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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

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

Children born between 2nd April 2012 and 1st April 2013

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 born between 2nd April 2002 and 1st April 2007

*At present we are not recommending this vaccination.

Hepatitis B

1 year old or younger

Rotavirus

Rotarix

*This optional vaccination is to paid with one`s own expenses

6 weeks - 24 weeks

Rotavirus

RotaTeq

*This optional vaccination is to be paid with one`s own expenses

6 weeks - 32 weeks

Enquiries

Health Promotion Division
TEL 099-803-7023
FAX 099-803-7026