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Child Immunization

Immunize Your Child

Babies naturally lose the immunization given to them by their mothers. As such, the child must learn to build their own immunization against diseases. Kagoshima City offers the following vaccines.

Vaccine

Target Age

BCG

1 year old or younger

Polio

3 months - 7.5 years old

DPT-IPV vaccine(diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio)

3 months - 7.5 years old

Combined vaccine (diphtheria, tetanus)

11 - 13 years old

Measles and rubella combined vaccine

1st shot

12 - 24 months old

*As early as possible after turning 1

2nd shot

For 1 year before the child begins elementary school

Japanese encephalitis

1st shot

3 - 7.5 years old

2nd shot

9 - 13 years old

Chickenpox 12 - 36 months old

H. Influenza Vaccine

2 months - 5 years

Pediatric Pneumococcal Vaccine

2 months - 5 years

Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Girls 11 - 16 years

Enquiries

Health & Prevention Division
TEL 099-258-2358
FAX 099-258-2392