Japan COVID-19 Employer Resources

More companies across Japan are introducing arrangements designed to let their employees take paid time off to receive COVID-19 vaccines and deal with any potential side-effects. Read more about this.

COVID-19 vaccine considerations for Japan

  • Can employers mandate the vaccine?
  • Who will control delivery of the vaccine?
    Federal and provincial governments
  • Who covers the cost of the vaccine?
  • Where will people get vaccinated?
    General practitioner’s office or pharmacy
  • Is there cultural resistance to getting the vaccine?
    A little, because the COVID-19 vaccine is so new

Japan to start Covid-19 vaccinations at workplaces and universities from the 21st June 2021, more information.



More Information

For the latest COVID-19 updates check the links below.

The COVID-19 Situation Report in Japan.

The Japan Times

This information is provided by Cornes & Company, Asinta's partner in Japan.

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Page last modified: June 2, 2021

The information presented on this site is current as of the date initially posted; and, because matters related to COVID-19, the vaccine, and compliance measures are changing so quickly, it may not be current as of the date you read it. While the information gathered here is from Asinta global partners who are subject matter experts in their respective fields, this information is not meant to be a substitute for individual legal or medical advice, or as a substitute for advice in your specific situation.

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