Update : 2021-12-8
Kenko-zukuri-ka (Public Health Section)
〒340-0016 Chuo 1-5-22, Soka-shi
Soka City will re-start the following health projects which were cancelled for prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Infection.
Check the application method or contents which may be changed.
(Quota is limited for the safe consultation.)
Health Care for Mother and Child
If you moved in Soka City recently, contact with Kenko-zukuri-ka (Public Health Section) with your Boshi Techo (Mother and Child Health Book)
Kon-nichiwa Akachan Houmon ("Hello Baby" Visit)
For whom: The babies who were born in May, 2021. (Excluding the families a midwife staff visited)
Date: Late in June ~ middle of July
Contents: A staff will visit the households (without a contact in advance) and hand the questionnaires for the vaccinations and notices for health checkups.
Baby Foods Class
* Apply by phone or from the website of Soka City
Contents: Lecture how to proceed baby foods, and trial eating of baby foods.
|Stage||Baby’s age||Quota||Date and time|
|First stage||4 months to 6 months||12 pairs/
|June 30 (Wed.)
from 1:15 p.m.
|Second stage||6 months to 8 months||12 pairs/
|June 30 (Wed.)
from 10:00 a.m.
|Third stage||8 months to 14 months||12 pairs/
|June 29 (Tue.)
from 10:00 a.m.
Infant Health Checkup
|Chekup for||Infants who were born||Date||Time|
|1 year and 7 months old infants||2019||December||July 6(Tue),20(Tue.)||Further information is on a notice letter||End of June|
|3 years and 3 months old infants||2018||March||June 8(Tue),22(Tue.)||End of May|
Infant Help Desk
* Apply by phone
For whom: Infants and guardians.
Limited to 10 pairs
Date and time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. of July 14 (Wed.)
Contents: Consultation of parenting and nutrition by public nurse and dieticians.
Maternity Class for Parents
* Apply by phone
For whom: Women who are expecting the first baby between September, 2021 and November and their husbands.
Limited to 20 pairs each
Date and time: July 7(Wed.) (1)9:10 a.m.~ (2)9:55 a.m.~ (3)1:10 p.m.~.
Contents: Bathing training, nutrition guidance fo expectant mother and explanation of giving birth process
Health Care for Adults
Either group screening or individual screening of colorectal cancer is available once during the designated period.
Eligible age is as of March 31, 2022.
A list of designated medical institutions is available at the Kenko-zukuri-ka (Public Health Section) and public facilities.
You can see them on the HP of Soka City.
- People of age 70 or older
- People, age 65 or older and under 74 who are enrolled in Koki-koureisha Iryou Hoken Seido
(Post Elderly and Disabled Medical Insurance system).
- Tax-exempt households
- Households on welfare (Seikatsu hogo in Japanese)
- People who are applied the subsidy of Japanese War Orphans From China
* Individual stomach cancer screening with an endoscope for 1. 2. 3. is 2,000 yen; for 4. 5. is free of charge.
Individual Cancer Screening A
|What screening||For whom||Date||Fee||Notice will be sent|
screening with an endoscope
|People of 50 yrs. or older and didn't undergo this screening in 2020 FY.||July 1(Thur.) ~ December 20 (Mon.)||3500 yen||Early of June|
|Viral hepatitis test
Hepatitis type B and C
|People of 40 yrs and older who have never taken this medical examination before.||by December 17 (Fri.)||End of May|
|People of 50 yrs and older||by January 28 (Fri.), 2022||700 yen|
Place: Designated medical institutions.
Application: By a postcard with your name, address, phone number, birthday and which screening you want to Kenko-zukuri-ka (Public Health Section) by September 19 (Sun.) (postmarked by Sep. 19 (Sun). Notice of settlement (consultation ticket) will be sent from Kenko-zukuri-ka (Public Health Section).
Individual Cancer Screening B
Place: Designated medical institutions
Application: Directly apply/visit to a medical institution.
What you bring: Kenko Hoken-sho (Health insurance certificate) or something to certify your address.
* Something to certify your condition is required for free medical checkup for eligible person.
|What screening||For whom||Checkup Date||Fee|
Examination of cervical cell
|People of 20 yrs and older||by November 30 (Tue.)||Cervical: 1,700 yen
Cervical and uterinebody:2,500 yen (when a doctor requires and you approve)
FOBT (fecal occult blood test)
|People of 30 yrs and older||by December 17 (Fri.)||500 yen|
|People of 40 yrs and older 65 yrs and older for TB||July 1(Thur.) ~
September. 30 (Thur.)
|X-ray: 800 yen
Sputum: 900 yen
(when a doctor requires and you approve)
Group Cancer Screening
Place: Hoken Center (Health Center) (address: Chuo 1-5-22, Soka-shi)
Application: From HP of Soka City or by postcard with your name, address, phone number, birthday and which screening you want to Kenko-zukuri-ka (Public Health Section) by September 19 (Sun.) (postmarked by Sep. 19 (Sun). Notice of settlement (consultation ticket), which lists the date of inspection for you, will be sent from Kenko-zukuri-ka (Public Health Section)
|What screening||For whom
Gastric barium X-ray inspection
|People of 30 yrs and older||900 yen|
|Brest Cancer *
|People of 40 yrs and older and didn't undergo this screening in 2020 FY.||1,300 yen|
|* Pregnant women, mothers breast-feeding or within 6 months after stop breast-feeding, women who had breast plastic surgery or pacemaker are not acceptable|
Examination & Health Consultation
|Health Consultation by a nurse||Hara-cho Komi-sen||Mon.||9:00 a.m. to noon
*Except holiday and closed days
|Sezaki, Yahata Komi-sens||Wed.|
|Hikawa, Yanagishima Komi-sens||Fri.|
|Diet Consultation||Hoken Center or Komi-sen
|Monday through Friday
*The date will be adjusted when you apply