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更新日: 2021年4月27日

Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Program (As of April 27, 2021)

 Preparatory steps are being taken in Fukuoka City to ensure everyone who wishes to get a COVID-19 vaccine can do so safely as soon as the vaccines are provided by the Government of Japan. This page will be regularly updated with the latest information.

 Vaccination tickets will start to be sent to residents aged 65 and over from Tuesday, April 27*.
 You need your vaccination ticket when booking your vaccination appointment. Keep your vaccination ticket safe, and take it with you on the day of your vaccination appointment.
*It may take up to 2 weeks for your vaccination ticket to arrive depending on postal conditions.


How to book your vaccination appointment

 You need your vaccination ticket when booking your vaccination appointment. Keep your vaccination ticket safe and take it with you on the day of your vaccination appointment.
⚠ It is not yet possible to book your vaccination appointment.

When you can book your vaccination appointment

・If you are aged 75 or over: you can book your vaccination appointment from Wednesday, May 12, 2021, from 10:00 a.m.
・If you are aged between 65 and 74 years old: you can book your vaccination appointment from Wednesday, May 19, 2021, from 10:00 a.m.
⚠ Details on the vaccination schedule and when the vaccination ticket will be posted for people aged 64 and younger will be announced once they have been decided.
⚠ Multilingual information on how to book your vaccination appointment will be announced shortly.

How to get the COVID-19 vaccine

 1. You will receive a notification and vaccination ticket from Fukuoka City when it is your turn to have the COVID-19 vaccine.
 2. Book your vaccination appointment directly with a vaccination site, over the phone or online.
 3. Go to a vaccination site and get your COVID-19 vaccine. (You will need two doses).

 The Fukuoka City Government will send you a vaccination ticket and medical questionnaire, which you will need to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. When you receive the ticket and questionnaire, be careful not to lose them and keep them until you have had your COVID-19 vaccine. When it is your turn to get the COVID-9 vaccine, book your vaccination appointment in advance and get your COVID-19 vaccine.

Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine

 All registered* Fukuoka City residents (including foreign nationals) aged 16 or over are eligible to receive the vaccine.

 *You can still receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Fukuoka City if you are hospitalized in a medical or care facility in Fukuoka City, or have a pre-existing condition and receive your vaccines from a Fukuoka City hospital, even if you are not a registered Fukuoka City resident.


How much does the COVID-19 vaccine cost

 The COVID-19 vaccine is free.

Where to get the COVID-19 vaccine

 ・Regional Clinics (approximately 700 in Fukuoka City)
 ・Mass Vaccination Centers (approximately 8 in Fukuoka City)
 Vaccines will also be provided on site at a number of care homes and other facilities.

Where are the mass vaccination centers

 Marine Messe Fukuoka- Hall B has been chosen as a mass vaccination center. There will also be one mass vaccination center opened in each ward at peak times. The following locations are likely to been chosen as mass vaccination centers:
 ・Marine Messe Fukuoka- Hall B          |      Hakata-ku, Okihama-machi
 ・Namiki Square                        |      Higashi-ku, Chihaya 4-chome
 ・Hakata-Minami Regional Community Center Sazanpia Hakata  |  Hakata-ku, Minami-Honmachi 2-chome
 ・Chuo Gymnasium                |      Chuo-ku, Akasaka 2-chome
 ・Minami Gymnasium                      |      Minami-ku, Shiobaru 2-chome
 ・Jonan Gymnasium                      |      Jonan-ku, Befu 6-chome
 ・Momochi Gymnasium                    |      Sawara-ku, Momochi 2-chome
 ・Seibu Regional Community Center Saitopia  |  Nishi-ku, Seibu 2-chome

Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine first

 Priority groups will get the COVID-19 vaccine first in order of their priority. Priority groups include:
 ・elderly residents (including people who work in care homes)
 ・people classed as high priority by Fukuoka City
  -nursing care workers (including home-helpers and day care workers)
  -teachers and nursery school teachers
  -police officers
 ・people with pre-existing conditions
 The vaccine will then be offered to all remaining eligible people.


Where to get advice

Fukuoka City COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center

 Tel: 092-260-8405
 Open Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (including, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
 Multilingual support available in English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Spanish, Portuguese

 You will be able to book your appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine after you have received your vaccination ticket. The government is currently making the necessary preparations.

FAQs

 Currently being updated

Information from the Government of Japan

 You can find information from the Government of Japan on the COVID-19 vaccine from the following links:
 ・Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare:Information on the COVID-19 vaccine
 ・Prime Minister’s: Information on the COVID-19 vaccine

“Beware scams!”— A warning from the Consumer Affairs Center

 Your local government will never ask you for money or personal information for vaccination purposes over the phone. Be careful not to fall victim to scams. If you get a phone call asking you for money or personal information, hang up the phone immediately. Don’t worry by yourself. Contact your local Consumer Affairs Center for advice.

 For advice on products or service contracts:

 Fukuoka City Consumer Affairs Center


 Advice available over the phone or in person (appointment required for in person).
 Tel: 092-781-0999
 Open hours: Monday to Friday 9:00–17:00
 Every 2nd and 4th Saturday 10:00–16:00(Only for advice over the phone)
 Closed on public holidays and December 29–January 3
 For Fukuoka City residents only.
 Telephone interpretation services available.
 
 Fukuoka Prefecture Consumer Affairs Center

 Advice available over the phone or in person.
 Tel: 092-632-0999
 Open hours: Monday to Friday 9:00–16:30
 Sunday 10:00–16:00 (Only for advice over the phone)
 Closed on public holidays and December 29–January 3
 For Fukuoka Prefecture residents only.
 Telephone interpretation services available.