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pneumococcal vaccine for adults Vaccinations of St

 Pneumonia has become the leading cause of death in the whole country and Yokohama, and it is generally considered that 1/4 to 1/3 of pneumonia is caused by pneumococci. The Pneumococcal Vaccine Vaccinations only for those aged 65 since October 2014, but to provide vaccination opportunities for many people. As a transitional measure until FY2018, we also implemented vaccine unvaccinated persons who are 70 years old or older and fall under the target age in 5-year increments. The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has decided to continue to provide vaccination opportunities for those who have not been vaccinated for five years from FY2019 to FY2023.                                                 

Final update date June 1, 2021

About extension of implementation period

The implementation period for those eligible for 2020 has been extended. (Procedures are required before vaccination.)
Please check here for details.

Pneumococcal Vaccine Vaccinations Pneumococcal

The vaccination period is from July 1, 2021 (Reiwa 3) to March 31, 2022 (Reiwa 4).

About correspondence of Vaccinations's response to the
※Please see here for those who are eligible for 2020
About pneumococcal vaccine for adults
About Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine Vaccinations
Implementation period
Pneumococcal Vaccine cooperating medical institutions for vaccinations of Pne
※Please see here when you visit a medical institution.
Thing necessary for inoculation
Vaccination costs
About exemption from inoculation costs

We use 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine effective for pneumococci, which is said to be the main cause of pneumonia, which occurs in daily life.
The 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine for adults is susceptible to disease among the 93 types of pneumococci.
It is effective for 23 types of bacteria and is expected to have a preventive effect on pneumonia and severe cases.

It applies to those of a certain age who are first vaccinated with Streptococcus pneumoniae Vaccinations for the first time based on the Vaccination Law.
Please note that vaccinations other than the target age and implementation period will be voluntary vaccinations (full cost).
※The Pneumococcal Vaccine Vaccinations for routine immunization under the Immunization Act.
Therefore, there is no obligation to inoculate and make efforts to inoculate.

July 1, 2021 (Reiwa 3)-March 31, 2022 (Reiwa 4) (excluding holidays)
(Please note that vaccinations outside the implementation period are not eligible for this project even for those who are eligible.)
※Currently, the implementation period has been extended only to those who are eligible for 2020. Please check here for details.

Person who has resident registration in Yokohama-shi, has never been vaccinated with 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine in the past, and falls under any of the following

1.Those who will be 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, or 100 in 2021

Targets for FY2021 (Reiwa 3)
Target ageDate of birth
65 years oldBorn April 2, 1956-April 1, 1957
70 years oldBorn April 2, 1951-April 1, 1952
75 years oldBorn April 2, 1946-April 1, 1947
80 years oldBorn April 2, 1941-April 1, 1942
85 years oldBorn April 2, 1936-April 1, 1937
90 years oldBorn April 2, 1931-April 1, 1932
95 years oldBorn April 2, 1926-April 1, 1927
100 years oldBorn April 2, 1921-April 1, 1922

2.Those who are 60 years old or older and under 65 years old as of the date of vaccination and have impaired heart, kidney, respiratory function, or immune function equivalent to grade 1 due to human immunodeficiency virus

※Reservations may be required, so be sure to check in advance by phone.
※About confirmation of Cooperating Medical Institutions, please click the following ward name.
※We can inoculate other than residential area.

Pneumococcal vaccinecooperating medical institutions for vaccinations for adults
18 distinctions
Aoba Ward (PDF: 820KB)Isogo Ward (PDF: 85KB)Konan Ward (PDF: 483KB)Seya Ward (188KB)Totsuka Ward (PDF: 532KB)Hodogaya Ward (PDF: 399KB)
Asahi Ward (PDF: 480KB)Kanagawa Ward (PDF: 518KB)Kohoku Ward (PDF: 251KB)Tsuzuki Ward   (PDF: 421KB)Naka Ward (PDF: 523KB)Midori Ward (PDF: 306KB)
Izumi Ward (PDF: 308KB)Kanazawa Ward (PDF: 431KB)Sakae Ward (PDF: 181KB)Tsurumi Ward (PDF: 532KB)Nishi Ward (PDF: 300KB)Minami Ward (PDF: 127KB)

When you receive inoculation in Cooperating Medical Institutions, please bring the following.

1.Pre-examination vote
※For those aged 65 and over, please use the individual notice from early July to mid-July.
※Depending on the epidemic situation of the new coronavirus infection, shipping to your area may be temporarily delayed.
※For those aged 60 to under 65, If you do not have a pre-examination card due to moving in, we will issue it at your ward office Health and Welfare Division Health Promotion Section.

2.Address, name and age can be confirmed (health insurance card, driver's license, etc.)
※If you are over 60 and under 65, you can check the certificate of the physically handicapped, the medical certificate, and the degree of disability.
※If you are eligible for self-pay exemption, please check about exemption from vaccination costs.

3,000 yen
※One corresponding to any of the following can receive inoculation (inoculation expense exemption) free of charge by having you prepare predetermined documents.
・All persons in the same household, including the person, are exempt from municipal tax.
・Persons receiving welfare (including those who have been abolished due to a review of protection standards)
・Japanese who remain in China and receive support benefits

About required documents for people exempt from inoculation costs
Those who are exempt from inoculation costsrequired documents
A. Tax-exempt households1. Copy of Notice of Decision of Long-term Care Insurance Premium
(Sent to those aged 65 and over every year after June.)
2. Copy of Long-term Care Insurance Premium Copy
(It will be sent to those who will be 65 years old in 2021 (Reiwa 3), those who have been transferred to Yokohama City, those whose Long-term Care Insurance Premium amount has changed, etc.)
3. Copy of The Long-term Care Insurance burden limit certificate copy
4 Copy of “Large-Aged Medical Care Limit Application / Standard Burden Reduction Certificate”
B. social security

5 Copy of "Holiday, Night, etc."
6 A copy of the “Welfare Payment Certificate”
7 "social security Receipt Certificate (Limited to the original)

(C) Those who are receiving support benefits for Japanese who remain in China8 Copy of Identity Verification Card
Please be careful■1, 2, 5, and 6 are those for FY2021 (Reiwa 3), and 3 are those for which the applicable date is after August 1, 2021 (Reiwa 3).
■For item 4, please prepare one with an issuance date of after August 1, 2021 (Reiwa 3).
■For 1 and 2, the premium stage is for those from the first stage to the fourth stage. (Limited to those issued by Yokohama City) If lost, it cannot be reissued.

Applicable to conditions of a to c, but if there are no documents from 1 to 9 above, a procedure for issuing a “Pneumococcal Vaccine for Adults Vaccinations Out-of-pocket Exemption

・Application by ward office window or mail is necessary according to the following table (about application procedure of self-pay exemption target person confirmation). However, delivery by mail may not be possible due to reasons (Address separation, etc. may not be possible due to reasons.
When a proxy applies by mail, please enclose a copy of the person's power of attorney (style) (PDF: 89KB) and a copy of the identity verification document of the person receiving the vaccination.
・When applying for mailing of residents in a lump sum at an elderly facility, etc., print a form of a self-pay exemption certificate, fill out required items. Please mail to the Health and Safety Division together with the envelope.

As of January 1, 2021, please note that if there is a household member including the person who lived outside Yokohama city, the procedure will change.

※As it takes time to reflect the resident registration, please complete the procedure after 4 days (excluding weekends and holidays) after submitting the transfer notice.
↓Click below for details. The 2021 (Reiwa 3) version will be updated before the start of the business.
If you have any questions, please contact each ward Health and Welfare Division, if you have any questions.Health Promotion Section.
(1) When one to be inoculated is applied (PDF: 198KB)
(2) When proxy/agent is applied for PDF: 201KB)

About application procedure of person targeted for self-pay exemption confirmation

Application at ward office windowApplication by mail
Application destinationWard Health and Welfare Division (Health Promotion SectionHealth and Social Welfare Bureau Health and Safety Division
Reception periodThursday, July 1, 1980-Thursday, March 31, 1980
(* Excluding Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and New Year's holidays)
Thursday, July 1, 1980-Monday, March 14, 1980
(* Postmark valid until March 14)
ProcedureTo apply, you will need a health insurance card, driver's license, etc. that can confirm your Address will be required for the application procedure, so please bring it with you. If you are over 60 and under 65, we will check your certificate of the physically disabled and your medical certificate.
(In the case of a proxy application, please bring something that can identify the agent in addition to the above. In addition, in case of proxy application by person other than same household's seal or power of attorney. )
We print style of 1 "self-pay exemption person application" (PDF: 347KB) and fill in required items: 347KB). Alternatively, on paper such as letter paper, "Application for exemption from self-pay for pneumococcal vaccine for adults Vaccinations members of the household to which the self-pay exemption is confirmed on paper such as stationery. I agree to investigate the taxation status of prefectural tax. ", Fill in Address, name (furigana), date of birth, age, and Phone number.
2 Prepare an envelope for reply, fill in your Address, postal code, and attach an 84 yen stamp.
3 Put the above 1 and 2 in an envelope and send it to the next application.
〒231-0005 6-50-10, Honcho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi
City of Yokohama, Health and Social Welfare Bureau Health and Safety Division
To Vaccinations:
Period until issuanceAs a general rule, on the day of application10 days to 2 weeks

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Telephone: 045-30-8561

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Fax: 045-664-7296

Email address: [email protected]

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