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Novel Coronavirus Vaccination Information (Updated: 8/13)

About New Coronavirus Vaccine

About the 3rd vaccination of the novel coronavirus (Updated: 8/8)
About the 4th vaccination of the novel coronavirus (Update:7/25)
New Coronavirus Vaccine Reservation Status(Updated: 8/13)
Vaccination without reservation (Updated: 7/25)
About vaccination of children (5-11 years old)
How to Get the Vaccination
People who received the Vaccination Coupon
How to Make a Web Reservation
How to make a reservation online 
What to bring on your vaccination day
FRESC multilingual vaccination support
Vaccination Certificate (Vaccine Passport) 

<Important Announcement!>

The additional vaccination (4th vaccination) will be conducted in Osaka City. You can get vaccinated are at the Shiromi Hall, Yasuragi Tenkukan, Ogimachi Pool Mass Vaccination Center, or you can get individual vaccinations (handled by medical institutions). The 4th vaccination will also be available at the OCAT Mass Vaccination Center from July 1 (Friday).

For the 3rd vaccination, Pfizer and Takeda / Moderna vaccines can be used regardless of the type of the 1st and 2nd vaccines.

“Vaccination without reservation” has temporarily been stopped on July 22, 2022 (Friday).

Since many young people in Osaka City have not yet received the third vaccination, the City of Osaka has established a dedicated third vaccination slot for young people at group vaccination sites. The target population is Osaka citizens between the ages of 16 and 39 (18 and older at Ogimachi Pool Mass Vaccination Center and  OCAT Mass Vaccination Center).

The vaccination at the “Shiromi Hall Mass Vaccination Center” and the “OCAT mass vaccination Center”  will end on August 28, 2022 (Sunday).

New Coronavirus Vaccine Reservation Status

Mass vaccination venue Vaccination has accepted Vaccination
Yasuragi Tenkukan 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Pfizer
Ogimachi Pool 3rd, 4th Takeda/Moderna
OCAT 3rd, 4th Takeda/Moderna 
Shiromi Hall 3rd, 4th Pfizer

 

 

Reservation for Yasuragi Tenkukan Mass Vaccination Center
Foreign languages that can be used

【Vaccination date / Reservation reception date】

<For the 4th vaccination>
・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<For the 1st, 2nd and 3rd vaccination>
・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<The third vaccination for person aged 16-39>

・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<People who can receive the 4th vaccination>

Osaka City residents who got their 3rd vaccination more than 5 months ago and who fall under ①, ②, or ③.

① People over 60 years old
② Persons aged 18 to 59 who have an underlying disease.
③ Persons aged 18 to 59 years old who are recognized by a doctor as having a high risk of becoming severe if infected by the new coronavirus.

④Medical workers aged 18 to 59 years old and workers in facilities for the elderly, etc.

※ Please consult with your hospital in advance about whether or not you fall under ② or ③. If you do not have a hospital where you can consult in advance, please consult at the vaccination site at the time of pre-examination.

<People who can receive the 3rd vaccination>
・Osaka City residents aged 12 and older who got their 2nd vaccination more than 5 months ago.
※ People aged 12 to 15 can make reservations only on Saturdays and Sundays.  They must be accompanied by a guardian at the venue.

<People who can receive the 2nd vaccination>
・Osaka City residents aged 12 or older on the day of vaccination and fall under ① or ② below.
① People who have not received their 2nd Pfizer vaccination
② Men in their teens and 20s who have been vaccinated with the Takeda / Moderna vaccine for the 1st time and wish to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
※ People aged 12 to 15 can make reservations only on Saturdays and Sundays. They must be accompanied by a guardian at the venue.
※ After taking the 1st vaccination, get the 2nd vaccination after 3 weeks.
※ As a general rule, the 2nd vaccination will be on the same day and time three weeks later.
※ Reservation of the booster vaccination (3rd vaccination) will not be conducted after the 2nd vaccination.

<People who can receive the 1st vaccination>
・Osaka City residents aged 12 or older on the day of vaccination.
※ People aged 12 to 15 can make reservations only on Saturdays and Sundays.  They must be accompanied by a guardian at the venue.

・Pfizer vaccine is used.

・ Click here for how to reserve

Reservation for Ogimachi Pool Mass Vaccination Center  Foreign languages that can be used

【Vaccination date / Reservation reception date】
<For the 4th vaccination>
・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<For the 3rd vaccination>
・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<The third vaccination for person aged 16-39>

・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<People who can receive the 4th vaccination>
Osaka City residents who got their 3rd vaccination more than 5 months ago and who fall under ①, ②, or ③.

① People over 60 years old
② Persons aged 18 to 59 who have an underlying disease.
③ Persons aged 18 to 59 years old who are recognized by a doctor as having a high risk of becoming severe if infected by the new coronavirus.
④Medical workers aged 18 to 59 years old and workers in facilities for the elderly, etc.

※ Please consult with your hospital in advance about whether or not you fall under ② or ③. If you do not have a hospital where you can consult in advance, please consult at the vaccination site at the time of pre-examination.

<People who can receive the 3rd vaccination>
・Osaka City residents aged 18 and older who got their 2nd vaccination more than 5 months ago.

・Takeda/Moderna vaccine is used
・ Click here for how to reserve

 

Reservation for OCAT Mass Vaccination Center (OCAT building 3rd floor) Foreign languages that can be used

【Vaccination date / Reservation reception date】
<For the 4th vaccination>
・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-
<For the 3rd vaccination>
・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<The third vaccination for person aged 16-39>

・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<People who can receive the 4th vaccination>
Osaka City residents who got their 3rd vaccination more than 5 months ago and who fall under ①, ②, or ③.① People over 60 years old
② Persons aged 18 to 59 who have an underlying disease.
③ Persons aged 18 to 59 years old who are recognized by a doctor as having a high risk of becoming severe if infected by the new coronavirus.
④Medical workers aged 18 to 59 years old and workers in facilities for the elderly, etc.

※ Please consult with your hospital in advance about whether or not you fall under ② or ③. If you do not have a hospital where you can consult in advance, please consult at the vaccination site at the time of pre-examination.
<People who can receive the 3rd vaccination>
・Osaka residents aged 18 years and older who have received the second vaccination at least 5 months prior to the date of administration
・Takeda/Moderna vaccine is used.
・ Click here for how to reserve

*The vaccination at  the “OCAT mass vaccination site”  will end on August 28, 2022 (Sunday).

 

Reservation for Shiromi Hall Mass Vaccination Center (Inside Osaka-Jo Hall)
Foreign languages that can be used

【Vaccination date / Reservation reception date】
<For the 4th vaccination>

・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<For the 3rd vaccination>

・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<The third vaccination for person aged 16-39>

・Vaccination date: August 22 (Monday) to August 28 (Sunday)  Reservation reception date: August 15 (Monday) 9: 00-

<People who can receive the 4th vaccination>
Osaka City residents who got their 3rd vaccination more than 5 months ago and who fall under any of ①, ②, or ③.① People over 60 years old
② Persons aged 18 to 59 who have an underlying disease.
③ Persons aged 18 to 59 years old who are recognized by a doctor as having a high risk of becoming severe if infected by the new coronavirus.
④Medical workers aged 18 to 59 years old and workers in facilities for the elderly, etc.※ Please consult with your hospital in advance about whether or not you fall under ② or ③. If you do not have a hospital where you can consult in advance, please consult at the vaccination site at the time of pre-examination.<People who can receive the 3rd vaccination>
・Osaka City residents aged 16 and older who got their 2nd vaccination more than 5 months ago.・The Pfizer vaccine will be used.・ Click here for how to reserve.The vaccination at the Shiromi Hall Mass Vaccination Center  will end on August 28, 2022 (Sunday).

・Vaccination at the mass vaccination centers in each ward has ended.

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Vaccination without reservation (All venues are suspended)

“Vaccination without reservation” has been temporarily stopped on July 22, 2022 (Friday).

Reservation is currently required at all mass vaccination venues. Once “vaccination without reservation” will resume again, we will inform you.

Venue 対象接種 受付日 受付時間 ワクチンメーカー
Ogimachi PoolOCAT 3rd and 4th vaccination

Sunday~Friday

※No vaccinations on Saturdays.

 

11:00~18:00※on Friday only

11:00~17:00 

Takeda / Moderna
Yasuragi Tenkukan Pfizer

* Reservations are required for the first and second vaccination of “Yasuragi Tenkukan” and the third vaccination for 12 to 15 years old.
Please confirm what to bring on the day of vaccination on(3rd vaccination4th vaccination
Reservations will be prioritized, so please check the reservation status of the venue where you can be vaccinated without reservation before proceeding.

 

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About vaccination of children (5-11 years old)

Osaka City is now vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 years.
* Vaccination is not mandatory. It is also not a rule to vaccinate young children. Before having your child vaccinated, make sure you understand both the protective effects of the vaccine and the risk of side effects. Click here for the leaflet.

【Target person】
Osaka citizens aged 5 to 11
* Parents must consent and accompany their children.

[Shipping of vaccination tickets]

People born between April 2, 2010 and September 30, 2017
Target person Shipping date (planned)
Before June 30, 2017 Has shipped.
July 1, 2017-July 31, 2017 Has shipped.
August 1, 2017-August 31, 2017 Monday, July 25, 2022
September 1, 2017-September 30, 2017 Thursday, August 25, 2022

The schedule for sending vaccination tickets to those born after October 1, 2017 will be announced on the Osaka City website as soon as the details are decided.

【What arrives at home】
①Notice about vaccination
②Vaccination coupon
③Questionnaire (for 2 times)
instructions

What arrives at home(5-11yrs)

【Vaccination interval】
Have at least about 3 weeks after your 1st shot before you get your 2nd shot.

* Other vaccination intervals
・ Do not get vaccinated with another vaccine at the same time as the novel corona vaccine.
・ When getting other vaccinations before or after the corona vaccine, as a general rule, have 13 days or more in between shots.

【How to make a Reservation】
Pediatrics or medical institutions that provide medical care to children
Please make a reservation at your desired medical institution. You can receive it for free.
* For consultation regarding medical institutions, please contact the Osaka City Novel Corona Vaccine Call Center.

【What to bring on the day of vaccination】
・Vaccination coupon
・Questionnaire (Please bring the completed one.)
・Identification documents (residence card, health insurance card, passport, student ID, etc.)
・Mother and Child Health Handbook
※Bringing your medicine notebook will make the test smoother.

【Inquiry】

Novel Corona Vaccine Call Center. 

How to Get the Vaccination

・You don’t need to pay for the vaccination. It is free.
・ You will receive a vaccination coupon (a coupon to get the vaccination) by mail at your home.
・ The procedures for getting a vaccination is written on the coupon.
・Make a reservation with the place you will be vaccinated by phone or internet.
・ Bring the following 3 items when getting vaccinated.

①Your vaccination coupon
②Medical questionnaire sheet
③Identification documents such as passport, residence card, etc.
* If you are currently going to a hospital for treatment of your illness (such as taking medication), please consult your doctor as to whether you can get a vaccination or not.

 

To Those Who Received the Vaccination Coupon

Check the contents of the envelope.

Items to be sent to people who are 64 years old or older
<What you will receive> ① Notice about the vaccination ② Vaccination Coupon  ③ Pre-vaccination Screening Questionnaire ・ 1 for each vaccination  ④Instruction manual (Be sure to read before vaccination)
Items to be sent to people under the age of 64
<What you will receive> ① Notification ② Vaccination Coupon ③ Pre-vaccination Screening Questionnaire ・ 1 for each vaccination  ④Instruction manual (Be sure to read before vaccination)

Envelope

Envelope
①Notice about the vaccination
・This notice explains how you can get your COVID-19 vaccine shot.
・Please refer to the explanation on how to make your reservation.
①Notification

・Please keep all the documents in the envelope.
②Vaccination Coupon

・This coupon is for getting your COVID-19 vaccine.
・You will get vaccinated twice.
・After getting your 1st shot, please keep this coupon.
※You need this coupon for your 2nd shot.
※You will need the ②vaccination coupon to receive the 2nd vaccine, so please do not lose it.
②Vaccination Coupon

・This coupon is for getting your COVID-19 vaccine.
・You will get vaccinated twice.
・After getting your 1st shot, please keep this coupon.
※You will need the ②vaccination coupon to receive the 2nd vaccine, so please do not lose it.
③Questionnaire (2 copies)
・Prior to getting your shot, this questionnaire is needed to check your current health.
・The questionnaire is needed for each vaccination.
・You need to write on both questionnaires to get both vaccinations.
※You will need the questionnaire to receive the 2nd vaccine, so please do not lose it.
※For the Pfizer’s vaccine, 3weeks after receiving the 1st vaccination, you can receive the 2nd one.
For the Takeda / Moderna’s vaccination, 4weeks after receiving the 1st vaccination, you can receive the 2nd one.
For the AstraZeneca’s vaccination, 8 weeks after receiving the 1st vaccine, you can receive the 2nd one.
If you receive the 1st vaccination at the facility in Osaka City, please make a reservation for the 2nd vaccination at the same place.
Here is a sample of the Japanese questionnaire. ( Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Here is the English translation.
※The questionnaire from Osaka City has an additional question. Here is the translation of the additional question.
③Questionnaire (2 copies)
・Prior to getting your shot, this questionnaire is needed to check your current health.
・The questionnaire is needed for each vaccination.
・You need to write on both questionnaires to get both vaccinations.
※You will need the questionnaire to receive the 2nd vaccine, so please do not lose it.
※You will need the questionnaire to receive the 2nd vaccine, so please do not lose it.
※For the Pfizer’s vaccine, 3weeks after receiving the 1st vaccination, you can receive the 2nd one.
For the Takeda / Moderna’s vaccination, 4weeks after receiving the 1st vaccination, you can receive the 2nd one.
For the AstraZeneca’s vaccination, 8 weeks after receiving the 1st vaccine, you can receive the 2nd one.
If you receive the 1st vaccination at the facility in Osaka City, please make a reservation for the 2nd vaccination at the same place.
Here is a sample of the Japanese questionnaire. ( Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
Here is the English translation.
※The questionnaire from Osaka City has an additional question. Here is the translation of the additional question.
④Explanation about the Vaccination

・This document outlines the COVID-19 vaccine being administered.
※Vital information such as people who are advised not to get shots, things to ask the doctor before receiving vaccine, as well as possible side effects (e.g. muscle pain around the injected area, fever, etc.) are all specified in this document.※The multilingual explanation can be found here.
④Explanation about the Vaccination

・This document outlines the COVID-19 vaccine being administered.
・There is the Pfizer vaccine, Moderna vaccine, and Astrazenica vaccine.
※Vital information such as people who are advised not to get shots, things to ask the doctor before receiving vaccine, as well as possible side effects (e.g. muscle pain around the injected area, fever, etc.) are all specified in this document. Please read it well.

※The explanation about the Pfizer vaccine can be found here.  The explanation about the Moderna vaccine can be found here. The explanation about the Astrazenica vaccine can be found here.

How to make a Reservation

Vaccines can be obtained at the hospitals you see all the time or at facilities in Osaka City.

Where to get the vaccine Reservation method
① The hospital you always visit

(Individual vaccination)

Ask if you can get the vaccine at the hospital.
・ If possible, please make a reservation at the hospital as it is.
・ If you cannot, you can get at the facility in the column below ② in Osaka City.
② Facilities in Osaka City

・Yasuragi Tenkukan Mass Vaccination Center
4-19-115 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka City

・ Ogimachi Pool Mass Vaccination Center
1-1Ogimachi, Kita-ku, Osaka City(Indide Ogimachi Park)

・OCAT Mass Vaccination Center
OCAT building 3rd floor, 1-4-1 Minato-machi,Naniwa-ku, Osaka City

・Shiromi Hall Mass Vaccination Center (Inside Osaka-Jo Hall)
Inside Osaka-Jo Hall, 3-1 Osala-Jo, Chuo-ku, Osaka City

・Reservations can be made online and by phone. Please call the Osaka City New Corona Vaccine Call Center.

Contact information (where you ask questions that you do not understand)
* The following people cannot make reservations using the Osaka City Vaccine Reservation System.

Please make a reservation at the call center.

① Those who have not reached the age of 16 as of the day the appointment made, but would have reached the age of 16 on the vaccination date.
② Those who could not receive the 2nd vaccination due to moving etc.
③ Men in their teens to 20s who are vaccinated with the Takeda / Moderna vaccine for the 1st time and wish to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine.

・Those who want to get only 2nd vaccination, they cannot use the Osaka City Vaccine Reservation System. Please call the Osaka City New Corona Vaccine Call Center.

 

 

How to make a Reservation Online

  • You can scroll the PDF below.
【英訳】_③WEB予約の方法について

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What to bring on your vaccination day

Vaccination Coupon
Note:
▼Do not peel off the stickers on this form. Please bring this form to the vaccination site.
▼The right side of this form is your “Certificate of Vaccination for COVID-19.” Even after receiving your vaccination, please keep your certificate safe for future reference.
②Questionnaire

※Fill it out beforehand and bring this.
※Please refer to the English sample when filling out the Japanese questionnaire.

Personal Identification Document (One of the following)
Residence Card Health Insurance Card Passport Driver’s license, etc.

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FRESC multilingual vaccination support(Acceptance of reservations have ended.)

The Immigration Services Agency of Japan provides “FRESC Multilingual Vaccination Support” to give multilingual support for vaccination and vaccination reservations for foreigners who have not yet been vaccinated.
FRESC Help Desk

Tel: 0120-76-2029

Monday ~ Friday

9:00~17:00(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

For more information, please refer to the FRESC Multilingual Vaccination Support Leaflet.

日本語 (PDF)
한국어 (PDF)
中文/简体字(PDF)
中文/繁体字(PDF)
Português(PDF)
Español(PDF)
Tiếng Việt(PDF)
Pilipino(PDF)
ภาษาไทย(PDF)
Bahasa Indonesia(PDF)
ភាសាខ្មែរ(PDF)
नेपाली भाषा(PDF)
မြန်မာဘာသာစကား(PDF)
Монгол(PDF)
Français(PDF)
සිංහල(PDF)
اردو(PDF)
বাংলা(PDF)

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Vaccination Certificate

Those who have been vaccinated with the novel corona vaccine will be issued a vaccination certificate (vaccine passport) if a vaccination certificate is required. Please apply by email or smartphone app.

* You cannot apply at the counter.

* Click here (Japanese only) for a list of countries / regions where Vaccine Passport can be used.
* In Japan, vaccination certificates and vaccination records can be used as documents to prove the fact of vaccination.

【How to apply】

1.Paper version
【Overseas and domestic use】(Only in Japanese and English)
【Domestic use】(Only in Japanese and English)

2.Electronic version
Click here for what you need and how to use it(Only in Japanese)

Inquiries

Osaka City Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Call Center

Osaka City Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Call Center

TEL:0570-065670
TEL:06-6377-5670(If you cannot use Navi Dial, please call us through this number)
FAX:0570-056769
Reception period: 9: 00-21: 00 (open everyday)
※The call center responds to inquiries in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai (Available only from 9:00 to 18:00), Filipino(Available only from 9:00 to 17:30 on weekdays), Vietnamese (Available only from 10:00 to 19:00).

For more information, please see the Osaka City Website
You can read the overview on this page.For more details, please use the machine translation on the Japanese page of the Osaka City homepage. (How to use the machine translation on the Osaka City website)

About novel coronavirus vaccination information
FAQ
About the schedule(indefinite)
Where to get the vaccination
The priority to get the vaccination
How to book to get the vaccination
The fee for the vaccination
About the agreement for getting the vaccination
The call center

 


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