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Vaccination for Babies/Toddlers

[April 1, 2010]

Vaccination

Babies and children might develop serious symptoms with infectious diseases. Vaccination forms immunity against diseases inside the body to prevent serious symptoms. Vaccinate your child when he/she is in good physical condition.

Please read the '*Vaccination Book' carefully to understand necessities for each vaccination and side-effects beforehand.

* Please ask for a vaccination book at the Health Promoting Section.

Regular vaccination

The age, times and vaccination intervals are specified as follows: Vaccinations are covered at public expense (free of charge).

(1) Group vaccination (at Uji Anshinkan)

(1) Group vaccination (at Uji Anshinkan)

 

Target age

Times

Remarks

Location

BCG

Under 6 months

Once

Uji City conducts BCG concurrently with the 3 month checkup.

No tuberculin test.

at Uji Anshinkan

Polio (IPV)

Between 3 month and 90 month

twice

Space 41 days or more between first and second vaccination.

* Please ask the Health Promoting Section for scheduled dates.

(2) Individual vaccination (at partnered medical facilities for vaccination)

*a Target age: the age for vaccination required by the law

Remark: Please pay attention to the remarks, e.g. the target age, the vaccination period, etc. Others not described are considered as "voluntary vaccinations," and are not required by law.

(2) Individual vaccination (at partnered medical facilities for vaccination)

Category

 

Target age *a

Times

Remarks

Time of year

DTP

1st
round (diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus)

Initial

Between 3 month and 90 month

3 times

Space 20-56 days between each vaccination.

year-round

Additional

Between 3 month and 90 month

Once

Vaccinate between 12-18 months after the initial vaccination (the 3rd one).

2nd round
(diphtheria/tetanus)

Between 11 and 13 yeas

Once

 

Measles/German measles

1st round

Between 12 and 24 month

Once

Children who have contracted measles or German measles can also receive vaccination.

* The 3rd and 4th rounds are conducted between 2008 and 2012.

2nd round

the year before attending elementary school (from 4/1 to 3/31 of the next year)

Once

3rd round

the year of 1st grade at junior high school (from 4/1 to 3/31 of the next year)

Once

4th round

he year of 3rd grade at high school (from 4/1 to 3/31 of the next year)

Once

Japanese encephalitis

1st round

Initial

Between 36 and 90 month

Twice

 

Additional

36 and 90 month

Once

2nd round

Between 9 and 13 year

Once

Voluntary vaccination

(1) Uji city provides the following vaccine at public expense (free of charge).

(1) Uji city provides the following vaccine at public expense (free of charge).

Category

Conditions

Remarks

BCG (not required by law)

a baby under 1 year who did not receive the BCG vaccine by 6 months based on medical judgment

Consult the Health Promoting Section beforehand.

(2) Vaccination by parent's request (for a charge)

    

Mumps, varicella, Hepatitis B, influenza, HiB, etc.

These vaccinations can be received at a parent's request. Please consult your home doctor.

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