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《Abeno Ward, Osaka》Guidance to Novel Coronavirus Vaccination Rollout|Useful Information for foreign residents in Japan

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In Japan, Novel Coronavirus Vaccination Campaign was started on 17 February 2021. Also foreign residents in Abeno Ward, Osaka, can enter the waiting list if they are 65 years old or older. Since vaccination eligibility and time change according to localities, it is better to check information of your residence area.

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Notification on Corona vaccination from Abeno Ward, Osaka

This notification, directed to Japanese and Foreign residents in Abeno Ward, Osaka, consists of a webpage where you can find information about Coronavirus vaccination in English, Chinese, Korean, as well as easy Japanese, so it is understandable by an international audience.

Information about Vaccination Rollout in Abeno Ward, Osaka (link)

Check with easy Japanese (link)



Venues for Corona vaccination in Osaka

Abeno Ward, Osaka, has opened mass vaccination venues and a large-scale center to smoothly operate vaccination rollouts not only on Japanese people, but also on foreigners.

 Individual Vaccination at Medical Institutions 

Please inquire with your family doctor about vaccination. In case you do not know where to ask, please make a phone call to the Novel Coronavirus Call Center.

List of Medical Institutions giving the vaccination (link)

 Mass Vaccination centers  (Abeno Ward) 

・Abeno City Center

・Sky Pavilion Peace Hall (Starting from Mid June)

List of others Novel Coronavirus Vaccination venues in Osaka city (link)

 Osaka City large-scale vaccination center【 INTEX Osaka Hall 】 

■Vaccination Rollout Start Date: Monday 14 June to Sunday 20 June 2021

■Opening time: 9AM - 9PM ■Location: INTEX Osaka Hall 1, 1-5-102 Nankokita, Suminoe Ward, Osaka, 559-0034 ■Vaccination target: Osaka residents who are 65 years old or older, as to 2021        ※Those born before 1 April 1957 ■Handled Vaccine: Moderna(Scheduled)

Information about Osaka City large-scale vaccination center (link)

 Fee(Free) 

Since vaccinations are fully covered by public expenses, there are no costs for scheduling vaccination.(Transportation costs to the centers are to be covered individually)

 Vaccination Reservation Method (※Vaccination ticket required) 

① Via Phone

Tel:0570-065670 、06-6377-5670

Operating hours: 9AM - 9PM(Everyday)

※On the first operation days, it might be difficult to connect because of calls volume

※Please double-check the phone number before dialling to avoid wrong calls


②Via Internet

You can make a reservation at the following link.

※With Pfizer vaccine, it is necessary to get a second vaccination 3 weeks after the first injection. Reservation is required for both first and second vaccination.

English Manual for Reservation via Internet (link)

 Documents necessary for vaccinations  

●Vaccination ticket (Sent via post to those 65 years or older, as per 28 May)

●Pre-Vaccination screening form(to be filled in advance)※The form is issued together with the Vaccination ticket

●An Identification document (such as Health Insurance Card, Long-term Care Insurance Card, Driving License, Residence Card or Passport)

●Medicine notebook(if any)

Pre-Vaccination screening form Translation (link)

※You can fill in the Japanese form while looking at one of the 17 languages available


  



Novel Coronavirus Vaccination Call Center

Fee(Free)Service hours:9AM - 9PM(Everyday)
0570-065670 (Navi Dial) 
06-6377-5670(For those who cannot use Navi Dial)

Available Languages:Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Filipino, Vietnamese


For some of the above languages, Consultation desk opening hours are as follows:

Thai: 9AM - 6PM

Filipino: 9AM - 5:30PM on Weekdays

Vietnamese:10AM - 7PM

Check more (link)


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