Updated: March 2021
Okinawa Prefecture is working on infectious disease spread and preventive measures to protect the safety and security of travelers and citizens of the prefecture.
- Good ventilation
- Avoiding crowded spaces
- Temperature checks
- Proper handwashing
- Installation of alcohol disinfectant
- Practicing social distancing
A Safe Stay in Okinawa
Preventative Measures Signs
Okinawa Prefecture issues the Okinawa Prefecture Preventative Measures Adherence Pledge Sticker for facilities to display prominently to show visitors and residents that they are taking measures to ensure their safety.
*These stickers will only be issued to establishments that strictly adhere to the industry-classified guidelines found on the Cabinet Secretariat’s COVID-19 Information and Resources home page or the prefecture’s COVID-19 Infection Preventative Control Checklist.
Our Request of Domestic Travelers
We ask that you comply with all preventative measures against infectious diseases as we set our sights on what a positive sight-seeing experience looks like in these times. Your cooperation allows our residents to feel at ease welcoming travelers and ensures that visitors can enjoy their trips to Okinawa safely and with peace of mind.
- Practice proper handwashing
- Wear a face mask
- Practice social distancing
- Avoid crowded spaces
A journey to Okinawa is brimming with possibility
Free medical consultation line
There is a free medical consultation service for international tourists that can be used in case of sudden illness or injury. Resident nurses will ask you about your symptoms and offer advice and information on clinics with foreign language-speaking staff on hand.
Reception hours: Every day, around the clock Available languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese), Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai