Update : 2022-12-5
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 November, 2022. (Excluding the families a midwife staff visited)
Date: Late in December ~ middle of January 2023.
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/
|December 26 (Mon.)
from 1.15 p.m.
|Second stage||6 months to 8 months||12 pairs/
from 10.00 a.m.
|Third stage||8 months to 14 months||12 pairs/
from 10.00 a.m.
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 January 20(Fri.)
Contents: Consultation of parenting and nutrition by public nurse and dieticians.
Infant Health Checkup
|Chekup for||Infants who were born||Date||Time|
|1 year and 7 months old infants||June 2021||January 10(Tue.),24(Tue.)||Further information is on a notice letter||End of December|
|3 years and 3 months old infants||September 2019||December 13(Tue.),20(Tue.)||End of November|
Maternity Class for Parents
* Apply by phone or from the website of Soka City from January 4(Wed.).
For whom: Women who are expecting the first baby between April 2023 and June and their husbands.
Limited to 10 pairs each
Date and time: February 8(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
* Apply by phone from January 4(Wed.).
For whom: Women who are expecting the first baby and their husbands.
Limited to 20 persons
Date and time: 1.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. of February 15(Wed.)
Contents: Lecture about dental care, Maternity recipe and Introduction of baby food
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, 2023.
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.
Eligible Persons for free check-up:
(1)People of age 70 or older
(2)People, age 65 or older and under 74 who are enrolled in Koki-koureisha Iryou Hoken Seido(Post Elderly and Disabled Medical Insurance system).
(4)Households on welfare (Seikatsu hogo in Japanese)
(5)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 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|
FOBT (fecal occult blood test)
|People of 30 yrs and older||by December 16 (Fri.)||500 yen|
Examination & Health Consultation
|Health Consultation by a nurse
Yanagishima Komi-sens is closed due to construction work.
|Hara-cho Komi-sen||Mon.||9.00 a.m. to noon
*Except holiday and closed days
|Hikawa Komi-sens||Tue. Fri.|
Apply by phone
|Hoken Center or Komi-sen
|Monday through Friday
*The date will be adjusted when you apply