News of elderly person influenza vaccination

From October 1, 2020, Setagaya Ward will subsidize the cost of influenza vaccinations for the elderly. Vaccination can be expected to prevent aggravation by providing the necessary immunity. Please use it for infection prevention under the correct understanding of vaccination.

Target audience

1. 65 years of age or older

As of December 31, 2022, those who are 65 years old or older are eligible. 64-year-olds can be vaccinated from the day before their 65th birthday.

In late September, we will send out vaccination questionnaires, etc.

Those who have moved into Setagaya Ward by September 30th (Friday) will receive an additional shipment in early October, but those who have moved to Setagaya Ward after October 1st will need to apply individually.

Please contact Setagaya Call (Phone: 03-5432-3333 FAX: 03-5432-3100).

2. As of December 31, 2022, those aged between 60 and 65 who have heart, kidney, respiratory or immune function impairments must have a Physical Disability Certificate equivalent to Grade 1. those who have

59-year-olds can be vaccinated from the day before their 60th birthday. A separate application is required.
Please contact Setagaya Call (Phone: 03-5432-3333 FAX: 03-5432-3100).

Self-pay amount

Free (only once)

Only in 2022, all eligible people will be free.

inoculation period

October 1, 2020 (Saturday) to January 31, 2023 (Tuesday)

Place of inoculation

1. Designated medical institution in Setagaya Ward

You can see the list from "Download Attachments" at the bottom of this page.

2. Designated medical institutions in Tokyo's 22 wards, Komae City, Chofu City, and Mitaka City other than Setagaya Ward

You can also receive vaccinations at designated medical institutions in each of the above wards and cities using the Setagaya Ward Vaccination Pre-examination Sheet.

Please contact the public health center, ward office, or city office where the medical institution is located to find out if the medical institution you wish to receive the vaccination is a designated medical institution.

Inoculation method (Inoculation is not compulsory.)

Toward the object, we issue inoculation preliminary examination vote of ward.
Please fill in the necessary information on the vaccination screening form and bring it to the designated medical institution.

・When inoculating, please contact the medical institution in advance to confirm the vaccination date and availability of the vaccine.

・Vaccinations are only available if the individual requests it. We will send you a vaccination notification along with the vaccination screening form, so please read it carefully before deciding whether to vaccinate.

・If the doctor determines that you should not be vaccinated, you cannot receive the vaccine.

・You can receive the expense subsidy only once. (You will be responsible for the full amount of the second and subsequent vaccinations.)
*In general, one dose per winter is effective for the elderly.

Subsidies for expenses other than designated medical institutions

If you cannot get vaccinated at a designated medical institution, you can get vaccinated at a non-designated medical institution for the following reasons. Please carefully read the "Application for Elderly Influenza Vaccination Request Form" that will be sent to you with the vaccination screening form, and complete the online application (electronic application) or the Setagaya Public Health Center infectious disease countermeasures at least 2 weeks before the scheduled date of vaccination. Please contact the section (Phone: 03-5432-2437). We will send the vaccination request form and subsidy application documents issued by the mayor of Setagaya Ward.

・Hospitalized at a medical institution other than a designated medical institution

・Staying in a facility for the elderly, etc.

・You must be careful about vaccinations, and have been instructed by your doctor to receive vaccinations under the supervision of your attending physician, and cannot be vaccinated at a designated medical institution.

Click here for online application (electronic application)

After application, we send inoculation request book and furtherance application documents.

*You can apply without registering an applicant ID.

*We do not accept online procedures (electronic application) for issuance of pre-examination slips. If you wish to have it issued, please contact Setagaya Call (Phone: 03-5432-3333 FAX: 03-5432-3100).

Vaccination interval with the new corona vaccine

Simultaneous vaccination of new corona vaccine and influenza vaccine is possible.

As a result of the discussion at the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare council on July 22, 2022, it became possible to implement it, based on reports that it is not inferior in efficacy and safety compared to inoculation alone. I was. Please consult your doctor if you wish to be vaccinated at the same time.

In addition, the Tokyo Metropolitan Gyoko Underground Vaccination Center (2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku) provides simultaneous vaccination of the new coronavirus vaccine and influenza vaccine for the elderly. For details, please refer to the website of the Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Government. a new window will open Please refer to the.

* Simultaneous vaccination is not available in Setagaya Ward.

What is Influenza

Systemic symptoms such as fever, headache, arthralgia, and muscle pain are severe, and cold symptoms such as sore throat, cough, and nasal discharge are also seen. In addition, bronchitis and pneumonia may occur at the same time and become severe.

The epidemic usually starts from late November to early December, and the number of patients increases from January to March of the following year, and then decreases from April to May. It depends on the year.

Effect of inoculation

It can be expected to prevent the onset and aggravation of the disease. It takes about 2 weeks for the effect to appear, and it is said that the effect lasts for about 5 months. It is generally recommended to vaccinate by mid-December to increase the effectiveness of vaccination.

About side reactions

Side effects such as swelling at the injection site, pain, and fever may occur after vaccination, but usually disappear within 2 to 3 days. If you have a high fever, changes in your physical condition, or other worrying symptoms, please seek medical attention.

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