This notice is sent to residents eligible for vaccinations who will be 65 years or older, starting with elderly persons, as of fiscal 2021.*
*Residents born on or before 1 April 1957.
Residents staying or residing at long-term care facilities may receive the vaccine there in some cases. For details, please consult the facility.
Recipients must indicate consent to receive the vaccine
Even with consent, in some cases residents with certain medical conditions should not get the vaccine or should carefully consider to get it or not.
It is highly recommended that you consult your regular doctor first.
*However, fees for medical care before or after vaccination may be treated as routine care and be charged normally.
You may not be eligible to receive the (Pfizer) vaccine:
- If you clearly have a fever
- If you have a severe illness
You also may not be able to get the vaccine in certain other cases.
For details, see the "COVID-19 Vaccination pamphlet (Pfizer)".
Make an appointment for the date, time, and location to get the vaccine.
Have your vaccine voucher ready.
Smartphone or PC users can make an appointment here
For the URL, please refer to the flyer enclosed with the new coronavirus vaccination ticket.
|Hours||9 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day|
It may be difficult to connect if phone lines become congested. Please make appointments online via smartphone or PC if possible.
*If you have a problem making an appointment, please contact the call center.
Appointment Start Date and Time
May 3, 2021, 9:00 a.m.
Important: on the day of your appointment
- Fill out the included medical history form at home. (On-site staff will be able to assist you more smoothly.)
- Take your temperature. If you clearly have a fever, or do not feel well, refrain from gettin the vaccine, and contact the vaccine reservation call center.
- Wear clothing that lets you easily expose your upper arm.
Medical History Form（English）
The following are the translations of the official form in Japanese. Please fill in the Japanese form by referring to the following translations.
The medical history form and instructions are translated into 17 languages. It can be downloaded from the website of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
What to bring to your appointment
- Vaccine voucher (do not remove the seal)
*Because you will need to receive two doses of the vaccine, the document includes two vaccine vouchers for two appointments. Bring the entire document without removing the seals.
- Your filled-out medical history form
- Identity verification document (Individual Number Card, National Health Insurance Card, Japan Driver's License, etc.)
To ensure the effectiveness of the vaccine, you will need to receive a second dose of the same vaccine after a set amount of time.
The city will soon provide information, including on its website, about how to make an appointment for the second dose.
For registered Yokohama residents who wish to get vaccinated somewhere other than Yokohama
For those in long-term hospitalizations, staying in long-term care facilities, or for other unavoidable reasons, exceptions to get vaccinated outside Yokohama will be made in certain cases.
- If hospitalized or staying in a long-term care facility outside Yokohama
→Consult the medical institution or facility
- If receiving regular treatment for an underlying medical condition at a facility outide Yokohama and wish to be vaccinated there
→Consult the medical institution
Residents may be able to be vaccinated outside the city in certain cases other than the above. Access the Covid Vaccine Navi website (see below) or consult the local municipal office where you wish to be vaccinated.
Find the latest information about the new coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on the City of Yokohama website, or call the dedicated call center.
"Covid Vaccine Navi（外部サイト）" - website providing general vaccine-related information. The "Covid Vaccine Navi", developed by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, plans to allow users to be able to find a venue to get vaccinated.
Yokohama COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center
*Consultation by FAX available for residents with hearing loss.