Safety Measures in Japan to Curb the Spread of the Coronavirus

The Japanese government has recommended avoiding the "three Cs as part of their anti-coronavirus strategy. The three Cs are: poorly-ventilated "closed spaces" "crowded places", where many people gather; and "close-contact settings", where people converse up close. Situations where these three conditions are present should be avoided. This page will inform you on the specific steps Japanese businesses are taking to follow the government's calls and ensure public health and safety in the face of the coronavirus.

How Japanese Businesses Are Combating the Coronavirus

Browsing for souvenirs and unique local items is an unmissable part of any trip. Let's look at the health and safety measures, like sanitation and ventilation, in place at busy shopping areas.


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■ Facility Information

This department store connected directly to Kyoto Station offers everything from the latest fashion to popular cosmetics, wagashi (traditional Japanese confections), matcha (green tea), fruit, and traditional crafts from long-established Kyoto shops. You will find the same kind of variety in the restaurant area, where guests can enjoy sukiyaki, tempura, tonkatsu, and so on. For the ultimate shopping experience, visit JR Kyoto Isetan today.Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the complex.


■ Health and Safety Measures

1. Store Health Initiatives - Regular disinfection of entrances and exits, escalators, elevators, shopping baskets, carts, and other areas/items that customers frequently come into physical contact with - Marked lines to help customers kee... Read More


■ Special Offer

Introducing the Guest Card, which gets you a 5% discount on your shopping! Please apply at the tax-exemption counter. * This offer is only available to foreign tourists in Japan and other non-residents. Please bring your passport. * Some items are not covered by the promotion.

Official Website Please check each company's official website for the latest information.

Lawson

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■ Facility Information

A major convenience store chain in Japan. You can find all variety of lifestyle goods here, including groceries and household goods. In particular, Lawson Original Sweets allows you to enjoy top-class desserts on a whim; every new item release becomes the talk of the town.


■ Health and Safety Measures

• Vinyl sheet installed at cash registers to prevent droplet infections • Use of masks by staff members • Alcohol disinfectant is available • During payments, change is exchanged with a tray rather than handed directly • Improving ventil... Read More


Official Website Please check each company's official website for the latest information.