Updated: July 20, 2022
Notice about the first (1st and 2nd) inoculation of the new corona vaccine to children (5 to 11 years old)
* The contents posted on the city homepage may be reviewed at any time.
* Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website “Notice about inoculation (pediatric inoculation) for children aged 5 to 11”(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)Please also refer to.
As of February 4th year of Reiwa, new coronavirus infections in children (5 to 11 years old) in Japan are newly infected due to the epidemic of the Omicron strain, although the proportion of moderate and severe cases is small. It has been reported that the number of cases leading to severe illness is increasing and the proportion of children in the total number of infected people is increasing.
In addition, it is said that children with underlying diseases are at increased risk of becoming severe due to infection with the new coronavirus.
Since it is expected that various mutant strains will become prevalent in the future, and at present, it is desirable to provide vaccination opportunities to children with underlying diseases that are at high risk of aggravation, so the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare As a result of discussions at the council, it was decided that vaccination should be promoted for children as a result of vaccination based on the Immunization Law.
Inoculation of children (5 to 11 years old) is not covered by the “obligation to make efforts” at this time.
Vaccines for pediatrics are to be inoculated in Japan as well, based on the fact that their efficacy and safety have been confirmed in clinical trials and that they are being widely inoculated overseas.
However, for children, given that the evidence for the Omicron strain is not definitive at this time, the provisions of the vaccination law’s obligation to make efforts are not applied, and it is appropriate to discuss again based on the latest scientific knowledge in the future. Was supposed to be.
For details, see the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website (New Corona Vaccine Q & A ” Why is the” duty of effort “not applied to inoculation of children (5 to 11 years old)?”(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)“)Please refer to.
What is “obligation to make efforts”?
“Obligation to make efforts” is a provision of the Immunization Law that “you must try to get vaccinated” and is different from the obligation.
From the perspective of preventing the urgent spread of infectious diseases, there is such a provision to request cooperation in inoculation.
|Inoculation is not compulsoryThose who receive the new corona vaccine should consider both the effect of vaccination to prevent infectious diseases and the risk of side reactions, and then consider vaccination on their own initiative (in principle, if you are under 16 years old). , The vaccination will not be given without the consent of the guardian (parental guardian or guardian).|
In addition, please do not force people around you to inoculate or treat people who have not been inoculated in a discriminatory manner.Contact for human rights consultation(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
Those aged 5 to 11 years old are eligible for vaccination as of the date of the first vaccination .
Different types of vaccines for children (5 to 11 years old) and 12 years and older
Vaccines for children (5 to 11 years old) and vaccines for people 12 years and older are different preparations with different inoculation amounts and concentrations , so the places where they can be inoculated differ.
If you are 12 years old before receiving the first vaccination , please refer to the notice about the first (1st and 2nd) vaccination of the new corona vaccine for those over 12 years old (even if you are 12 years old or older). , The inoculation ticket etc. will be used as it is).
Those who are 12 years old after receiving the first vaccination should continue to be vaccinated for children (5 to 11 years old) .
Generally, you will need to receive two doses every three weeks.
Those who are 12 years old after receiving the first vaccination should continue to be vaccinated for children (5 to 11 years old) .
|Vaccine type||Inoculation interval|
|Pfizer’s new corona vaccine for children (5 to 11 years old) (messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine)||After the first vaccination, usually take a second vaccination every 3 weeks .|
(Example: If you receive the first dose on Saturday, May 1st, it is standard to receive the second dose on Saturday, May 22nd, which is the same day of the week three weeks later.)
3 after inoculation If it exceeds a week, get a second vaccination as soon as possible.
Vaccination interval between new corona vaccine and other vaccines
As a general rule, the new corona vaccine and other vaccines cannot be given at the same time.
The new corona vaccine and the other vaccines can be given to each other two weeks after receiving one vaccine.
(Example: If you received the new corona vaccine on Friday, October 1, you can receive another vaccine after Friday, October 15, which is the same day two weeks later.)
For urgent items such as tetanus toxoid at the time of wound, it is possible to receive vaccination within 2 weeks as an exception.
You can inoculate for free (full public expense).
However, you will be responsible for the transportation costs to the inoculation site.
For those who will reach their 5th birthday after February 1, 2022 (Reiwa 4th year), we will deliver it after the middle of the month following the month of birth .
If you need an inoculation ticket before the middle of the month following your birth month, please apply for issuance (however, you must be 5 years old before you can issue it). In that case, the vaccination ticket may be issued in duplicate, so please discard the vaccination ticket that arrived later.
* Currently, the new Corona vaccination period is until September 30, 2022 (Friday, 4th year of Reiwa), so after August 2022 (4th year of Reiwa), you will be 5 years old . Regarding the sending of vaccination tickets to those who are celebrating their birthday, we will inform you on the city homepage etc. based on future trends such as the implementation period of this project and the target age for vaccination.
In addition, if you have moved to Chiba City and wish to receive an inoculation, you need to apply for an inoculation ticket to Chiba City.
* Even if you are over 12 years old, the vaccination ticket and the enclosed pre-examination slip will be used as they are, so please be careful not to throw them away.
Currently, the first (1st and 2nd) vaccinations for children (5 to 11 years old) are being carried out at medical institutions that provide individual vaccinations.
Children (5 to 11 years old) will be vaccinated only at medical institutions that provide individual vaccinations. Please note that it will not be held at the mass vaccination site.
If you want to reserve a ” general quota ” that anyone can receive vaccination , please have your vaccination ticket ready and contact the Chiba City Corona Vaccination Call Center ( 0120-57-8970 ) or Chiba City Vaccination . Reservation site(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)Please make a reservation from.
* Please note that you cannot make a reservation for the “general quota” even if you contact the medical institution directly. If you want to reserve a ” family slot “
where each medical institution manages reservations directly , please make a reservation using the reservation method for each medical institution .
|Request for reservationDo not make duplicate reservations with multiple medical institutions (including mass vaccination venues) more than the number of times you actually receive the vaccination . If you have multiple reservations, please be sure to cancel .If it is unavoidable that you cannot receive the vaccination on the reserved date, please change or cancel your reservation immediately.|
Vaccine reservation method consultation counter
We have set up a contact point for face-to- face consultation regarding reservation methods and medical institutions that can receive vaccinations . * Reservations cannot be made
at this window . In addition, we cannot respond to medical consultations.
|Installation location||Chuo Ward Regional Promotion Division Living Safety Room (Kiball 11th floor)Hanamigawa Ward Regional Promotion Division (2nd floor of Hanamigawa Ward Office)Inage Ward Regional Promotion Division Living Safety Room (Inage Ward Office 2nd floor)Wakaba Ward Regional Promotion Division Living Safety Room (Wakaba Ward Office 1st floor)Midori Ward Regional Promotion Division Living Safety Room (Midori Ward Office 2nd floor)Mihama Ward Regional Promotion Division Living Safety Room (Mihama Ward Office 1st floor)|
|Reception time||From 9:00 to 17:00 (weekdays only)|
* For telephone inquiries, please contact the Chiba City Corona Vaccination Call Center ( 0120-57-8970 ).
We help you make online reservations at our mobile phone shop!
The following mobile phone shops provide support for inputting online reservations for the new corona vaccination . The actual input and reservation application must be made by the person himself / herself.
- Docomo Shop(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
- au shop(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
- UQ spot(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
- Softbank shop(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
- Ymobile shop(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
- Rakuten Mobile Shop(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
Please make an advance reservation at your desired mobile shop via the Internet or telephone . In addition, please bring your vaccination ticket on the day of the event .
* Smartphones are not rented.
* If the WEB reservation site is crowded or the mobile phone shop is crowded, we may not be able to help you.
On the day of inoculation, you must be accompanied by a guardian .
When inoculating, be sure to bring “the new coronavirus vaccination ticket for the person (child) ” and ” preliminary examination slip ” as well as ” identity verification documents (identification of the name of the insured person, etc.)”. Please become to.
In addition, it will be used to check the history of other vaccinations, so if you have a ” Mother and Child Health Handbook “, please be sure to bring it with you.
* If you are vaccinated at a mass vaccination site in Chiba City, please bring your identity verification documents with you.
Please wear clothes that allow you to easily stick out your shoulders to inoculate your upper arm .
When you are vaccinated, you will have a mechanism (immunity) to fight the new corona in your body. When the virus enters your body, you will be ready to fight immediately, and the symptoms of the new corona will be less likely to occur.
The government has reported that the preventive effect on the onset after 7 days after the second vaccination in people aged 5 to 11 years is 90.7% (however, it is the data before the appearance of the Omicron strain). .).
The most common symptom that appears within a few days after receiving the vaccine is pain in the injected area, reported to be 74% for the first dose and 71% for the second dose. Many people feel pain the night after receiving the injection or the next day, rather than immediately after receiving the injection.
Feeling tired and fever appear more often after the second time than the first time, and it is reported that fever of 38 ° C or higher is 2.5% in the first time and 6.5% in the second time.
Symptoms after vaccination are mostly mild or moderate, and the information available at this time indicates that there are no significant safety concerns.
For more information, please refer to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare website “Notice Regarding Inoculation of Children aged 5 to 11 (Children’s Inoculation)” .
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare leaflet “Notice about new corona vaccination (for children 5 to 11 years old and parents)”
There is an error in calling the phone number to the call center, etc.
When making inquiries, please check the number carefully and make sure that you do not make a mistake.
Thing about inoculation reservation, inoculation place, inoculation ticket issuance
Chiba City Corona Vaccination Call Center
Phone number 0120-57-8970 Reception hours and supported languages are as follows * Holidays are also accepted (excluding year-end and New Year holidays)
|supported language||Reception time|
|Japanese / English / Chinese / Vietnamese||(Monday to Friday) 8:30 to 21:00|
(Saturday and Sunday) 8:30 to 18:00
Vaccine reactions after vaccination, professional consultation that requires medical knowledge
Chiba Prefecture New Corona Vaccine Adverse Reactions, etc. Specialized Consultation
Phone Number 03-6412-9326 (Reception Hours 24 Hours * Including Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays)
* If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can contact us by fax, so please check the Chiba Prefecture website.
About Chiba Prefecture New Corona Vaccine Adverse Reactions, etc.(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)
Information about inoculation, information about vaccine, etc.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare New Corona Vaccine Call Center
Phone number 0120-761-770 (For inquiries from overseas (+81) 50-3734-0348 ) Reception hours and supported languages are as follows * Includes weekends and holidays
|supported language||Reception hours (Japan time)|
|Japanese / English / Chinese / Korean / Portuguese / Spanish||From 9:00 to 21:00|
|Thai||From 9:00 to 18:00|
|Vietnamese||From 10:00 to 19:00|
* If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can contact us by e-mail or fax, so please check the website of the Japanese Federation of the Deaf. (Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare) Hearing-impaired person consultation desk (FAX / email address) regarding new coronavirus-related and vaccines
(Link to external site)(Open in a new window)