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Vaccinations for Children

最終更新日:2022年8月23日

Vaccinations for Infants

Vaccinations for children up to the age of 90 months are listed in the handbook Himawarikko Techo, which is sent to parents by the time a child is 2 months old. This handbook contains pre-examination forms for each vaccination.

  • The following vaccinations are free of charge for registered Tokushima residents who fall into one of the appropriate age groups on the day of vaccination.
Vaccinations for infants
Type of Vaccination Age Eligibility Number of Doses
Hepatitis B Vaccine Under 1 year 3 times
Rotavirus Vaccine Rotarix (RV1) At least 6 weeks but younger than 24 weeks Twice
Rota Teq
(RV5)
At least 6 weeks but younger than 24 weeks 3 times

Hib (Haemophilus Influenza Type b) Vaccine

At least 2 months, but younger than 60 months

4 times
(The number of doses depends on the age of the child when the 1st dose was given).

Pediatric Pneumococcal Vaccine

At least 2 months, but younger than 60 months

4 times
(The number of doses depends on the age of the child when the 1st dose was given).

DPT-IPV
(Diphtheria, Pertussis,
Tetanus & Inactivated Polio Vaccine)

At least 3 months, but younger than 90 months 4 times
BCG

Under 1 year
(Vaccination between 5 and 8 months old is recommended)

Once
MR(Measles & Rubella)

Term 1

At least 12 months, but younger than 24 months Once
Term 2

During the school year prior to entering elementary school
(Children as old as those in the final year of kindergarten)

Once

Varicella Vaccine At least 12 months, but younger than 36 months Twice
Japanese Encephalitis Term 1

At least 6 months,
but younger than 90 months

3 times

(Vaccinations listed in the handbook, Himawarikko Techo as of May 2021)

Vaccinations for Older Children

Tokushima City sends the pre-examination forms for vaccinations to children when they reach the appropriate age for the vaccinations as indicated below:

Vaccinations for older children
Type of Vaccine Age Eligibility Date of Notification
(*1)Japanese Encephalitis Term 2 At least 9 years, but younger than 13 years When they are in the 4th and 5th year of elementary school
DT (Diphtheria & Tetanus) At least 11 years, but younger than 13 years When they are in the 6th year of elementary school

(*2)Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
(cervical cancer prevention)

Girls from the 6th year of elementary school up to and including the 1st year of high school When they are in between the 1st year of junior high school and 1st year of high school

(*3)Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Catch-up Vaccination
(cervical cancer prevention)

Girls who have not yet received HPV and are born between Apr. 2, 1997 and Apr. 1, 2006 As soon as the vaccination is ready

*1) The 4th and 5th grade elementary school students will receive a notice about the Japanese Encephalitis Term 2 vaccine in fiscal year 2022.
*2) The girls who are in the age of between the 1st year of junior high school and 1st year of high school will receive a notice about the vaccination against Human Papillomavirus (for cervical cancer prevention) in fiscal year 2022.
*3) Catch-up Vaccination against Human Papillomavirus (for cervical cancer prevention) is available up until March 31, 2025.

For Inquiries

Child Health Division (Kodomo Kenko-ka) TEL: 088-656-0540 FAX: 088-656-0514

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〒770-8571 徳島県徳島市幸町2丁目5番地(本館6階)

電話番号:088-621-5021

ファクス:088-654-2116

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