To prevent Congenital Rubella Syndrome, Mie Prefecture is currently providing rubella antibody test for free, especially targeting women wishing to become pregnant.
Registered residents of Mie, who also….
(1) Wish to become pregnant
(2) Are living with someone who wishes to become pregnant
(3) Are living with someone pregnant with low rubella antibodies
*Except for people meeting certain criteria. For more details, please refer to information below.
Application Period: May 1, 2015 (Friday) ~ February 29, 2016 (Monday)
Cost for receiving the test: Free
How to Apply:
・Bring the application form and personal identification that includes the applicant’s name and address, such as driver’s license or residence card (please check on the application form), to the prefectural health center.
・For more details, please refer to information below.
[*You may need some help from a Japanese speaker for the application process]
・People who receive results that show low immunity against rubella should consider getting immunized.
・Some cities cover part of the cost for immunizing against rubella.
・Please hold on to the results of the antibodies test. It will be required in the process for covering the immunization cost.
Home Page (Mie Prefecture Pharmaceutical Affairs and Infectious Disease Prevention Division)