During times of disaster, medical institutions may become inundated with injured people, and may be extremely chaotic. There are only a limited number of medical institutions in Yokohama City. By keeping in mind the following important points, you can help alleviate congestion and allow people to receive the treatment they need.
1. Find out and remember where your local medical institutions are before a disaster happens.
2. Judge what kind of medical institution you should seek treatment at depending on the urgency and severity of the medical condition.
Criteria for the urgency and severity of tha medical condition, and corresponding medical care provisidn systems
|Severity of the medical condition, etc.||Criteria||Main medical care providers||Content of main medical activities|
|Severe||The patient's life may be at risk or is becoming increasingly at risk||◯ Disaster base hospitals|
◯ Disaster emergency hospitals that can accommodate patients with serious injuries, etc.
|Treatment through hospitalization, etc.|
|Moderate||The patient's life is not at risk but still needs to be hospitalized||Disaster emergency hospitals|
(Hospitals other than disaster base hospitals that can accommodate patients with injuries, etc. during times of disaster)
|Treatment through hospitalization, etc.|
|Mild||The patient's life is not at risk and does not need to be hospitalized||Clinics that can accommodate patients with injuries, etc.|
◯ Emergency medical treatment for external injuries such as wounds, blows, burns, broken bones, etc.
◯ Emergency medical treatment for conditions with an internal cause
|Extremely light injuries||Scratches, etc.||Self-help and mutual help by citizens||First aid through the use of over-the-counter disinfectant for wounds, bandages, etc.|
Disaster base hospitals in Yokohama City (hospitals flying a red flag stating "Treating Patients" during times of disaster)
Disaster base hospitals in Yokohama City （hospitals flying a flag stating "Treating Patients" during times of disaster）
|Name of hospital||Address|
|Yokohama Rosai Hospital||3211 Kozukuecho, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama City|
|Saiseikai Yokohamashi Tobu Hospital||3-6-1 Shimosueyoshi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama City|
|Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital||35-1 Chigasakichuo, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama City|
|Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital||1-30 Fujigaoka, Aoba-ku,Yokohama City|
|Keiyu Hospital||3-7-3 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City|
|Yokohama Municipal Citizen's Hospital||Mitsuzawa Nishimachi 1-1, Kanagawa Ward, Yokohama City|
|National Hospital Organization Yokohama Medical Center||3-60-2 Harajuku, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama City|
|St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Yokohama City Seibu Hospital||1197-1 Yasashicho, Asahi-ku, Yokohama City|
|Yokohama City Minato Red Cross Hospital||3-12-1 Shinyamashita, Naka-ku,Yokohama City|
|Yokohama City University Hospital||3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama City|
|Yokohama City University Medical Center||4-57 Urafunecho, Minami-ku, Yokohama City|
|Yokohama Minami Kyousai Hospital||1-21-1 Mutsuurahigashi, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama City|
|Saiseikai Yokohamashi Nanbu Hospital||3-2-10 Konandai, Konan-ku, Yokohama City|
→List of emergency hospitals in times of disaster （as of February 1, 2019）
For light injuries and illnesses that do not require hospitalization, please seek a medical consultation at a nearby clinic which escaped damage from the disaster.
*During times of disaster, clinics which escaped damage and which are accepting patients fly a yellow flag stating "Treating Patients."
Treatment at evacuation sites, etc.
Medical rescue crew members will be on hand at evacuation shelters, evacuation sites, etc. to provide medical assistance to people with minor injuries.
Medical rescue crews comprise of local doctors, nurses, pharmacists, etc. who make rounds treating people and examining people on the spot.
System of dialysis treatment during times of disaster
During minor disasters (disasters in which the region's infrastructures remain intact but only some medical facilities are unable to provide dialysis treatment due to some kinds of damage), patients will be treated through collaboration between nearby medical facilities providing dialysis treatment. In the case of major disasters (disasters in which the region's infrastructures have been disrupted), arrangement will be made to convey patients to areas outside the disaster-hit region, such as other parts of Kanagawa Prefecture.
Where to inquire
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||Emergency and Disaster Medical Care Section, Medical Policy Division, Medical Care Bureau (*Inquiries in Japanese only)