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If a little child becomes infected, it is difficult to completely prevent infections to family members.
To prevent contagion to all the family members, it is important to practice the following.
Virus can be contained in excretion. (Infection case via excretion is not reported.)
Other information is available on Guidance on Recuperation at Home on the portal site of the measures against the novel coronavirus infection (in the official website of K.P.G.).
Attention! Infant younger than three months has a fever of 38 degrees or higher
Attention! Having spasms multiple times in a short time or continued spasms for five minutes or longer
When your child is not diagnosed as infected (e.g. being in close contact with the infected) but having the above symptoms, contact an emergency medical consultation or #8000
Even when your child develops a fever, there is no need to hastily call an ambulance if he/she can take in food and water, sleep and play.
If your child has any underlying illness, such as a cardiovascular or respiratory disease, and is visiting a university hospital or pediatric clinic, be sure to consult with the doctor in advance about the points of attention for the time when he/she is infected with COVID-19.
（1） Kanagawa Children’s Emergency Dial
Phone no: #8000 (from 18:00 to 8:00 next morning)*When using a dial line, IP phone, PHS or a push line of area code 042, call 045-663-9181. Consultation service by a nurse, etc. is available concerning a sudden health condition change of your child at nighttime. This line is to offer advice and not for diagnosis or treatment.
（2）Kodomo QQ Kids Emergency (website)
This website offers a guide for judging whether you should take your child to a hospital out of the consultation hours such as at night or on holidays.
The guide is for children one month to six years old.
（3）K.P.G. COVID-19 Infection Counseling Dial
Phone no: 0570-056-774 (calls accepted from 8:00 to 22:00 seven days a week)
Note: When using IP phone, etc. and not connected to the above no, call 045-285-0536.
You can contact for consultation on 1) deterioration of health condition, 2) available medical institutions and 3) other matters related to 1) and 2).
List of medical institutions is also available on the website of K.P.G.
For residents of Yokohama City, Kawasaki City, Sagamihara City, Yokosuka City, Fujisawa City, Chigasaki City and Samukawa Town, Please contact the respective municipal call centers.
"What you should do if your child is infected with COVID-19---Points of attention in recuperation at home ver. 1.1" by infectious disease department, infection control, Hyogo Prefectural Kobe Children’s Hospital