Announcement on Vaccination against Covid-19 for Children between 6 months and 4 years old

生後6か月から4歳生後の子どもへの新型コロナワクチン接種についてのお知らせ

2022/12/16 Friday Announcements, Coronavirus

Vaccination period

October 24, 2022 to March 31, 2023 (scheduled)

*If you wish to receive the first vaccination (1st, 2nd and 3rd doses) during this period, in principle you will need to receive your first vaccination by January 13, 2023.

Target persons

Children from 6 months to 4 years old

*From the day before the 6th month after birth to two days before the 5th birthday

Vaccine used, doses, interval between vaccinations and other details

  First vaccination (1st, 2nd and 3rd doses)
Vaccine Pfizer vaccine (for children between 6 months and 4 years)
Doses 3 doses (the three doses completes the vaccination)
Interval between vaccinations Between first and second dose: 3 weeks overall. Between the second and third dose: more than 8 weeks
Age to receive the vaccine Children between 6 months and 4 years old on the day of the first dose

Vaccination sites

You can get vaccinated at a medical institution or vaccination site in the municipality where you live.

*For information about medical institutions and vaccination sites in your municipality, contact the municipal office.

Click here to access the links to the website of each municipality

Documents to bring on the day

  1. Personal identification documents (My number card, health insurance card, etc.)
  2. Contents of envelope sent by the municipality to your mailbox. The vaccination card (sesshuken – 接種券) and the medical examination form (yoshinhyo – 予診票) were sent in the envelope.
  3. Maternal and Child Health Handbook (Boshi Kenko Techo – 母子健康手帳), if possible

About the day of vaccination

  • The child must be accompanied by a guardian (parents or legal guardian) who can be present for the examination and vaccination. If the guardian is unable to accompany the child, a family member or another person who is aware of the child’s state of health may accompany him/her with authorization from the guardian (in some cases, a power of attorney must be presented).
  • On the day of vaccination, show up in clothes that allows to easily show the shoulders or thighs. Children under 1 year old should be vaccinated in the thigh.
  • If you have a fever of 37.5 degrees or higher, or if you are not feeling well, you cannot have the vaccine. Please contact the vaccination site to cancel your reservation.

Other details

  • There is no need to open a gap between influenza vaccine and covid vaccine.
  • As a general rule, if you get vaccinated against illnesses other than influenza, you need to allow 13 days or more for the coronavirus vaccination.
  • You can get vaccinated for free.

Contact (Japanese only)

Mie Shingata Coronavirus Vaccine Sesshu Hotline

059-224-2825

 Consultation desk

  • If you are experiencing vaccine-related difficulties and/or need help booking vaccine:

Call the “Coronavirus Vaccine Consultation Line for Mie Foreigners” – Mie Gaikokujin Corona Vaccine Soudan Dial (みえ外国人コロナワクチン相談ダイアル)

TEL: 080-3123-9173

Opening hours: open from Sunday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm

Support Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Indonesian, Thai and Japanese

 If you are struggling due to the coronavirus:

 Call MieCo, Consultation Center for Foreign Residents of Mie Prefecture

TEL: 080-3300-8077

Opening hours: open from Sunday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm

Support Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Indonesian, Thai and Japanese

Request to save energy and electricity this winter (December 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023)

2022/12/16 Friday Announcements, Coronavirus

今冬(2022年12月1日~2023年3月31日)の省エネ・節電のお願い

In October 2022, the national government announced that although it was able to secure the power necessary for stable supply in all areas of the country, there was a possibility of power shortages.  In order to supply stable power, we will request power saving and call for cooperation in energy saving and power saving within a reasonable range.

Mie Prefecture will continue to work on saving energy and electricity.  We would like to ask all residents and business operators to review their lifestyles and business activities and cooperate in saving energy and electricity within a reasonable range while paying attention to measures against the coronavirus infection.

In addition, if there are elderly people, infants or people in poor health at home, as much as possible please cooperate while paying attention to their well being.

Energy saving efforts example

  • Wear layers of clothing to lower the room temperature during heating.
  • Turn off unnecessary lights.
  • Avoid overcooling the refrigerator, opening the door less often, and not overpacking food.

Contact (in Japanese only)

Mie-ken Koyo Keizai-bu Shin Sangyo Fukko-ka Energy Seisaku-han (三重県 雇用経済部 新産業振興課  エネルギー政策班)

〒514-8570 Tsu-shi Komei-cho 13

Email: shinsang@pref.mie.lg.jp