New virus Mask distribution to participants at job hunting seminar Mie Yokkaichi Feb. 24 at 12:38

At a job hunting seminar at a welfare facility in Yokkaichi, Mie, on March 24, organizers distributed masks to participants without masks in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

Approximately 40 people participated in seminars held by the Mie Council of Social Welfare, etc. in Yokkaichi City on Wednesday for people who are considering employment at welfare facilities.

Due to the spread of the new coronavirus, Mie Prefecture has decided to cancel or postpone the event in which an unspecified number of people participate in principle, but this seminar will be held as scheduled, as it is possible to identify the participants by advance application system. did.

The organizer prepared about 100 masks to prevent the spread of infection, and distributed masks to visitors who did not have masks at the reception.

Participants wore masks and sanitized their hands with a disinfectant solution before entering the seminar venue, where they listened to the lecturer on how to take interviews.

A 20-year-old female college student from Iga City said, "I don't think the new coronavirus is in fashion in Mie yet, but I'm scared if I don't have a mask, so I've put it on."

"The welfare workplace has been a major issue in securing human resources, so we decided to take measures to ensure that it was held," said Noriko Akashi, counselor for the Mie Council of Social Welfare.