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Health

更新日 2010年12月01日

The city offers array of services for maintaining your health.

Contact the Health Promotion Division (Kenko zoushin ka) for further details.

Health Checkup
Health checkup is a series of medical examinations and tests by the physician for an early detection of any illness to regain one's health. Every year, "Health checkup application" will be sent to every household in April. Apply before the application deadline and make a visit for health checkup.
  • Types of health checkups
    City health checkup (general health checkup / osteoporosis prevention examination / various cancer examinations), breast cancer examination, uterus cancer examination, comprehensive medical examination and others
    * Some tests may not be available depending on age or type of insurance subscribed.
  • Required item
    An insurance card and examination fee are necessary when making a visitation.
Tuberculosis Examination
Individuals with 65 years of age and above must undergo a tuberculosis examination once a year by law. Be sure to make a visit for an examination. Individuals 30 to 64 years old may receive an examination by choice. Apply through the "health checkup application" if you wish to be examined. The examination will be conducted at the same time as the health checkup.
Issuance of Health Handbooks
Write results of health checkups and examinations in for maintaining your health.
Consultations and House Visits
Health check and consultation by the public health nurse is available. House visit by the public health nurse is also available, offering advice for maintaining your health.
Workshops Relating to Health
It is a workshop to gain correct knowledge of health and to be healthy.
Influenza Immunization for the Elderly
For influenza prevention of elderly individuals, part of the immunization fee will be subsidized. It is intended for individuals reaching 65 years of age on the day of immunization. (Individuals between the ages of 60 to 64 may become subject under certain circumstances)

Where to inquire

Health Promotion Division (Kenko zoushin ka)
Phone: 055-284-6000