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HOKEN CENTER (Health Center) Schedule

1-5-22, Chuo, Soka City (340-0016)
Tel (048) 922-0200
Fax (048) 922-1516

* If places are unquoted, the Hoken Center will carry out medical checks etc.
* If fees are not quoted, they are free of charge.
* The age of the adult is as of March 31, 2020.
* Mother and Child Health Book=Boshi techo in Japanese

Mother and child heaalth care

Health Care Service
DateTimeServices and feesPeople subjected and capacityRemarks
"Hello Babies " visit Late in May~middle of June "Hello Babies "visiting staff visits households (without a call in advance). Questionnaires for the vaccinations (Hepatitis B, Hib, Streptococcus Pneumoniae, BCG, DPT-IPV (four-type combination: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus and Inactivated polio vaccine), MR (Measles and Rubella), chicken pox, Japanese encephalitis) and notices of health checkup of 4 and 10 months babies are handed.
Babies who were born in April, 2019 If a midwife or a staff visited you already, only notices are mailed. If you moved in recently, contact with Hoken Center.
Health checkup of 1-year 7-month old children June 4 (Tue) 1:00 p.m. ~
(reception: 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. )
Body measurements, internal and dental check, etc. Children who were born from Nov. 1 to 16, 2017 Notices will be sent to the eligible children in the end of April. Even if not received, directly visit Hoken Center with Mother and Child Health Book and a bathing towel until one day before their second birthday.
June 18 (Tue) Children who were born from Nov. 17 to 30, 2017
Health checkup of 3-year 3-month old children May 14 (Tue) Children who were born from Feb. 1 to 16, 2016 Notices were already sent to the eligible children in the end of March. Questionnaire for Japanese encephalitis immunization is also enclosed. Not received, contact Hoken Center.
May 28 (Tue) Children who were born from Feb. 17 to 29, 2016
Maternity Class (parents class) June 2 (Sun), 5 (Wed) 2 times 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dental hygiene & nutrition lectures, cooking & bathing lessons etc.
Material fee for cooking: 500 yen bathing training, nutrition guidance for expectant mother
Woman whose first baby's due date is from Aug. 1 to Oct. 31,2019 & her family member
Limited to 30 pairs
【Need to apply】
By phone or on the municipal website
Bring Mother and Child Health Book and a towel.
Maternity Salon June 19 (Wed) 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Lecture about dental care, tasting recommended foods. Bone density measurement (if you want. Fee: 100yen) Pregnant women and husbands
Limited to 30 persons
【Need to apply】
Bring Mother and Child Book, a towel, tooth brush and a hand mirrorl.
Oyako(Mother and Child) de brushing
(Kawayagi Bunka Center))
June 3 (Mon) (1)10:15 ~ 10:45 a.m.
(2)10:45 ~ 11:15 a.m.
(3)11:15 ~ 11:45 a.m.
(4)11:45 ~ 12:15 p.m.
Brushing instruction by dental hygienist & salivary pH test Infants before entering to school and guardians.
Limited to 36 pairs.
【Need to apply】
Bring Mother and Child Book, tooth brush and a towel.
Infants Help Desk June 21 (Fri) 9:30 a.m. to noon Consultation of paranting and nutrition by public nurse and dieticians. Infants and guardians.
Limited to 30 pairs.
【Need to apply】
Bring Mother and Child Health Book and diapers.
Baby foods class First stage May 31 (Fri) 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Lecture - how to proceed baby foods, and trial eating of baby foods. 5 to 6-month babies.
Limited to 30 pairs.
【Need to apply】
By phone or on the municipal website
Bring a Mother and Child Health Book and a diaper. For the firt stage attendant, bring something to carry a baby apparatus.
No childcare
Middle stage 10:00 a.m. to noon 7 to 8-month babies.
Limited to 25 pairs.
Late stage May 29 (Wed) 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. 9 to 11-month babies.
Limited to 20 pairs.

Adult health care

Health Care ServiceDateTimeServices and feesPeople subjected and capacityRemarks
Stomach and Colorectal Cancer Screening
group examination
Sep. 1(Sun),29(Sun)
Oct. 8(Tue), 22(Tue)
(reception:8:15 to 10:00 a.m. )
*Requied time: 2~3 hours
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for only take a colon cancer screening
Interview, gastric barium X-ray inspection, FOBT
Fee: 900 yen for stomach
500 yen for colorectal

People of 30 yrs. or older
Those who had an operation or a pain in stomach are not accepted at Hoken Center; need to go to medical institute.
Limited to 140 persons per day
【Need to apply】
Dead line:postmarked by Sep. 30(Mon) Directly at Hoken Center (Health Center) or by a postcard or an"application postcard (need 62 yen stamp (available at City Hall, Service Center etc.) Write your name, address, phone number, birthday and which screening you want and the date you want from the first to third choice for the group examination of stomach/colorectal and breast cancer. Refer to a "Kenko (Health) Calendar" for details of schedule. *Apply earlier for group exam. *Application for breast cancer (individula) will be stopped when it reach the capacity and guide group examination.

<Notice of Settlement (consultation ticke)>
For exam of stomach/colorectal or breast cancer(group): about one month before your check-up day.
For the exam of oral cancer and breast cancer(individual): from the middle of May
For the exam of viral hepatitis: from late May

<Eligible Persons for free check-up>
75 yrs. or older, 65 yrs. or older who is enrolled in Post Elderly and Disabled Medical Insurance, household on welfare, person who is applied the subsidy of Japanese War Orphans From China or tax-exempt household (all members)

*Designated-aged people are subjected to free coupon for uterine or breast cancer screening.

*Each medical examination is only one time during the period. You have to pay all your own expenses from the 2nd time and after.
Viral hepatitis test
(designated medical institutions)
June 1 (Sat) to Dec. 20 (Fri) except closed days Hepatitis type B and C 1,000 yen
People of 40 yrs and older who have never taken this medical examination before.
Oral Cancer Screening
(designated dentists)
May 15 (Wed) to Jan. 31 (Fri), 2020 *Except closed days Inquiry, visual inspection, palpation 700 yen People of 50 yrs. or older
Breast Cancer Screening
group examination
Aug. 8(Thur), 26(Mon)
Sep. 2(Mon), 5(Thur), 20(Fri)
1:00 ~
(reception: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. )
*Requied time: 2~2.5 hours
Visual inspection and palpation, mammoography
Fee: 1,300 yen
Women of 40 yrs. or older and didn't undergo medical examination of breast cancer in 2018 FY.
Pregnant women, mothers breast-feeding or within 6 months after stop breast-feeding, women who had breast plastic surgery or pacemaker are not acceptable.

Quota (group) 90 persons per day
(individual) 1,000 persons
Breast Cancer Screening: Individual
(designated medical institutions)
June 1 (Sat) ~
Nov.30 (Sat)
*Except closed days

Visual inspection and palpation, mammoography
Fee: 1,300 yen
Uterine Cancer Screening
(designated medical institutions)
June 1(Sat)~Nov.30(Sat)
*Except closed days
cervical:1,700 yen cervical and uterinebody: 2,500 yen (when a doctor requires and you approel) Women of 20 yrs. or older
【Directly visit a designated medical institution】
*List of designated medical institution is available from middle of May at Health Center, City website, City Hall, Service Centers, Public Halls & Komi-sens.

<What you bring>
Health insurance certificate or something to confirm your address.
Lung Cancer/TB Screening
(designated medical institutions)
July 1(Mon) to Sep. 30(Mon) *Except closed days X-raying and sputum examination (when a doctor requires)
X-ray: 800 yen sputum: 900 yen
People of 40 yrs. or older
Colorectal Cancer Screening: Individual (designated medical institutions) June 1(Sat) to Dec. 20 (Fri)
except closed days
FOBT (fecal occult blood test ) 500 yen People of 30 yrs. or older
Bone Density Measurement May 30(Thur), June 5(Wed) (1)9:30 to 10 a.m.
(2)10:30 to 11 a.m.
(3)1:00 to 1:30 p.m.
(4)2:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Bone density measurement by ultrasonic echo Fee: 100yen People of 18 yrs. or older and have not applied in this fiscal year.
Limited to 80 persons
【Need to apply】
*Accept from May 7 (Tue)
Kenko Techo(Health Book) and a towel(or tissue paper) to wipe
Massage May 22 (Wed) 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Massage by members of Soka Hari-Kyu Massage Association Those who have been approved as "physically disabled persons" Limited to 10 persons 【Need to apply】
Bring a bathing towel and a towel.
Health Consultation at Komisen (Community Center)
*No consultation on Holidays or the day Komisen is closed
Mon & Fri: Hara-cho
Mon & Thur: Inari
Tue & Fri: Hikawa
Wed & Fri: Sezaki, Yahata, Yanagishima
*Except holiday & closed days
9:00 a.m. to noon Consultation about health and nursing care prevention for the adults and elderly by a nurse.
Blood-pressure and body-fat measurement
People of 20 yrs. or older
Those who worry over their health
Directly visit on the day.
Diet Consultation (Hoken Center or Komisen (Community Centers)) Monday to Friday (will coordinate at a time of application) Advice about diet by dieticians. People who worry about eating habits 【Need to apply】
Bring health checkup result sheet if you have.

Further Infomation

Section:Soka city
Adress:〒340-8550 1-1-1 Takasago Soka Saitama