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Many people get sick with influenza every winter.

 

Influenza is a serious threat especially to the elderly and young children.  

 

They can get sick easily, and the condition can become serious.

 

Vaccinations are not compulsory, but they are recommended for children and the elderly.

 

The charge ranges from \3,000 to \7,000 depending on each clinic.  

 

This fall Funabashi City will send a vaccination ticket to citizens of Funabashi or foreign residents registered who are 65 and over.  

 

With this ticket he/she can get the injection for \1,000 at a clinic.

 

Times & Ages :

Twice with a 4-week interval for children under 13 yrs. Once or twice for those who are over 13 yrs. It is best if the vaccinations are finished by the middle of December.

Notes : Those who want the vaccinations should call a clinic and ask them 3 questions.

  1. Is an influenza vaccine available?

    If not , when will it be available?

  2. Frequency of vaccinations : once or twice?

  3. The charge : How much is it ?