COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Vaccination

最終更新日 2021年7月20日 印刷

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Vaccination    

 Please have a thorough understanding of the effects and risk of side effects of the vaccine before receiving the vaccination.

 You will not be vaccinated without your consent.


Updated on July 16, 2021

 Vaccination coupons/tickets have been mailed out to individuals of ages 12-18 and 55-59.
 *Of those who are 12 years of age, those who were born before August 1, 2009 will be mailed their coupons/tickets first.
  Those whose birthday is either on or after August 1, 2009 will receive their vaccination coupons/tickets at the beginning of the following month.
 **For example, in the event that the individual’s birthday is on August 15, their vaccination coupons/tickets should arrive on September 1.

 For those of ages 12-59 scheduling vaccination appointments, please refer to the chart below to see when scheduling will be available for you.

Age Range Starting Date

Ages 12-18

Ages 55-59

July 22 (Thu.)
Ages 50-54 July 26 (Mon.)
Ages 45-49 July 29 (Thu.)
Ages 40-44 August 2 (Mon.)
Ages 35-39 August 5 (Thu.)
Ages 30-34 August 10 (Tue.)
Ages 19-29 August 12 (Thu.)

 *As of now, appointments up until the end of September can be scheduled.
(There will be another update in the near future addressing appointments to be made for October or later. The update will come after confirming the amount of vaccinations available.)

 Both in-person and telephone reception services will be available temporarily on Thursday, July 22 (national holiday) and Friday, July 23 (national holiday). Reception will proceed as usual on Saturday, July 24.

Updated on July 14, 2021

 Vaccination reservations for individuals with underlying conditions have become available starting today.
 Click here to Vaccination Reservation site.

Updated on July 12, 2021

 The vaccination coupons/tickets will be sent out according to the chart below.

Eligible Individuals Scheduled date to be sent out When reservations will become available
Individuals with underlying conditions Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Wednesday, July 14, 2021

12 (*1) - 18 years old

55 - 59 years old
Friday, July 16, 2021 Undecided (*2)
19 - 54 years old Monday, July 19, 2021

(*1) Those who have already turned 12 years old or who will be 12 years old by July 31, 2021 will receive the vaccination coupons/tickets. Those who will become 12 years old after July 31, 2021 will receive the coupons/tickets at the beginning of the month after the birthday.
(*2) In accordance with the conditions of the vaccine supply, the schedule will be decided and announced at a later date. Please note that no one will be able to log in to the vaccination reservation website until the registration period begins.

Updated on June 28, 2021

 In the case you would like to get vaccinated at one of the mass vaccination sites operated by the Japanese government or Fukui Prefecture, you can apply for vaccination coupons/tickets.

 If either of the following applies to you and you have yet to receive vaccination coupons/tickets, please fill in the Application Form  to apply for the coupons/tickets.

 (1)Those who are registered residents of Fukui City, 18 years old or older, and would like to get vaccinated at one of the vaccination sites operated by the Japanese government or Fukui Prefecture

 (2)Those who are registered residents of Fukui City but do not live in Fukui City and are eligible to get vaccinated in the municipality in which you currently live.

【How to apply】 
  ・   Send an application form to the Vaccination Promotion Division, Fukui City Hall
  ・   Submit an application form at the Call Center
  ・   Apply via a Vaccination Coupon/Ticket Application Form    
              Application Form (English sample))
  ※ Sending an application form by attaching it to a Contact Form is also available.

【When sending by mail】
   Send to: 910-8511 3-10-1 Ote, Fukui City
          Wakuchin-Sesshu Suishin Ka (Vaccination Promotion Division),Fukui City Hall

 ※ Those who are eligible to get vaccinated at their company or university’s mass vaccination site, please consult the Wakuchin-Sesshu Suishin Ka.
 ※ With the Vaccination Coupons/Tickets issued by this application, you can make appointments only at the vaccination sites operated by the Japanese government or Fukui Prefecture.
 ※ Click here to make appointments at the vaccination sites operated by Fukui Prefecture.

  接種券発行申請書(Application Form for Issuance of the COVID-19 Vaccination CouponsTickets)

  接種券発行申請書(English sample)

Updated on June 16, 2021

Vaccination Coupons (Tickets) will be sending out on around June 23 to those of age 60-64 who are registered as a Fukui City resident.

Updated June 10, 2021

 “COVID Vaccination Survey Forms for Citizens with Primary Diseases or Underlying Illnesses” have been sent out on June 10, 2021.

 Those with primary diseases or underlying illnesses are next in order in terms of vaccination priority behind medical workers and senior citizens. In order to identify who is eligible, Fukui City is currently undergoing an investigation of citizens within the age range of 12–59 via these survey forms.

 For those with primary diseases or underlying illnesses that also would like to be vaccinated, please be sure to mail the survey form in the return envelope enclosed with the survey form by Monday, June 21, 2021. Vaccination tickets/coupons are scheduled to be mailed out around the end of July.

 ● Mailed Items:「新型コロナウイルスワクチン接種に係る基礎疾患等に関する調査票」
    (COVID Vaccination Survey Forms for Citizens with Primary Diseases or Underlying Illnesses)
 ● Citizens to receive survey form:Citizens between the ages of 12 and 59   
    *Exact dates:Showa 37, April 2 to Heisei 21, July 31(April 2, 1962 to July 31, 2009) 
 ● Survey form mailing period:Must be mailed by Monday, June 21, 2021.
    *Citizens who are not eligible do not need to fill out or return the survey form.
 ● Vaccination coupon/ticket mail date:End of July (tentative)
 ● Vaccinations begin:Beginning of August (tentative)                   
    *Appointments can only be scheduled once the vaccination coupon/ticket has been received.


Updated June 1, 2021

 Medical institutions in Fukui City have increased the number of reservations for vaccination.

 We ask those who have yet to schedule an appointment to please do so as soon as possible. For those who have scheduled an appointment only for the 1st dose or those who wish to receive the vaccination before the scheduled date, please consider re-scheduling appointments.
 To reschedule an appointment, you must first cancel your current appointments.
 (* Date and the increased number of reservations are different at each medical institution. Contact the Call Center for details.)

Updated May 21, 2021

 Until the end of July, the Group Vaccination locations listed below will be increasing the number of patients they take in.


◇Fukui City Gym, Sub Arena (Fukui City, Matsumoto 4 Chōme 10-1)

 Reception: Thursdays and Saturdays: 14:00 – 17:00
          Sundays: 9:00 – 12:00, 14:00 – 17:00

◇Disaster Management and Learning Center (Fukuishi Wada Higashi, 2 Chōme 2207)

 Reception: Saturdays: 14:00 – 17:00

 *Please note that on Jun. 20 (Sun.), Aug. 8 (Sun.), Aug. 15 (Sun.), and Aug. 22 (Sun.) vaccinations to take place at the Sub Arena will take place at the Disaster Management and Learning Center instead.

 We please ask those who have yet to schedule an appointment to please do so as soon as possible.

 For those who have either not yet scheduled an appointment or those who wish to receive the vaccination before the scheduled date, please consider scheduling an appointment at one of the venues listed above.

COVID-19 Vaccination Reservation Website

 Click here for the COVID-19 Vaccination Reservation Site (Google Chrome browser recommended)


 Click here for instructions on how to make a reservation.

   Click here to cancel or re-schedule your vaccination appointments on website.

 Have your vaccination ticket (coupon) at hand when making your reservation.  
 Please be sure to receive both 1st and 2nd doses of the vaccine at the same vaccination site.
 Please make a reservation for both doses at a time of registration.

 There are some medical institutions/group vaccination sites, which are still available to take reservations in May and June.
 Search for your preferred date, and medical institutions/group vaccination sites accepting reservations will appear.

 If you lost your vaccination ticket (coupon), click here to have it reissued.

※ In the case you have already made appointments at the mass vaccination site operated by Fukui Prefecture (Elpa+ or Kenko-no-Mori), and would like to re-schedule the appointments to the ones at the vaccination site operated by Fukui City, please be sure to CANCEL your (previous) appointments at the site operated by Fukui Prefecture. 

※ In an opposite case (re-scheduling your appointments at the Fukui City-operated vaccination site to the ones at Fukui Prefecture-operated site), also be sure to cancel your previous appointments.

Vaccination ticket (coupon)

 The vaccination ticket (coupon) will be sent out from Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in order of priority determined by the government.

 To ensure the smooth implementation of the vaccination process and to avoid close-contact settings at the vaccination site, the vaccination tickets (coupons) will be sent out in stages.

 Please understand that the tickets (coupons) are expected to arrive in the mail of all eligible persons any time between 1-3 days from when the tickets (coupons) are sent out.

 The tickets (coupons) meant for those between the ages of 16-64 will be sent out when all preparations are complete. 

Age Group Date of sending tickets (coupons)
85+ Tuesday, April 20, 2021
75-84 Monday, April 26, 2021
70-74 Thursday, May 6, 2021
65-69 Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Those of age 60-64・those with underlying health conditions・Elderly care facility workers/staff members

 Those of age 60-64, those with underlying health conditions, and elderly care facility workers/staff members are next in line to get vaccinated after senior citizens (65 or older) in order of priority.

 To give priority to the people with underlying health conditions, Fukui City will be sending out a questionnaire around June 10 to those from ages 16 to 59 who are registered as a Fukui City resident. The vaccination coupons (tickets) are scheduled to be sent out mid-July.

 For now, we are making preparations to send vaccination tickets to those of age 60-64. The process will take time. Please wait patiently.

Those not mentioned above

 Please wait patiently until the vaccination ticket arrives.

Medical institutions where vaccinations will be available

  Here is a list of medical institutions where COVID-19 vaccinations will be available. 

 *Please note that an application period may vary depending on the institution.

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Vaccination 


 As of April, 2021, the only COVID-19 vaccine approved in Japan is manufactured by Pfizer. In order to get the maximum efficacy out of the vaccine, you should receive the vaccination twice. The second dose should be received three weeks after the first dose.


 The vaccination is expected to prevent the onset of COVID-19. It is proved that less people who get vaccinated against COVID-19 develop the disease compared to those who do not get vaccinated.

Side effects

 Pain at the injection site, fatigue, headache, fever, pains in the muscles and joints are reported possible as side effects. Most of the side effects last for a few days after getting vaccinated.

 Less common side effects such as anaphylaxis (a serious allergic reaction) have been reported. If you have an anaphylactic reaction, you will be treated immediately.

 Please read the following for details.

 Side effects of COVID-19 vaccination(Only in Japanese)
 Special Q&A website for COVID-19 Vaccination by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (Only in Japanese)

About the Vaccination

Vaccination Process 

1 Receive a vaccination ticket (coupon) and notice for the COVID-19 vaccination in a white envelope from Fukui City

 The envelope will be sent out to your registered address in order of priority by mail.

 If you registered to reroute your mail to a designated address, the envelope will be sent to the designated address instead.


2 Make a reservation for vaccination by calling/visiting the Call Center, via online registration

  You must schedule appointments for both vaccination dates and vaccination site. You can choose a vaccination site from a list of registered medical institutions in the city or you can choose to receive the vaccine at a group vaccination venue (Fukui City Gymnasium Sub-Arena or Emergency Management & Learning Center). (Click here for details) Be sure to have your vaccination ticket (coupon) on hand. You will need your 10-digit vaccination number to make a reservation.  

 If you lost your vaccination ticket (coupon), click here to have it reissued.

 The Call Center lines may be busy the first few days after the vaccination tickets (coupons) have been sent out. Please schedule an appointment using our vaccination registration website.

 The website is in Japanese but you can find the English instruction for registration here.

3 Please get vaccinated on the day of your vaccination appointment

 Please be sure to bring your vaccination ticket (coupon), your notice for the COVID-19 vaccination, and personal identification (driver’s license, health insurance card, etc.) with you to receive your vaccination.



Novel Coronavirus Vaccine, Fukui City Call Center

 Fukui City has established a call center specifically made for the novel coronavirus vaccine.

 The call center will be able to schedule appointments and answer most questions about the vaccine.    

    Phone: 0776-20-5700
        Fax:       0776-20-5673 
            Reception Desk:    Fukui City, 3-3-1 Ōte, NTT Fukui Ōte Building, 1F
                                        (The building is across the street from the main building of City Hall.)
      Open Hours:  9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.  (excluding Sunday, and holidays)


● When will vaccinations start?  

  Senior citizens will be given the vaccination at either a certified medical institution or in a group vaccination venue. These vaccinations will start mid-May. After that, vaccinations will proceed according to the priority determined by the government.

●When am I expected to receive my vaccination coupons/tickets?  

 The coupons/tickets have been sent out to the senior citizens.
 Coupons/tickets will be sent out to those eligible for the vaccinations in order of priority.

●What should I do if I lose my vaccination ticket (coupon)? 

  If your vaccination ticket (coupon) is lost, it can be reissued. Please call the Call Center if this is the case.

●I am currently registered as a citizen of another city (Certificate of Residence/juminhyō is registered in a different city), but I currently live in Fukui City due to my school/work being in Fukui City. Can I get vaccinated in Fukui City?  

  Yes. It is possible to receive the vaccination in Fukui City. For details, please call the Call Center.

● Is it the case that I must schedule an appointment or else I will not be able to get vaccinated?

 We are expected to receive a sufficient amount of doses corresponding to the priority determined by the government.Even in the case that all time slots on the day you would like to get vaccinated are taken, please do not panic and make an appointment on the next possible date.

●After I get vaccinated, do I still need to wear a face mask?

  Nothing is certain at this point; we currently do not know for sure whether or not you are still able to transmit the virus to others, nor do we fully know about the efficacy of the vaccine.

 Please continue to wear a face mask, wash your hands thoroughly, and take any other preventive measures to reduce risks of infection, even after you receive both doses of the vaccine.

 Currently, only reservations up until the end of July can be made.

 If your first injection is scheduled for either July 11 or later, depending on the date of the first injection, your second injection will be either August 1 or later. You will be able to make your reservation as soon as August reservations open.

 August reservations are currently unavailable due to preparation and are to be determined at a later date.

 There are some medical institutions/group vaccination sites, which are still available to take reservations in June. Search for your preferred date, and medical institutions/group vaccination sites accepting reservations will appear.

There are some medical institutions/group vaccination sites which are still available to take reservations for both (1st and 2nd) doses in July. 

 Also, additional reservations from Sunday, June 6 to Sunday, July 11 at Fukui City Gymnasium have become available.

 If you have not received the vaccination yet, please choose one of these medical institutions/vaccination sites, make reservations, and get vaccinated as soon as possible.

 Reservations until the end of August are now available.

 When making reservations in August, please choose medical institutions/group vaccination sites where 2 doses of vaccination are available, and make a reservation for the 1st dose before Tuesday, August 10, so that you may receive 2 doses within August.


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