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17 Childcare

18 Welfare

19 Health checkups for adults

20 Educations

21 Medical Information

22 Counseling and support services

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23 City/Town Halls and related facilities

24 School & Educational Institutions

25 Other public facilities

26 Refuge (Shelter)

27 Medical Institutions





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17-1 If you get pregnant

(1) Pregnancy Notification Form
Submit pregnancy notification form to the citizens' affairs section at the city hall to receive a maternal and child health handbook. Your and your child's health conditions are recorded on the handbook. You need to submit it to have an infant medical checkup, immunization, etc.
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Fujimi-shi Kenkozoshin CenterFtel.049-252-3771
Fujimino-shi Hoken CenterFtel.049-293-9045
Miyoshi-machi Hoken CenterFtel.049-258-1236

(2) If you have difficulties for childbirth expenses
If you cannot claim for Pament of Lump-Sum Benefit for Childbirth and Childcare,  you may receive public financial support. Please consult during early pregnancy. Qualification and standard is as follows: you should give birth at designated hospital, your income must be below the limitation and some copayment is required.
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Fujimi-shi Shogaifukushi-kaFtel.049-251-2711


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17-2 When a baby is born

(1) Register the birth
Have the birth registered within 14 days of the birth. Submit a completed form of birth notification, a maternal and child health handbook, and a national health insurance card (if you are covered).

(2) Baby handbook (Fujimi-shi)
You will receive a baby handbook when you have the birth registered. It provides you with interview sheet for medical checkups, useful information for childcare, etc.

(3) New-born babyfs home visit
Midwife or Public health nurse is visiting your home, advising on childcare

(4) All infantsf homes visit (by member of maternal and health promotion in Fujimi-shi)
Midwife or Public health nurse is visiting home of infant less than four month-old, advising and providing information on childcare

(5) Fujimi-shi Child-rearing Support visits
 
(Target) Expecting and nursing mothers within nearly one year after birth who  are suffering from depression, parenting stress, post partum depression and so on.
(Program)
EPublic health nurse visits home, consult and advise on  birth and child-rearing.
E House keeping assisance by home helper ( some standard for contents,  how often and  how long)
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Fujimi-shi Shogai-Fukushi-ka : tel. 049-251-2711

(6)Infant medical checkupE consultation
  The city/town provides regular medical checkups for infants as follows.  Target babies and children are 4-months, 12-months, 20-months and 42-months old in Fujimi-shi, 4-months, 18-months and 3-years old in Fujimino-shi and 4-months, 10-months, 18-months, 2-years old and 3 years-old in Miyoshi-machi. A checkup covers interview, body measurement, medical examination, development check, counseling, and / or dental checkup. You will receive an announcement around 20th of the previous month of each medical checkup.

(7) Immunization
Vaccination immunizes children against infectious diseases.  This service is free of charge as long as it is held at designated hospitals in targeted ages. You can get immunization pre-examination slips when you visit city/town hall to register the birth.
As to target age, for example, child eless than two-years-oldf means legally child born before two years-old birthday.
 Please pay attention that inoculation on birthday is charged. And, for example, child less than 5 years-old means child born on two days before fifth birthday.

(A) Babies and toddlers individual immunization
ZHib vaccine
Target: Two month-old through less than 5 years-old
Frequency of immunization required changes dependent on target ages.
Immunization schedule
@Two months-old through less than7 months-old (standard inoculation schedule):innoculation four timesitake 3 inoculations at intervals of 27 days and longer or 56 days and less as standard.Take fourth inoculation at intervals of 7 months and longer or thirteen months and less as standard from third inoculation. However, should take second and third ones by less than one year-old and if missed those ones, should not take any more. (Additional inoculation is feasible.)
A7 months-old through less than one year-old: three times (take 2 inoculations at intervals of 27 days and longer or 56 days and less as standard. Take third inoculation at intervals of 7 months and longer or thirteen months and less as standard from second inoculation. However, should take second one by less than one year-old and if missed it, should not take any more. (Additional inoculation  is feasible)

B One year-old through less than 5 years-old: innoculation once.

Z@ Hipatitis B
Target: infant less than one year old (two months-old through less  than 9 months-old as standard immunization schedule):innoculation three times.
Receive 2 inoculations at 27 days and more interval. Additional inoculation at 139 days or more interval  from first innoculation.

Z Pneumococcal vaccine for children
Target: Two months-old through less than 5 years-old
Frequency of immunization required changes dependent on target ages
Immunization schedule
@Two months-old through less than7 months-old (standard immunization schedule):innoculation  four timesitake three times at intervals of 27 days and more as standard by one year-old. Take fourth inoculation during one year-old and one year three month-old, more than 60 days later after third one. However, should take second and third ones by less than two years-old and if missed those ones, should not take any more. And if take second one after one year old, should not take third one/ (Additional  innoculation is feasible) 

A7 months-old through less than one year-old: innoculation three times itake twice at intervals of 27 days and longer as standard by one year-old. Take third inoculation after one year-old, more than 60 days later after second one. However, should take second one by less than two year-old and if missed that one, should not take any more.j

B One year-old through less than two years-old: innculation twice ( take second inoculation at more than 60 days interval after first)

C Two years-old through less than 5 years-old: innoculation once.

ZDPT| IPV (Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus|Inactivated polio vaccine) mixed
Three-months-old through less than 7 years and six-months-old:   innoculation three times for first term initial (take at more than 20 days to 56 days interval as standard)
Additional inoculation  for first term:once (take at more than six month later after last inoculation of initial one, one year `@one year and 6 months as standard)

ZBCG
Target age group: Baby less than one- year -old.
Take one inoculation.

Z Measles, Meals Rubella Both mixed
 First termF take inoculation once for children of one through less than two years-old
 Second termFtake inoculation once during one year before entering elementary school.)

Z Checkenpox (Varicella)
Target age: one through
three years-old
Inoculation: take inoculation twice at intervals of three months and longer or six months through one year-old as standard
Those who have already gotten chickenpox are excluded.

Z Japanese encephalitis (First term)
Target age: six months through less than 7 and half-years-old (recommended from three years old). Frequency of vaccination required is three
First term, initial: twice (at intervals of 6 days and longer, or less than 28 days as standard.)
Additional: once (at six months and longer or nearly one year later.)
In addition, those who are less than 20 years-old and were born by April 1, 2007 are advised to check maternity health-record book or the like whether they might inoculate or not. Then, please contact your home doctor and apply inoculation

(B) Elementary school, junior and senior high school students' immunization (at medical institutions)

Z Japanese encephalitis (second term)
Target age group: Nine through less than 13 years-old.
Each one inoculation required.
Those who were less than 20 year-old and born by April 1st, 2007 are advised to check maternity health-record book whether they might inoculate or not. Then, please contact your home doctor and apply inoculation

ZDiphtheria & Tetanus
Target age group: 11 through less than 13 years old
 Each one inoculation required

Z Vaccination of cervical cancer (Optional vaccination)
Aggressive inoculation of this vaccine is not recommended as of end of February, 2016  
Target age: Sixth grader of elementary school through first grader of senior high school students (female)
Frequency of vaccination required is three times. There are two kinds of vaccine and interval of vaccination changes dependent to vaccine. You can choose either vaccine but must vaccinate the same one three times.
EBivalent vaccine ( cervarix)
  Immunization schedule: take inoculation twice at interval of one month as standard, and third one at intervals of six months after first inoculation.

EQuadrivalent vaccine ( gardasil)
Immunization schdedule: take inoculation twice at intervals of two months, and third one at intervals of six months after first inoculation.

(C)When a child cannot receive inoculations?
A child cannot take inoculations in the following cases. Having a high temperature above 37.5 degree centigrade; suffering serious acute disease; having anaphylactic hypersensitivity. If you miss immunization due to long time recovering for medical treatment of disease such as leukemia, please contact us.
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yInquiryz
Fujimi-shi Kenkozoshin CenterFtel.049-252-3771
Fujimino-shi Hoken CenterFtel.049-293-9045
Miyoshi-machi Hoken CenterFtel.049-258-1236


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17-3 Allowance and aid

(1) Child-rearing allowance
A person who is bringing children up to finishing three year course of junior high school (up to date of first March 31st after 15th birthday) can receive child-rearing allowance. To receive the allowance, you must be listed on the resident registration as a general rule and be the guardian of child and support your family.

(2j Medical expenses allowance for children
A person who is listed on the resident registrationas a general rule and is enrollee of medical insurance is eligible to get subsidy for co-payment of school children up to third grader of junior high school.

(3) Medical expenses allowance for lone-parent household
Single parent and his/her children aged below 18 are covered by this allowance system for co-payment (with some exception). To receive the allowance, you must be listed on the resident registration as a general rule, must be an enrollee of medical insurance and your income must be below the income limitation.

(4) Medical expenses allowance for the severely disabled
It is the allowance system for co-payment to the severely disabled. Those who are eligible to receive the allowance are less than 65 years-old, hold physically disability certificate, have medical insurance and meet one of the followings.
@ Physical disability certificate 1, 2, or 3,
A Rehabilitation certificate
, A or B
B Certification of the psychiatric disordered 1
C Approved persons with handicap in Koukikoureisha medical system.

(5) Medical expenses allowance for self-independent supporting program
You can get subsidy for part of co-payment, if it is proven that you have childen with disabilities those who are less than 18 years old and  recovered to live nearly as normal by treatment such as medical operation .  Please consult at city hall.
You should be qualified, meet income limitation and designated  medical institution

(6) Childcare allowance
A single-mother or -father family, or a family of a disabled mother or father who is rearing child aged below 18 or by March 31st from his or her18th birthday (under 20 years of age for disabled) may receive the allowance.
 To receive the allowance, you must be listed on the resident registration as a general rule and your income must be below the income limitation.

(7) Special childcare allowance
A father, mother or fosterer who has physically or mentally disabled children aged below 20 may receive the allowance. To receive the allowance, you must be listed on the resident registration as a general rule and your income must be below the income limitation.

(8) Medical expenses allowance for premature baby
If your premature baby hospitalizes in the designated medical institution by doctorfs advice, you can receive allowance for copayment.
Please consult at city hall
 
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Fujimi-shi Kosodateshien-kaEShogaifukushi-kaF
tel.049-251-2711 as for Items (1)~(7)
Fujimi-shi Kenko zoshin center :
049-252-3771, as for Item (8)


Fujimino-shi Kosodateshien-ka Kosodate anshin-kakariF
tel.049-262-9041
, as for Item (1)

Fujimino-shi Kosodateshien-ka  Kosodate anshin-kakariF tel.049-262-9041, as for (2)E(3)
Fujimino-shi Shougaifukushi-ka Shomu-kakari F
tel.049-262-9031, as for Items  (4)E(7)

Fujimino-shi Shogaifukushi-ka Shogaifukushi-kakariF
tel.049-262-9032, as for Item (5)

Fujimino-shi  Kosodateshien-ka  Kosodate anshin-kakariF tel.049-262-9041, as for Item (6)

Miyoshi-machi Kodomoshien-ka Jidofukushi-tanto:
tel.049-258-0019 (Ext243 E 244), as for (1)~(3), (6)

Miyoshi-machi Fukushi-ka Shogaisyomu-tanto: tel.049-258-0019(Ext.174 E 175), as for(4)E(5)E(7)
Miyoshi-machi Hoken Center:
tel.049-258-1236, as for (8)


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17-4 Day-care center (Nursery schools)

When guardians cannot care children for some reason such as job, disease, etc., a day-care is available. Public day-care centers and private nursery schools in two cities and a town are referred to the Public Facilities Section of HP. Temporary day care is also available in some day-care centers and child care support center.

(1) Qualified children
Preschool children aged above two-month. It may vary depending on a day-care center.

(2) Fee for a day care
It depends on the amount of taxes (municipal tax).

(3) Application
Application dates are different in each city or town. Application for the next fiscal year starts in the middle of November or the beginning of December of the previous year. To enter in the middle of a fiscal year, apply by the10th or 15th of the previous month.  You have to watch and wait for a vacancy in a day-care center.
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Fujimi-shi Hoiku-ka Hoiku-kakariFtel. 049-251-2711
Fujimino-shi Hoiku-ka Hoiku- kakariF
tel.049-262-9035

Miyoshi-machi Kodomoshien-ka Hoiku-tantoF
tel.049-258-0019


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17-5 Family Support Center
This is a local mutual-aid system for childcare between parents or guardians (clients) and volunteers (supporters). Supporters pick up children at nursery school or kindergarten and take to clients' houses, or do baby sitting, in place of clients who have to do something unscheduled or work overtime. Information such as charges and registration procedure is available at the center.
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Fujimi-shi (in Hoiku-ka)Ftel.049-251-3337
Fujimino-shi (in Higashi Jido Center) F
tel.049-262-1135

Miyoshi-machi (in Kosodate Shien Center) F
tel.049-258-0075

Emergency family support
Regional family support centers entrust operation of mutual aid services such as temporally nursing, nursing with one night stay, urgent childcare for sick child or convalescent child to Saitama emergency support. It is required for clients to register to use these services
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Emergency support centerSaitamaF
tel.048-297-2903

 

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17-6 Kosodateshien center@
Childcare supporting center is opened to child rearing mothers and their kids for exchanging information, promoting friend ship and making friends over there. The center also offers counseling for child rearing mothers to solve any problem or trouble on childcare. For further details such as opening hours, contact Kosodate supporting  center
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Fujimi-shiritsu Kosodateshien Center uPippivF
tel. 049-251-3005
Fujimino-shiritsu Uenodai Chiiki Kosodateshien CenterFtel.049-256-8623
Fujimino-shiritsu Kasumigaoka Chiiki Kosodateshien CenterFtel.049-269-4252
Fujimino-shiritsu Kosodateshien Fureai HirobaF
tel.049-261-0611
Kazenosato Chiiki Kosodateshien CenterF
tel.049-263-8388
Miyoshi-machi Kosodateshien  CenterF
el.049-258-5106


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17-7 Hokago Jido Club and Jido-kan

(1) Hokago Jido Club (Gakudo hoikushitsu)
Hokago Jido clubs are public facilities where elementary school children can stay after school and during summer vacation if their guardians are not at home in daytime for jobs. There are16   Hokago Jido Clubs in Fujimishi, 19 in Fujimino-shi and 5 in Miyoshi. Application is required to city or town hall to enroll your children. to Hokago Jido Club.
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Fujimi-shi Hoiku-ka Hokago-Jido-kakariF
tel.049-251-2711

Fujimino-shi Kosodateshien-ka Kosodateshien-kakari F
tel.049-262-9033

Miyoshi-machi Kodomoshien-ka Hoiku-tantoF
tel.049-258-0019

(2) Jido kan E Jido center
These facilities are aimed to give children hand-on learning and making friends through experiences and group activities. There are three Jido kan in Fujimi-shi; two Jido center in Fujimino-shi and three Jido kan in Miyoshi-machi. Please refer to the Facilities Section.


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