"Tuberculosis" is not past disease.
It is the nation's largest infectious disease, and approximately 20,000 a year (2014) new patients are discovered now in the whole country. In addition, tuberculosis of relatively young person and elderly person increases recently.
Tuberculosis is disease to be cured if we take medicine properly. We receive examination for chest X-rays once a year, and let's talk with medical institution early when there is symptom.
- When symptoms such as protracted cough, slight fever, sputum more than two weeks continue, let's talk with medical institution.
- Let's receive medical examination (examination for chest X-rays) once a year.
※Person 65 years or older becomes easy to have in particular tuberculosis by drop of physical strength.
We will receive by all means.
Acceptance of tuberculosis commuter pass physical checkup assistance business of 2016 was finished on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.
Consultation, support about tuberculosis
- Target person is tuberculosis patient living in Yokohama-shi and patient housemate.
- There is system that public expenditure does a part of the expense that it costs for treatment of tuberculosis.
- For housemate and patient with tuberculosis patient and hot contact which there was, we carry out physical checkup.
- We carry out physical checkup (chest X-ray check) for high-risk tuberculosis attack.
Please refer to each Health and Welfare Center Health and Welfare Division Health Promotion Section tuberculosis charge.
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