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To prevent communicable diseases, the following free vaccinations are provided for children of eligible age in Funabashi. 

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If you are citizens of Funabashi or foreign residents registered at Funabashi City, and  registration of your baby is completed within 3 months of his/her@birth at the City, you will be sent a vaccinations handbook, Yoshin-hyo(a Preliminary Examination Slip) and other documents from the City Government. 

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Otherwise please ask for them by mail or come to Kenko Zoshin-ka at City Hall.

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Polio@@@

Age of babies/infants: From 3 months to under 90 months old.

Times of inoculation: Twice with at least 6 month interval (Advisable to finish by 18 months old).

Place & Date of inoculation: Public Health Centers/ Public Halls, in the months of January, April & September.  The details are on gKoho Funabashi (city bulletin)h issued in above mentioned months. You can also see the home page.

 http://www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/

Time: 14:00-15:30 (Please be punctual.)

Things to bring: Boshi Techo (M\other & Child Health Handbook) & polio card (in your vaccination book).  Bring slippers in case.

For the following 5 vaccinations, make a reservation at the designated medical facilities at a time that is convenient for you.
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Diphtheria, Whooping Cough & Tetanus(combined immunizations)

Age: From 3 mo. to under 90 mo. old.

Times: 4 (3 times at interval of 3-8 weeks; advisable to finish by 12 mo. old, and another one after interval of 12-18 mo. since the first shot).
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easles

Age: From 12 mo. to under 90 mo. old.

Times: Once (advisable to finish by 24 mo. old).
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erman Measles(Rubella)

Age: Same as 2) (advisable to finish by 36 mo. old).

Times: Once after having measlesf vaccination (advisable to finish by 36 mo. old).
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apanese Encephalitis

Age: From 36 mo. to under 90 mo. old.

Times: 3 (2 times at interval of 4 weeks; advisable to get vaccination in May-July, & the last one after 12 monthsf interval).

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uberculin skin test/BCG

Age: From 3 mo. to under 48 months old (advisable to finish by 12 mo. old).

Times: Once.  At first a tuberculin test is conducted, and BCG shot will be given to the children with negative result (advisable to finish by 12 mo. old).

Notes: Be sure to take a temperature of your child on the vaccination day. Vaccinations are free of charge if he/she is within the time span mentioned above. 

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For more details, call Kenko Zoshin-ka at City Hall (‡„047-436-2414, 2415) or Funabashi-shi Chuo Public Health Center (‡„047-423-2111).

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