
Labor Bureau information in PDF format:
■Points on Infection Prevention When Shopping
Please be careful of the following 5 points to prevent infection when shopping.
① Decide what products you will purchase before going shopping.
② Choose a time frame when there are not many people. (Avoid shopping when crowded.)
③ Buy only the necessary amount of what you need when you need it.
④ When lining up at the cash register, keep away from other people.
⑤ Practice coughing etiquette, and wash and disinfect your hands before and after shopping.
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries information in PDF format:
■“Coronavirus Hotline” for Foreign Residents
A “Coronavirus Hotline” is available for foreign residents living in Tochigi Prefecture.
Please call when concerned about infection.
・TEL: 028-678-8282 (Available 24 hours)
・Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Nepali, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Malay, Burmese, Khmer, Mongolian, Sinhalese
Information in PDF format：http://tia21.or.jp/content/files/info/coronavirushotline.pdf