A notice from the Tokushima Prefecture Risk Management Office regarding precautions to prevent an outbreak of swine flu in the prefecture.
1. Act calmly.
Ensure you have access to correct information and act according to this.
2. Gargling, Washing Hands, and Masks
Wash your hands and gargle after going inside a building and avoid large crowds whenever possible. Persons displaying symptoms such as a fever, coughing or sneezing should wear a mask at all times.
3. If You Feel Ill
The Tokushima Prefectural Government has established an Influenza Guidance Hotline. If you have symptoms such as fever, fatigue, loss of appetite or coughing within seven days of visiting a region where the flu infection had been confirmed, please contact the Influenza Guidance Hotline directly without visiting a medical institution.
Health Promotions Department
Infectious Symptoms and Illnesses Office
Open 24 hours.
Open from 9:00am – 5:00pm
East District – 088-602-8907
Yoshinogawa – 0883-24-1114
South District – 0884-28-9867
Minami – 0884-74-7343
West District – 0883-52-1017
Miyoshi – 0883-72-1122
Furthermore, if you have any queries about the influenza, then don’t hesitate to call the line below.
Swine Influenza Enquiries Line
Tel. 0120-960-005 (Free dial)
Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm