Many non-Japanese residents living in Japan may not be sure of where or how to get help during an emergency. Do you know how to call an ambulance in Japan? Do you know which hospitals to go to when you need medical attention on weekends, holidays, or at night?
Calling an ambulance in Japan
When you dial 119, the dispatcher will make some questions so they can prepare the ambulance crew according to need, but in high-risk cases, the ambulance will help to even before finishing all of the following questions.
Do not panic and try to respond calmly.
Seeking medical attention on weekends, holidays and at night
There are emergency clinics available in the event that you require immediate medical attention on the weekend, on a holiday, or at night. If you require immediate medical attention and do not know which emergency clinics are open, please call the Emergency Clinic Information Center nearest you.
|Toin-cho Kisosaki-cho Inabe Kuwana||0594-23-1199|
|Asahi-cho, Yokkaichi Kawagoe||059‐353-1199|
|Matsusaka Taki Meiwa||0598-26-1199|
|Taiki Odai-cho Minamiise||0598-82-1199|
|Tamaki-cho Watarai-cho Ise||0596-28-1199|
|Minami-cho Ise Shima||0599-43-1199|
|Kiho-cho, Mihama-cho, Kumano||0597-89-1199|
You can also search for hospitals using an automated voice guidance system by calling the following number:
Medical Information Center of Mie.
(Informations in Japanese and English)