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2016年08月16日(火)
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2016-08-16 15:19 | 記事へ |

年末年始の救急医療について
2015年12月16日(水)
12/24 #239

Emergency Medical Service during Holiday Break

 The emergency medical facilities in Nantan City are Nantan Public Hospital and Sonobe Tanikai Hospital. In case you need to receive emergency care, please contact beforehand.

Nantan Public Hospital: TEL(0771)42-2510
Dec. 28 (Mon) Regular Schedule
Dec. 29 (Tue) Emergency
*Internal medicine specialists, pediatricians, ◾obstetricians and gynecologists, and surgeons will be in charge taking turns.
*Pediatric service will be open on December 31 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.
Dec. 30(Thu)
Dec. 31 (Wed)

Jan. 1 (Fri)
Jan. 2 (Sat)
Jan. 3 (Sun)
Jan. 4 (Mon) Regular Schedule

Sonobe Tanikai Hospital TEL(0771)62-0515
Dec. 29 (Tue) Regular Schedule
Dec. 30 (Wed) 9:00AM-12:00PM:Regular Schedule Emergency Treatment: Other time on the left
Dec. 31 (Thu) 10:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Jan. 1 (Fri)
Jan. 2 (Sat)
Jan. 3 (Sun)
Jan. 4 (Mon) Regular Schedule
Contact: Healthcare Department TEL(0771)68-0016

2015-12-16 13:43 | 記事へ |

年末・年始に係る市営バスなどの運休について
2015年12月09日(水)
2015/12 #238
City/ On-Demand Bus Suspension during the Year-end and New Year Holidays

● Non-operating dates
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016
* If you wish to use the first on-demand bus (all the services in Hiyoshi area) on Monday, January 4, 2016, please be sure to complete a reservation by Monday, December 28. We appreciate for your cooperation and understanding.

◇ Phone: (0771) 68-0019

2015-12-09 13:54 | 記事へ |

年末・年始に係る閉庁・休業のおしらせ
2015/12 #238
Office Closure Notice During the Year-end and New Year Holidays
● City Hall ◇ Contact: General Affairs Division Phone: (0771) 68-0002
The city hall will be closed from Thursday, December 29, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016. During this period, the staff will be on day/night duty as regular holidays. Limited services will be provided.
●Social Educational Facilities / Social Gymnastic Facilities
◇ Contact: Social Education Division Phone: (0771) 68-0057
Facilities Closed dates
Sonobe Community Center, Yagi Community Center, Hiyoshi Town Lifelong Learning Center, Miyama Culture Hall Monday, December 28, 2015 to Monday, January 4, 2016
Chuo Library, Yagi Library, Hiyoshi Library, Miyama Library, City Museum of Culture Sunday, December 27, 2015 to Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Hiyoshi Town Folk Museum Sunday, December 27, 2015 to Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Public Gymnastic Facilities of Yagi, Hiyoshi and Miyama Monday, December 28, 2015 to Monday, January 4, 2016
Some facilities will be open on Tuesday, January 5. For details, please contact the facility.
Public and School Gymnastic Facilities in Sonobe Monday, December 28, 2015 to Monday, January 4, 2016. Also closed evenings (after 5 p.m.) during Sunday, December 20, 2015 to Friday, January 8, 2016.
School Gymnastic Facilities of Towns other than Sonobe Friday, December 25, 2015 to Thursday, January 7, 2016
● Nantan International Community House ◇ Contact: Nantan International Community House Phone: (0771) 63-1777
Sunday, December 27, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016.
● Sonobe Josei no Yakata (Women’s House) ◇ Contact: Sonobe Josei no Yakata Phone: (0771) 63-2986
Sunday, December 27, 2015 to Monday, January 4, 2016

2015-12-09 13:51 | 記事へ |

水道量水器の取り換えについて
2015年09月11日(金)
2015・9・11 #232

Replacement of Water Gauges

Water gauges must be replaced every eight years in order to comply with the Measurement Act.

This year, those gauges installed at users' properties which have been identified for replacement, will be replaced during the period September to December. Please accept the visit of a certified Nantan City water-service worker who will replace your gauge for free.

After replacement of the water gauge, the initial water flow may appear muddy or air may be emitted. Please let the water run for a while until it clears. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

◇ Contact info: Waterworks Division Phone: (0771) 68-0053

2015-09-11 15:46 | 記事へ |

年末年始の救急医療について
2014年12月25日(木)
Emergency Medical Service during Holiday Break

 The emergency medical facilities in Nantan City are Nantan Public Hospital and Sonobe Tanikai Hospital. In case you need to receive emergency care, please contact beforehand.
Nantan Public Hospital: TEL(0771)42-2510
Dec. 26(Fri) Regular Schedule
Dec. 27(Sat) Emergency
*Internal medicine specialists, pediatricians, ◾obstetricians and gynecologists, and surgeons will be in charge taking turns.
*Pediatric service will be open on December 30 and January 2 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.

Dec. 28 (Sun)
Dec. 29 (Mon)
Dec. 30 (Tue)
Dec. 31(Wed)
Jan. 1 (Thur)
Jan. 2 (Fri)
Jan. 3 (Sat)
Jan. 4 (Sun)
Jan. 5 (Mon) Regular Schedule

Sonobe Tanikai Hospital TEL(0771)62-0515
Dec. 26 (Fri) Regular Schedule
Dec. 27 (Sat) 9:00AM-12:00PM:Regular Schedule Emergency Treatment: Other time on the left
Dec. 28 (Sun) 9:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Dec. 29 (Mon) Regular Schedule
Dec. 30 (Tue) 9:00AM-12:00PM:Regular Schedule
Dec. 31 (Wed) 10:00AM-11:00AM Surgery
Jan. 1 (Thur)    〃     
Jan. 2 (Fri)     〃
Jan. 3 (Sat)     〃
Jan. 4 (Sun)     〃  
Jan. 5 (Mon) Regular Schedule
Contact: Healthcare Department TEL(0771)68-0016
 

2014-12-25 12:54 | 記事へ |

年末年始にかかる閉庁・休業のお知らせ
2014年12月24日(水)
Dec.12 #214
Office Closure Notice During the Year-end and New Year Holidays
● City Hall ◇ Contact: General Affairs Division Phone: (0771) 68-0002
The city hall will be closed from Saturday, December 27, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015. During this period, the staff will be on day/night duty as regular holidays. Limited services will be provided.

●Social Educational Facilities / Social Gymnastic Facilities
◇ Contact: Social Education Division Phone: (0771) 68-0057
Facilities Closed dates
Sonobe Community Center, Yagi Community Center, Hiyoshi Town Lifelong Learning Center, Miyama Culture Hall Sunday, December 28, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015
Chuo Library, Yagi Library, Hiyoshi Library, Miyama Library, City Museum of Culture Saturday, December 27, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015
Hiyoshi Town Folk Museum Saturday, December 27, 2014 to Thursday, January 8, 2015
Public Gymnastic Facilities of Yagi, Hiyoshi and Miyama Sunday, December 28, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015
Some facilities will be open on Monday, January 5. For details, please contact the facility.
Public and School Gymnastic Facilities in Sonobe Saturday, December 27, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015. Also closed evenings (after 5 p.m.) during Sunday, December 21, 2014 to Friday, January 9, 2015.
School Gymnastic Facilities of Towns other than Sonobe Thursday, December 25, 2014 to Wednesday, January 7, 2015
● Nantan International Community House ◇ Contact: Nantan International Community House Phone: (0771) 63-1777
Closed from Sunday, December 28, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015. The halls/ meeting rooms will be able to use until Saturday, December 27 this year.
*It will be open on Monday, January 5, 2015.
● Sonobe Josei no Yakata (Women’s House) ◇ Contact: Sonobe Josei no Yakata Phone: (0771) 63-2986
Closed from Saturday, December 27, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015.

2014-12-24 13:19 | 記事へ |

年末年始にかかる市営バス・デマンドバス運休のお知らせ
Dec.12 #214
City/ On-Demand Bus Suspension during the Year-end and New Year Holidays

● Non-operating dates
∙ City bus: Monday, December 29, 2014 to Saturday, January 3, 2015
∙ On-demand bus: Saturday, December 27, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015
* If you wish to use the first on-demand bus on Monday, January 5, 2015, please be sure to complete a reservation by Friday, December 26. We appreciate for your cooperation and understanding.

◇ Contact: Traffic Support Section Phone: (0771) 68-0003

2014-12-24 13:15 | 記事へ |

年末年始のごみ収集・し尿汲み取りなどのお知らせ
2014年11月28日(金)
Nov.28 #213
Garbage and Night Soil Collection during the Holidays

●Night Soil Collection
This year’s service ends on Friday, December 26. Next year’s service will start on Monday, January 5.
Please note: We might not able to collect if you make an appointment after Thursday, December 11. We will collect on the ordinary days and other days.
Contact: Night Soil Collection, Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association
TEL(0771) 42-5301
●Garbage Collection  
This year’s service ends on Friday, December 26. Next year’s service will start on Monday, January 5. We cannot accept a large amount of garbage at one time. Please make a plan early to take the trash out.
‹Combustible Waste Collection Dates during the Holidays›
‧Thursday, December 25 and Monday, January 5: Yagi-cho
‧Friday, December 26 and Tuesday, January 6:Sonobe-cho, Hiyoshi-cho, and Miyama-cho
(Contact:
Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association: TEL (0771)42-3425
●Bringing the Trash
We will accept the trash until Monday, December 29.
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM (Closed 12:00noon-1:00PM)
Please note: Trash over 50kg will be charged \350 per 10kg plus tax. Please contact us and tell us the type and weight of the trash before you bring in.

●Cremation
The service will be closed on Thursday, January 1, although appointments can be made.
Contact: Cremation, Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association
TEL(0771) 62-1571

◇Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association TEL (0771)42-3425
Environment Section, Nantan City TEL (0771) 68-0005

2014-11-28 16:01 | 記事へ |

Jアラートの訓練放送の実施について
2014年11月25日(火)
Nov 25 #212
Operation of J-ALERT Experimental Broadcast

The experimental broadcast will be operated by the nationwide instant warning system “J-ALERT” throughout the country. Please be aware that the broadcast comes over the outdoor loud-speaking slave station of disaster prevention administration radio and individual receivers set at each household in Nantan city.

●Experiment date: Friday, November 28th around 11:00 AM
*The experiment may be cancelled depending on the situation of nationwide disaster occurrence states or weather conditions.

●Broadcast contents :
・Notification sound
・ “Kore wa tesuto desu (This is a test).” …3 times
・ “Kochira wa nantan-shi desu (This is Nantan city).”
・Notification sound
*This broadcast will be played at top volume regardless of sound-volume setting of individual receivers.

Reference General Affairs Division TEL (0771) 68-0002

2014-11-25 16:10 | 記事へ |

緊急地震速報の訓練放送の実施について
2014年10月29日(水)
OCT 29 #211

Notification of Earthquake Early Warning Test Broadcast
On the coming “National Day for Preventing Tsunami and Other Disasters,” the National Early Warning System (J-Alert) will be tested by broadcasting the warning messages over the country. In Nantan City, the messages are transmitted from receivers installed in homes and outdoor public-address loudspeakers of the municipal radio communication system for disaster prevention.
• Testing date and time: Around 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 5, 2014
* The test may be cancelled depending on the nationwide situations of weather and real disaster occurrence.
• Messages broadcasted (in Japanese):
1) “Tadaima kara, kunren housou o okonaimasu (This is test broadcast).”
2) Alarm
3) “Kinkyu jishin sokuho. Dai jishin desu. Dai jishin desu.” (“Earthquake early warning. Major earthquake! Major earthquake!” will be repeated three times)
4) “Korede kunren housou o owarimasu (The test broadcast is over).”
* The messages are transmitted at the maximum volume level of the setting.

◇ Contact info: General Affairs Division Phone: (0771) 68-0002


2014-10-29 12:32 | 記事へ |

Health Consultation on Tuberculosis
2014年09月18日(木)
SEP.18 #208
結核健康相談のご案内
Health Consultation on Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (T.B.) is not a disease of the past. 20 to 30 people are diagnosed as T.B. per year in Nantan City and Funai-gun; approximately 80% of them are over 65 years old.

You would not develop T.B. immediately after inhalation of the T.B. bacteria but when your physical strength and immunity are weakened. Since T.B. symptoms are very similar to Flu, you may infect people around you without you knowing it while the symptoms get worse.

Please consult by all means at this opportunity early detection of T.B. (free of charge).

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:00AM-11:00AM
Place: Nantan Health Center in City Office
Eligibility:
(1) People who have ever been infected with T.B. before
(2) People whose family or neighbors have been infected with T.B.
(3) People who have diabetes, renal failure, pneumoconiosis, or gastric ulcer
(4) People who receive treatment of the suppression of immune system with adrenocortical hormone
Consultation: Doctor’s consultation on T.B. [X-ray examination if necessary].
Reservation: Please make a reservation by phone.
Contact: Nantan Health Center, TEL(0771)62−2979

2014-09-18 13:07 | 記事へ |

Disaster Relief Payment
2014年09月12日(金)
SEP 12 #208
Disster Relief Payment

To those who have been suffered by the typhoon 11th or the heavy rain of Aug 16, 2014, disaster relief money will be provided to support the reintegration of normal life.

Applicable Residents: Residents registered in the Nantan City’s Basic Residents Register (restricted to residents who are currently residing in Nantan City). The following rules will apply to residents (householders) who fall in to any of the categories listed below.

Categories of Damage and Disaster Relief Money Amount:
1. Total destruction of residence/residence washed away by floods……100,000 yen
2. Partial damage to residence……………50,000 yen
3. Residence flooded above floor level………….30,000 yen

*The state of damage will be documented on a Victim’s Certificate.

Application Procedure: Please submit a Disaster Relief Money Application Form (including a bank transfer request form) and Victim’s Certificate (copy accepted) to either the Social Welfare Department or the respective branch office of the Health and Welfare department.

Issuing Process: Contents of the application will be verified by the city council. If the application is accepted, the payment will be transferred to the bank account on the application form.

Contact: Social Welfare Department, TEL (0771) 68-0007


2014-09-12 16:58 | 記事へ |

Individual Consultation on Collagen Dise
2014年06月13日(金)
June 13 #202
If you have any concerns about collagen disease or any disturbing symptoms, pleaseJune 13 contact us (consultation is no charge).
●Date Thursday, July 3, 2014/ 1:00 – 5:00 PM
●Place Kameoka City General Office, Kyoto Prefecture
●Object Someone who is under medical care of the collagen disease or has following symptoms:
1) Fingers turning white with cold (Raynaud’s disease)
2) Fingers Arthritis / Arthralgia
3) Cutaneous hypersensitivity with the sun
4) Red eruption of the skin (butterfly patch),
5) Stiff finger skin
●Consultation Individual consultation with a medical specialist.
●Attending physician Dr. Mamoru Inoue, Physician, Japanese Red Cross Society Kyoto Daini Hospital
●Reservation Up to 6 people (Note: You may not be able to make a reservation depending on the situation.)

◇Contact: Nantan Health Center
TEL (0771) 62-2979

2014-06-13 12:54 | 記事へ |

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
#202
Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination

Schedule for Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
Eligible person Standard age for vaccination Frequency of vaccination
First term Children 3 years to 7 years and 5 months of age 3 years of age First two times:
Twice with an interval of 6 to 28 days
4 years of age Third time: 1 year after the first two times
Second term Children 9 to 12 years of age 9 years of age Once (*1 and 2)
*1 Children of 9 to 12 years old are eligible to the special measure. Please see the note below.
*2 When persons who are 10 years of age or older of age get vaccinated, please first consult with a cooperating medical institution or our Health and Medical Division to fill in a pre-examination questionnaire.

[Note to the eligible for the special measure]
The Japanese encephalitis vaccination was not actively promoted from 2005 to 2009 because serious side effect case was reported in 2005. Persons who were born in the period from April 2, 1995 to April 1, 2007 are eligible to get vaccinated for free of charge (paid by public expense) until 20 years of age.

* Please check your vaccination history (how many times you have had vaccination so far) recorded in your mother-child notebook before vaccination. We individually give notice to those who have not yet had vaccination and are eligible to the special measure. Please consult with us if you have any questions, recently moved to Nantan City, or wish to get vaccinated at a medical institution that is not listed below.

Medical Institutions for Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination (Cooperating with Nantan City)
Medical Institutions Phone Number Medical Institutions Phone Number
Kawanishi Clinic (0771) 62-0139 Yamada Clinic (0771) 42-2306
Takaya Children Clinic (0771) 68-1155 Fujioka Gokasho Clinic (0771) 73-0203
Yoshida Clinic for Pediatrics & Internal Medicine (0771) 63-1458 Miyama Clinic (0771) 75-1113
Nantan General Hospital (0771) 42-2510 Miyama Forestry Health Center (0771) 76-0201
Yoshida Clinic (for elementary school children and older) (0771) 72-0022 Nishida Clinic (for elementary schoolchildren and older) (0771) 68-1105
* Please contact in office hours (preferably morning) for making an appointment.

◇ Contact info: Health and Medical Division Phone: (0771) 68-0016

2014-06-13 12:35 | 記事へ |

Measles is going around
2014年02月28日(金)
Feb.28.#195

Since the end of last year, the number of individuals affected by measles has been increasing. Measles is transmitted through the air and inter-individual contacts. After having symptoms similar to the ones of a common cold for a few days, the infected person will have a high fever and rashes develop. If such measles-like symptoms are observed, please contact a medical institution and consult with a doctor. Measles has an extremely high infectability. Vaccination is effective for prevention. When the age of your child reached to the qualifying age of vaccination, please get him/her vaccinated as soon as possible.

Persons eligible for routine measles-rubella vaccination


First Term : Babies 12 to 24 months of age (until 2days before the second birthday)

Second Term: The year of finishing kindergarten

Note: The vaccination term ends on March 31, 2014.

Anyone who has never been affected by measles but has never got vaccinated can get vaccinated at his/her own expense. 19 years or older of age Nantan City residents who wish to become pregnant or whose spouses are pregnant can apply for the financial aid for the measles-rubella vaccination until March 31, 2014. Please contact us for more information.

◇ Contact info: Health and Medical Division Phone: 0771 68 0016

2014-02-28 12:52 | 記事へ |

Emergency Medical Service during Holiday
2013年12月25日(水)
Dec 25 #191
Emergency Medical Service during Holiday Break

 The emergency medical facilities in Nantan City are Nantan Public Hospital and Sonobe Tanikai Hospital. In case you need to receive emergency care, please contact beforehand.


Nantan Public Hospital: TEL(0771)42-2510
Dec. 27 (Fri) Regular Schedule

Emergency *Internal medicine specialists, pediatricians, ◾obstetricians and gynecologists, and surgeons will be in charge taking turns.
*Pediatric service will be open on December 31 and January 3 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.
Dec. 28 (Sat)
Dec. 29 (Sun)
Dec. 30 (Mon)
Dec. 31 (Tue)
Jan. 1 (Wed)
Jan. 2 (Thur)
Jan. 3 (Fri)
Jan. 4 (Sat)
Jan. 5 (Sun)

Jan. 6 (Mon) Regular Schedule

Sonobe Tanikai Hospital TEL(0771)62-0515
Dec. 27 (Fri) Regular Schedule
Dec. 28 (Sat) 9:00AM-12:00PM:Regular Schedule Dec. 29 (Sun) 9:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Dec. 30 (Mon) 9:00AM-12:00PM:Regular Schedule
Dec. 31 (Tue) 10:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Jan. 1 (Wed) 10:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Jan. 2 (Thur) 10:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Jan. 3 (Fri) 10:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Jan. 4 (Sat) 9:00AM-12:00PM:Regular Schedule
Jan. 5 (Sun) 9:00AM-11:00AM:Surgery
Jan. 6 (Mon) Regular Schedule
Emergency Treatment: Other time on the left


Contact: Healthcare Department TEL(0771)68-0016

2013-12-25 15:56 | 記事へ |

Counseling for Connective Tissue Disease
2013年12月13日(金)
Dec 13 #190
 Counseling for Connective Tissue Disease

If you have connective tissue disease, it is important to get appropriate treatment and get along with the disease. If you have any concerns, please feel free to receive counseling.

Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Time: 1:00PM to 4:30PM
Location: Kameoka-city General Office Content: Free counseling by specialist
Candidates: Those who are receiving treatment of connection tissue disease, or who have the following symptoms:
1. Paling fingers by cold stimulation (Raynaud phenomenon)
2. Arthritis of fingers
3. Hypersensitization of the skin by sunlight
4. Rash on cheeks (butterfly rash)
5. Finger skins stiffen
Attending physician: Mamoru Inoue, M.D. Department of Metabolism, Kidney, and Rheumatism Internal Medicine, Kyoto Second Red Cross Hospital
Appointment limit: 6 people *Appointment needed. We may decline your appointment depending on the situation.
Contact: Nantan Public Health Center Healthcare Office Tel: (0771) 62-2979

2013-12-13 15:55 | 記事へ |

City/ Demand Bus Suspension during Holid
Dec 13 #190
City/ Demand Bus Suspension during Holiday Break

There will be no City bus or Demand bus operation for new-year holiday season, from December 28 to January 8. We appreciate for your cooperation and understanding.
In regard to the reservation of the Demand bus, please make reservations by December 27 if you need to reserve the first bus on January 6, 2014.

Contact: Traffic Management Office
Tel(0771)68-0003

2013-12-13 15:54 | 記事へ |

Holiday Office Closure Notice
Dec 13 #190
Holiday Office Closure Notice

●City Office 
◇Contact: General Affairs Section tel. (0771) 68 - 0002
 The city office will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 through Sunday, Jan.5, 2014. During the closure, the staff will be on day/night duty as regular holidays. Thank you for your cooperation.

●Social Educational Facilities / Social Gymnastic Facilities 
◇Contact: Social Education Section tel. (0771) 68 - 0057

Facility Name
・Sonobe Community Center
・Yagi Community Center
・Hiyoshi Life Long Learning Support Center
・Miyama Cultural Center
New Year’s Holiday
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 to Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014
・Central Library ・Yagi Library
・Hiyoshi Library ・Miyama Library
・Cultural Museum Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 to Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
・Hiyoshi Hometown Museum
New Year’s Holiday
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 to Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014
・Social Gymnastic Facilities
New Year’s Holiday
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013to Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014
*The gymnastic facilities managed by Sonobe Marine Center will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 to Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 during night time (after 5 p.m.).
・School Gymnastic Facilities in Sonobe
New Year’s Holiday
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 to Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
The facilities will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 to Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 during night time (after 5 p.m.).
・School Gymnastic Facilities in outside Sonobe Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 to Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

●International Exchange Hall
◇Contact: Nantan-city International Exchange Hall tel. (0771) 63 -1777
Nantan-city International Exchange Hall will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 through Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. It is until Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 to be able to use the hall / meeting rooms within the year.

●Sonobe Female Hall
◇Reference Sonobe Female Hall tel. (0771) 63 - 2986
Sonobe Female Hall will be closed From Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 – Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

2013-12-13 15:46 | 記事へ |

Garbage and Night Soil Collection during
Dec 13 #190
Garbage and Night Soil Collection during the Holidays

●Night Soil Collection
This year’s service ends on Friday, December 27. Next year’s service will start on Monday, January 6.
Please note: We might not able to collect if you make an appointment after Wednesday, December 11. We will collect on the ordinary days and other days.
Contact: Night Soil Collection, Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association
TEL(0771) 42-5301
●Garbage Collection  
This year’s service ends on Friday, December 27. Next year’s service will start on Monday, January 6. We cannot accept a large amount of garbage at one time. Please make a plan early to take the trash out.
‹Combustible Waste Collection Dates during the Holidays›
‧Friday, December 27 and Tuesday, January 7: Sonobe-cho, Hiyoshi-cho, Miyama-cho
‧Thursday, December 26 and Monday, January 6: Yagi-cho
(Contact: Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association: TEL (0771)42-3425
●Bringing the Trash
We will accept the trash until Saturday, December 28.
Time: 9:00AM-4:00PM (Closed 12:00noon-1:00PM)
Please note: Trash over 50kg will be charged \350 per 10kg plus tax. Please contact us and tell us the type and weight of the trash before you bring in.

●Cremation
The service will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, although appointments can be made.
Contact: Cremation, Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association
TEL(0771) 62-1571

◇Funai-gun Sanitary Management Association TEL (0771)42-3425
Environment Section, Nantan City TEL (0771) 68-0005

2013-12-13 15:42 | 記事へ |

Flu vaccination for Elderly (Additional
2013年10月29日(火)
Oct25 #186

Flu vaccination for Elderly (Additional Medical Facilities)

Additional medical institution where Flu vaccination is available for citizens over the age of 65.
(Please look at Nantan News for more information)
Medical institution: Nishida Clinic
Address: 3−3 Misono-cho, Sonobe-cho
TEL:(0771)68−1105
Monday-Saturday

Contact: Health section  TEL(0771)68−0016

2013-10-29 13:41 | 記事へ |

Subsidized Project for Rubella Vaccinati
Oct25 #186

Subsidized Project for Rubella Vaccination

We were short of Rubella (Rubella,Measles)vaccine,but it will be available soon (in October).
●Eligible applicants: Registered citizens over 19 years old who are expecting to be pregnant or her spouse.
●Types of vaccination: Measles and Rubella(MR),Rubella(R)
●Period: June 1 2013 to March 31,2014
●Application Deadline: Mar 31,2014
●Subsidy for each vaccination: (MR)vaccination:\6,000.
(R)vaccination:\4,000
※ Vaccination is provided only once for each person, and when the cost of vaccination is below subsidy, the lower cost will be subsidized.
If your household is on welfare, all payments will be covered.
※  If you have any questions(application procedures, application forms, etc.), please contact the Health Section in Nantan City.
◇contact: Health section  TEL(0771)68−0016

2013-10-29 13:40 | 記事へ |

The Loan System of the Life Welfare Fund
Oct25 #186

The Loan System of the Life Welfare Fund for the Typhoon 18 Victims

Household with low-income, or with elderly or disabled persons who are afflicted by typhoon 18 can use this loan system on condition that it needs any funds to rebuild the life.

Example Covered: The purchase of minimum necessary household goods or rebuilding the damaged house.
※ Please contact the receptionist below for any questions.
Available fund system: @ Welfare fund ( disaster protection fund)
A Urgent pretty cash funds
B Others
※In the case of the loan, taking inspection is required and it takes certain amount of time.
 Contact details Nantan city social welfare council

TEL: Sonobe branch (0771)62-4125 Yagi branch (0771) 42-5480
Hiyoshi branch(0771)72-0947 Miyama branch(0771)75-0020

2013-10-29 13:37 | 記事へ |

Local Support Project for the Rebuilding
Oct 25 #186

Local Support Project for the Rebuilding of Victims Houses - Information.

As far as possible in order to return to a stable livelihood at the earliest opportunity aid will be granted to meet the expenses for the reconstruction of residences afflicted by typhoon number 18.

Applicable to:
1. People residing in Nantan City, and whose homes have been partially damaged or have been affected by above the floor flooding.

2. Residents who will reconstruct /repair residences or purchase/rent a new home within Nantan City.
*Amount of aid payable is not linked to income.

Applicable for: Complete destruction, large scale damage, partial damage and above the floor flooding etc (please contact us for detailed information)

Expenses eligible for: The rebuilding of damaged homes (reconstruction, purchase of a new home, repairs etc) Expenses for the demolition of affected homes

Amount of aid: One thirds of expenses (1/3)

Minimum aid amount: 500,000 yen and up for reconstruction, purchase of a new home or repairs. On a basic calculation (on 1/3 of expenses) even if the calculated sum is less than 500,000 yen a grant of 500,000 yen will be issued. However, if the expenses applied for are less than 500,000 yen, only the requested amount will be issued.

Maximum aid amount:
Total destruction…. 3,000,000 yen

Large scale destruction……2,500,000 yen

Partial damage……. 1,500,000 yen
Slight damage/Flooding above floor level…….500,000 yen
*In the case of partial damage, slight damage and flooding above floor level rental expenses are not covered

How to apply: Please submit the following to the Social Welfare department or the respective branch office of the Health and Welfare department.

(1) Nantan City support project subsidy grant application for the rebuilding of victims houses
(2) Victim’s certificate - (copy acceptable)
(3) Documentation to validate the amount of expenses that you are applying for

Application period: Applications will be accepted from Friday 01/11/2013

Grant application deadline……30/09/2016

Completion of results report deadline……31/10/2016

Others. Even if construction work has already begun or has already been completed since the day of the typhoon and before the opening day for applications, aid can still be applied for on the provision that a description of work undertaken, costs involved and the damage situation at the time can be verified.

*Please contact us for further details

Contact: Social Welfare department. TEL (0771) 68-0007

2013-10-29 13:36 | 記事へ |

Disaster Support Fund - Information
Oct 25 #186

To enable residents (householders) who were afflicted by typhoon number 18 to help rebuild their lives, Disaster Support Fund loans are available.

Disaster protection funds - maximum loan amount

1. In the case of the householder suffering injury for the greater part of more than 1 month:
A. The injury in question only ......1,500,000 yen
B. Damage to more than a third of household effects.....2,500,000 yen
C. Partial damage of residence....2,700,000 yen
D. Total destruction of residence ......3,500,000 yen

2. In the case of the householder not suffering from injury for the greater part of more than 1 month:

A. Damage to more than a third of household effects.....1,500,000 yen
B. Partial damage of residence......1,700,000 yen
C. Total destruction of residence......2,500,000 yen
D. Total destruction of residence or residence washed away by floods......3,500,000 yen

Repayment term: 10 years (deferred for the first 3 years)

Repayment method: Equal monthly payments with interest (early repayment possible) Payment by annual installments (or half yearly installments)

Interest rates: During deferment period: Interest free. After expiration of repayment period: 3% annually (except in the case of arrears)

Others: Loan amounts dependent on income. Joint guarantor required

*For details please contact the Social Welfare department: TEL (0771)68-000

2013-10-29 13:33 | 記事へ |

Disaster Relief Payment-Information
2013年10月25日(金)
oct25 #186

To those residents who have been affected by the typhoon number 18, disaster relief money will be provided to support the reintegration of normal life.

Applicable residents: Residents who are registered in the Nantan City’s basic resident register (restricted to residents who are currently residing in Nantan City). The following rules will apply to residents (householders) who fall in to any of the categories listed below.

Categories of damage:
1. Total destruction of residence/residence washed away by floods
2. Partial damage to residence
3. Residence flooded above floor level
*The state of damage will be documented on an Victim’s Certificate.

Disaster Relief Money Amount:
1. Total destruction of residence/ washed away by floods.....100,000 yen
2. Partial damage to residence.......50,000 yen
3. Residence flooded above floor level......30,000 yen

Application Procedure: Please submit a Disaster Relief Money Application (which contains a bank transfer request form) and Victim’s Certificate (copy accepted) to either the Social Welfare department or the respective branch office of the Health and Welfare department.

Application Period: Applications will be accepted from Monday 21/10/2013.

Issuing Process: Contents of the application will be verified by the city
council. If the application is accepted, the payment will be transferred to the bank account entered on the application form.
Contact: Social Welfare Department, TEL (0771) 68-0007

2013-10-25 13:25 | 記事へ |

Information about Flu Vaccination for
2013年09月27日(金)
Sep 27 #185
Information about Flu Vaccination for the Elderly
Flue vaccination for the elderly will be carried out at public expense. (Partly individual pay) Please pay attention to the following and get the vaccination at the medical institutions referred to below.
●Eligible applicants: Those who have an address in Nantan city and satisfy the conditions for either @orA
@People over 65 years who hope to get a vaccination .
APeople 60 to 65 years who hope to get a vaccination and have health problems relating to the heart, kidney, respiratory function, or immunity functions because of HIV
※The cost of vaccination is 1000 yen per person once during each fiscal year. 
●For application: Please apply directly to the following medical institutions from Oct1(Sat) to Dec 19 (Mon)
※If, for any particular reason, you hope to get vaccinated at any medical institutions other than the following, (e.g. you are being treated at a hospital outside of Nantan City), some medical institutions cannot give vaccination at public expense. Please contact the Health Section in Nantan City.
●Period:Oct11(Fri)〜Dec27(Fri).
※The consultation day is different in each medical institution, so please contact them beforehand.
●Cost Exemption: If your household is on welfare, you don't have to pay for the vaccination. Please apply for vaccination at the Health Section before you get vaccinated.
●The Medical Institutions
Kawanishi Clinic Tel:62-0139 Gennno Otolaryngological Clinic Tel:68-1313
Sonobe Tannikai Hospital Tel:62-0515 Takaya Children’s Hospital Tel:68-1155
Tomii Physician’s Hospital Tel:68-2550 Nitan Doctor’s Office Tel:62-0234
Hirono Doctor,s Office Tel:62-0218 Minami-Hatta Clinic Tel:65-0048
Yoshida Children’s &Physician’s Hospital Tel:63-1458
Sakai Physician’s Office Tel:42-2531 Yamada Doctor’s Office Tel:42-2306
Kimura Clinic Tel:43-0860 Nantan Public Hospital Tel:42-2510
Yoshida Doctor’s Office Tel:72-0022 Sano Clinic in GomaTel:74-0022
Fujioka-Gokasho Clinic Tel:73-0203 Fujioka-Gokasho-daini clinic Tel:72-1014
Meiji Int’l Medical Hospital Tel:72-1221 Miyama Clinic Tel:751113
Miyajima Clinic Tel:75-0272 Miyama Rinken Center Clinic Tel:76-0201
※As the number of vaccines is limited, sometimes you may not get vaccination.
◇Contact:Health Section Tel:[0771]68-0016

2013-09-27 14:23 | 記事へ |

Cancellation of Comprehensive Disaster-P
Sep 27 #185
Cancellation of Comprehensive Disaster-Preparedness Drills


Due to the damage control of the Typhoon 18, all the comprehensive disaster- preparedness drills will be cancelled including Section 1 (Evacuation and local information transmission drills), Section 2 (Local disaster prevention advancement drills), and Section3 (Earthquake disaster field measure drills and nuclear disaster evacuation drills).


◇Contact: Department of General Affairs TEL(0771)68-0002

2013-09-27 13:42 | 記事へ |

Health Consultation after Disaster
Sep 27 #185 Health Consultation after Disaster


Health counseling or home visit by health nurse will be provided for those who have physical or mental disorder due to the damage caused by the typhoon. Please apply by visiting the Department of Health Care or contacting the number below from 8:30am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.
●Location: Department of Health Care

◇TEL(0771)68-0016

2013-09-27 13:39 | 記事へ |

Damage Situation in Nantan City
Sep 27 #185
Damage Situation in Nantan City(Quick Estimation)

・Total amount of rainfall 312mm
・Number of inundation under floor level 284、Number of inundation above floor level 161、Number of complete collapse 9
・Number of evacuation centers opened 51, Number of evacuees 942
・Number of damaged roads and rivers 157; Estimate damage \620,000,000
・Susupension of water supply: 5 area
・Number of damaged agricultural lands and facilities 104; Estimate damage \180,000,000
・Number of damaged forest roads 10; Estimate damage \29,000,000
・Number of damaged parks 4; Estimate damage \190,000,000

※*Consultation desks have been opened at main office and branch.
Please contact the number below regarding disposal of disaster waste, sterilization, victim’s certificate, etc.
場 所Location 電話番号Phone Number
市役所City Hall 0771-68-0002(内線Extention1002)
八木支所 Yagi Branch 0771-42-2300(または0771-68-0020)
日吉支所 Hiyoshi Branch 0771-68-0030
美山支所 Miyama Branch 0771-68-0040

2013-09-27 13:10 | 記事へ |

Medical Checkup of Osteoporosis
2013年09月13日(金)
Sep 13 #184
Medical Checkup of Osteoporosis

“Osteoporosis” is a state in which the risk of fracture is higher as bone becomes brittle and bone mass decreased. As there is no subjective symptoms, it is hard to notice. Through a medical checkup you may aware of your bone mass. It also leads to improve a lifestyle and to prevent the need of nursing care state in the future. Don’t miss this opportunity to have medical checkup which helps you prevent osteoporosis. (Free of charge)
●Applicable: Woman up to 20 to 74 years old 74 years old and has a resident card in Nantan
●Time and Place:
October 30(Wed) 1:00pm〜 3:00pm Yagi Health & Welfare Center
November7(Thur)9:00am〜11:00am&1:00pm〜3:00pm  
Sonobe Health&Welfare Center
November11(Mon)9:30〜11:00 Miyama Health&Welfare Center
         1:00pm〜3:00pm Hiyoshi Health & Welfare Center
 
●Contents: Interview, bone density measurement(measurement focuses ultrasonic waves to the heel bone)

◇Application Required: Apply to Medical Care Division by phone
(0771) 68-0016

2013-09-13 14:34 | 記事へ |

Health consultation about tuberculosi
Sep 13 #184
Health consultation about tuberculosis[TB]

TB is not a disease of the past. Still 30 to 40 people a year are taken TB
In the area of Nantan Health Center,and 80 % of them are over 65 years old.
If you breathe in TB bacteria, TB does not attack immediately.
When your immunity and physical strength are weaken,you may be attacked by TB.
TB symptoms are very similar to Flu, and so the symptoms may get worse without
you knowing it,and may infect people around you.Please cousalt all means at this opportutity so that you may detect TB early.[cost free]

● Date/Time: Oct.02(Wed) 10:00〜11:00 am
● Place: Nantan Health Center in City Office.
● Target: @ People who have ever been infected with TB before.
A People whose family or neighbors have been infected with TB
reacently.
      B Peaple who have diabetes, renal failure, pneumoconiosis, and
Gastric ulcer./ People who use adrenocortical hormone for medical
Treatment,etc.
● Details: Doctors consultation about TB.[X-ray examination if necessary]
● Application: Please make a phone call.
□ Application and Contact
Nantan Health Center : Tel (0771)62−2979 



2013-09-13 14:30 | 記事へ |

Individual Consultation for Collagen Dis
Ssp 13 #184

Individual Consultation for Collagen Disease

It is important for a collagen disease to get proper medical treatment.
Please feel free to contact us when you have any concern of treatment or symptoms of the disease. (Free of charge)
●Time: October 2(Wed) 1:00pm 〜 4:30
●Place: Nantan Health Center, Sonobe Government Building
●Applicable to: Those who are suffering and under treatment of collagen disease or those who have the following symptoms:
-Pallor of the fingers by cold stimulation (Reynaud's phenomenon)
- Arthritis, such as fingers, an arthritic pain
- Rash red cheeks, hypersensitive skin by sunlight (butterfly type erythema)
- Skin of fingers, etc. become hard.
●Contents: Individual consultation by a medical specialist
●Doctor in charge:

Dr. Mamoru Inoue (Metabolism, Kidney and Rheumatism Internal Medicine, Kyoto Second Red Cross Hospital)
●Capacity Six persons (reservation required)
◇Application and Inquiry: Nantan Health Center Tel:(0771)62-2979

2013-09-13 14:27 | 記事へ |

Comprehensive Disaster-Preparedness Dril
Sep 13 #184
Comprehensive Disaster-Preparedness Drills 2013(H.25)

Nantan city will conduct practical comprehensive disaster-preparedness drills, assuming an epicentral earthquake hit in Nanatan city in order to raise citizens’ awareness of disaster prevention and enhance cooperation with related disaster prevention organizations. The drills will be conducted at three locations: (1) evacuation drills at local districts, (2) disaster field measure drills at the main venue (Hiyoshi General Playground), and (3) local disaster prevention advancement drills held at each town other than Hiyoshi-cho.
We request active participation at each district’s drills.
In case of cancellation, the organizer will decide by 6am on the day and announce cancellation at 6:30 over the community wireless system and through CATV.
●Date Sunday, October 6, 2013 (No postponement for rain)
<Section 1: Evacuation Drills>
●Time 7-8AM ●Content of the Drill Evacuation drills to community centers
※Content may differ depending on your residing district.
※Siren may go off when the drills start at some districts. Please do not mistake the siren for fire.
<Section 2: Local Disaster Prevention Advancement Drills>
●Time 8AM-
●Content of the Drill Setting up and operating evacuation centers, wide-area evacuation/evacuation guidance, relief aid transportation, initial firefighting, meal preparation, etc.
●Location ・Sonobe-cho: Make Elementary School (Make District Participatory Drill)
・Yagi-cho: Shinjo Elementary School (Shinjo District Participatory Drill)
・Miyama-cho: Ono Elementary School (Ono District Participatory Drill)
<Section3: Disaster Field Measure Drill>
●Time 9:30AM-12:00PM ●Location  Hiyoshi General Playground
●Content of the Drills  Setting up and operating a disaster countermeasures office, damage situation assessment/ transmission, emergency reconstruction of public facilities, setting up and operating an evacuation center, setting up an emergency first-aid station, setting up and operating a daily commodity and relief aid reception station, setting up and operating a disaster volunteer center, meal preparation, evacuation public relations, evacuation and guidance drill, nuclear disaster evacuation reception/screening, relief aid transportation, emergency water supply drill, collapsed house saving training, emergency relief activities, treatment, emergency medical transport, initial firefighting, relief aid distribution, large-scale fire disaster countermeasure, disaster prevention enlightenment/exhibition/ experience, etc.
●Participating Organizations  Nantan city; Nantan Fire Company; Community Association and Self Disaster Prevention Association of each district of Nantan city; Kyoto Prefecture (Nantan Regional Development and Promotion Bureau, Nantan Civil Engineering Office, Nantan Health Center); Sonobe Fire Station the Kyoto Chubu Fire-Fighting Headquarters; Nantan Police Station; Nantan Public Hospital; Japan Ground Self-Defense Force the Seventh Infantry Regiment; Nantan Social Welfare Council; Water Agency Hiyoshi Dam Control Office; Nantan Women’s Network Conference; Meiji University of Integrative Medicine Hospital; Nantan Constructors Association; Nantan Plumbing Heating and Airconditioning Constructor's Association; Nantan Electrical Construction Association; Nantan Funai Self-Defence Fire Brigade Liaison Council; Funai Medical Association; Kyoto Agricultural Cooperatives; Kyoto Meteorological Observatory; West Japan Railway Company; The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated, Kyoto Branch; Non Profit Organization Komeri; Disaster Countermeasures Center; Kyoto College of Medical Science; Kyoto Association of Radiological Technologists

◇Contact General Affairs TEL(0771)68-0002

2013-09-13 14:18 | 記事へ |

Telephone Interruption To The City Offic
2013年01月25日(金)
Jan,25 #169 Telephone Interruption To The City Office

Telephone Interruption To The City Office Due To The Construction The phone to the city office may not be connected with the renovation of the information network system. When not connected, please dial the temporary phone number given below or wait until the construction is over. Thank you for your cooperation.
●Phone Interruption Time:  February 2 (Sat)  About 1 hour from noon
●Temporary Pone Number: (0771)62−3142
◇Contact: General Affairs Division Tel (0771)68−0002

2013-01-25 13:02 | 記事へ |

Mother and Child Health Program for Marc
2012年02月10日(金)
Feb 10, 2012 Issue #146

Details are as follows:
Mar 2 [Fri]: Late checkup for babies born in Apr 2011.
Mar 5 [Mon]: Maternity class for pregnant women.
Mar 9 [Fri]: Early checkup for babies born in Nov 2011.
Mar 14 [Wed]: Class on baby food for guardians [relevant for babies from 4 months to around 1 year old].
Mar 22 [Thur]: Checkup for children aged 3 years and 5 months [Children born between Aug 27 and Sept 30 2008.]
Mar 23 [Fri]: Checkup for 20 month-old children [Children born between June 22 and July 23 2010]
Mar 27 [Tue]: Health consultation for children aged 2 years and 5 months old.
※ We will mail you the checkup forms and guides separately.

●Venue: Sonobe Health and Welfare Center
[Exception: the class on baby food will be held at the Hiyoshi Health and Welfare Center]
□Contact: Health Section Tel: [0771]-68-0016

2012-02-10 14:31 | 記事へ |

Checkups for Nantan Residents in 2012
Feb.10,2012 issue#146
Specific checkups in Nantan started in 2008.The aim is to prevent life-style related diseases by early detection. Medical advice will be given based on the checkup results. Those who have taken up health insurance other than Nantan City's National Health Insurance should ask the relevant insurance company for details.

●How to apply:  
Please fill out the “Citizen Checkup Form” which will be sent to each family. Submit it to the Medical Section or the Health & Welfare Section of each branch by March 5 (Mon).

<Health Checkups>
・Metabolic Syndrome Prevention
Applicable to 20-39 year-old residents of Nantan City Cost: 500yen
・Specific Checkup
Applicable to those aged 40-75 (up till the day before the checkup). Also they need to have become members of Nantan City's National Health Insurance from April 1 to the day of the checkup.
Cost: Free for groups, 1,000yen for individuals
・Sukoyaka Checkup
Applicable to Nantan City residents who are over 75 Cost: Free
※Age: Refers to those who will reach the applicable age from April 1 to March 31, 2013.
※Those who become 75 years old on the day of the checkup should apply for the Sukoyaka Checkup.

<Checkups for Cancers & Tuberculosis>
・Checkups for Lung Cancer, TB and Colon Cancer
Applicable to those who are over 40 years old
Cost: 100 yen each
・Stomach Cancer
Applicable to those who are over 40 years old
Cost: 300 yen
・Prostate Cancer
Applicable to those who are over 55 years old
Cost: 100 yen
・Hepatitis Cancer
Applicable to those who are 40 years old
Cost: Free
・Breast Cancer (Visual inspection and palpation only)
Applicable to women aged 30-39 years old
Cost: Free
・Breast Cancer (・Visual inspection, palpation & mammography)
Applicable to those who are over 40 years old
Cost: 400yen
Frequency of checkup: Once every 2 years
・Uterine Cancer
Applicable to women who are over 20 years old
Cost: 500 yen (for both groups and individuals)
※Age: Refers to those who will reach the applicable age from April 1 to March 31, 2013.
※For those who are over 70 years old, all checkups are free.

<Free Screenings for Colon, Breast & Uterine Cancers>
There will be free cancer screenings in 2012 for certain groups. Screenings for colon cancer are available for those aged 40~60 years old. Breast cancer screenings are available for women aged 40~60 years old. Uterine cancer screenings are available for those aged 20~40 years old. All the screenings are available for those who have not undergone a screening in the past 5 years.

A coupon will be sent to those who are applicable for the free screenings by the end of April. Please make use of this opportunity to get a cancer screening.

・Colon & Breast Cancer
Applicable to those who were born in any of the following periods:
@ April 2, 1971〜April 1, 1972
A April 2, 1966〜April 1, 1967
B April 2, 1961〜April 1, 1962
C April 2, 1956〜April 1, 1957
D April 2, 1951〜April 1, 1952

・Uterine Cancer
Applicable to those who were born in any of the following periods:
@ April 2, 1991〜April 1, 1992
A April 2, 1986〜April 1, 1987
B April 2, 1981〜April 1, 1982
C April 2, 1976〜April 1, 1977
D April 2, 1971〜April 1, 1972

◇Inquiries: Medical Care Section Tel: (0771)-68-0016

2012-02-10 14:20 | 記事へ |
| 2011 |

Year-end & New Year's Emergency Medical
2011年12月22日(木)
December 22, 2011 #143
Year-end & New Year's Emergency Medical Care

For emergency medical care in Nantan City during the year-end and new year holidays, please go to Nantan Public Hospital or Sonobe Tanikai Hospital.
The procedure is as follows: ※When you need emergency medical care, please phone in advance. For more information, please contact the respective medical institutions.

●Nantan Public Hospital TEL(0771)42-2510
Dec. 28 (Wed.) Operations as per normal
Dec. 29 (Thurs)〜Jan. 3 (Tues) Emergency medical care only
Doctors from internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and the surgical department will take turns to provide emergency medical care.
On December 31, however, only pediatric and surgical doctors will provide medical care.  
Pediatrician:  9:00am 〜4:00pm
Surgeon:    9:00am 〜12:00 
Jan. 4 (Wed)  Operations as per normal

●Sonobe Tanikai Hospital TEL(0771)62-0515
Dec. 28 (Wed) & 29 (Thurs)  Operations as per normal
Dec. 30 (Fri) Medical services available only in the morning (9:00am〜12:00 noon)
Dec 31(Sat) 〜Jan. 3( Tues) Medical services available from 10:00〜11:00 Surgical doctors will provide medical care. 
Jan. 4 (Wed) Operations as per normal

2011-12-22 03:21 | 記事へ |

Mother and Child Health Program in Jan.
2011年12月09日(金)
Dec.9,2011 issue#142
Details are as follows.
Jan 06 [Fri]: Late checkup for babies born in Feb 2011.
Jan 13 [Fri]: Early checkup for babies born in Sep 2011.
Jan 18 [Wed]: Class on baby food (suitable for babies from 4 months to around 1 year old) for guardians
Jan 20 [Fri]: Checkup for 20 month-old children [children born between Apr 20 and May 16. 2010]
Jan 23 [Mon]: Maternity class for pregnant momen.
Jan 24 [Tue]: Health consultation for children aged 2 years and 5 months old [children born between July 6 and Aug 5 2009.]
Jan 26 (Thur): Checkup for children aged 3 years and 5 months old [children born between July 2 and July 27 2008.]
●Place :Sonobe Health and Welfare Center [Exception: The class on baby food will be held in the Hiyoshi Health and Welfare Center.]
※We will mail you the checkup forms and guides separately.
◇Contact: Health section Tel [0771]-68-0016.

2011-12-09 16:25 | 記事へ |

Vaccination against Measles & Rubella
Dec.9,2011 issue#142
If you haven't had a vaccination for M.R, please get it this winter vacation.
● Who can get vaccinations?
@ Babies from 1 to 2 years old
Let's ensure our children are vaccinated as soon as possible after they turn one year old.
A Children born between Apr 2 2005 and Apr 1 2006.
Please get vaccinated by Mar 31 2012.
B Junior high school students in the 7th grade or those of the same age.
Please get vaccinated by Mar 31 2012.
C High school sophomores or those of the same age
High school seniors or those of the same age.
Please get vaccinated by Mar 31 2012.
You can get vaccinated even after graduating from senior high school.
※You may get your vaccination only once.
◇Contact: Health section Tel 0771-68-0016

2011-12-09 16:19 | 記事へ |
| 2011 |

City OfficeYear-End & New Year holidays
Dec.9,2011 issue#142
●City Office ◇Contact: General Affairs Section Tel (0771)68-0002
The city office will be closed for 4 days from December 29 2011 (Thursday) to January 4 2012 (Tuesday). Both the day and night watch staff will be on duty while the office is closed.
●Holidays for Social Education & Gymnastic Facilities ◇Contact: Social Education Section Tel (0771)68-0057
・Sonobe Community Hall, Yagi Community Hall, Hiyoshi Lifelong Learning Center Miyama Cultural Hall Dec. 28, 2011 (Wed) 〜 Jan. 4, 2012 (Wed)           
・Central Library, Yagi Library, Hiyoshi Library, Miyama Library, Cutural Museum     Dec. 26, 2011 (Mon) 〜 Jan. 5, 2012 (Thurs)
・Hiyoshi Folk Museum Dec. 27, 2011 (Tues) 〜 Jan. 5, 2012 (Thurs)
・Social Gymnastic Facilities Dec. 28, 2011 (Wed) 〜 Jan. 4, 2012 (Wed) 
※Hiyoshi Heart Peer will be closed from Dec. 27. Facilities in Yagi will be closed until Jan. 5, 2012. The facilities managed by Sonobe Kaiyo Center will be closed at night (after 5pm) from Dec. 24, 2011 (Sat) to Jan. 8, 2012 (Sun)
・School Gymnastic Facilities in Sonobe Town Dec. 25, 2011 (Sun) 〜 Jan. 7, 2012 (Sat)
※The Nantan City International Exchange Center will be closed from Dec. 28 (Wed) to Jan. 3 (Tues), 2012. The halls and conference rooms for public use will be closed from Dec. 28, (Tues) 2011.
◇Contact for Nantan City International Exchange Center Tel (0771)63-1777

2011-12-09 16:16 | 記事へ |
| 2011 |

Flu Vaccination for the Elderly
2011年09月22日(木)
Sept.22, 2011 issue #137
Flue vaccination for the elderly will be carried out. Your can get a subsidized vaccination.
Please pay attention to the following and get your vaccination at the medical institutions referred to below. [The cost of each vaccination is 1000 yen.]
●Eligible applicants: Those who have an address in Nantan city and satisfy the conditions for either @orA
@People over 65 years who hope to get a vaccination .
APeople 60 to 65 years who hope to get a vaccination and have health problems relating to the heart, kidney, respiratory function, or immunity functions because of HIV.[disability card or doctor's statements are needed]
●Period:Oct14[Fri]〜Dec28[Wed]. [The consultation day is different in each medical institution, so please contact them beforehand]
●For application: Please apply directly to the following medical institutions from Oct1[Sat] to Dec 19 [Mon]

※If, for any particular reason, you hope to get vaccinated at any medical institutions other than the following,
[e.g. you are being treated at a hospital outside of Nantan City], please contact the Health Section in Nantan City.
●Cost Exemption: If your household is on welfare, you don't have to pay for the vaccination.
Please inform the Health Section before you get vaccinated.
●The Medical Institutions
Kawanishi Clinic Tel:62-0139 Gennno Otolaryngological Clinic Tel:68-1313
Sonobe Tannikai Hospital Tel:62-0515 Takaya Children’s Hospital Tel:68-1152
Tomii Physician’s Hospital Tel:68-2550 Nitan Doctor’s Office Tel:62-0234
Hirono Doctor,s Office Tel:62-0218 Minami-Hatta Clinic Tel:65-0048
Yoshida Children’s &Physician’s Hospital Tel:63-1458
Sakai Physician’s Office Tel:42-2531 Yamada Doctor’s Office Tel:42-2306
Kimura Clinic Tel:43-0860 Nantan Public Hospital Tel:42-2510
Yoshida Doctor’s Office Tel:72-0022 Sano Clinic in Goma Tel: 74-0022 Fujioka-Gokasho Clinic Tel:73-0203 Fujioka-Gokasho-daini clinic Tel:72-1014
Meiji Int’l Medical Hospital Tel:72-1221 Miyama Clinic Tel:751113
Miyajima Clinic Tel:75-0272 Miyama Rinken Center Clinic Tel:76-0201
□Contact:Health Section Tel:[0771]68-0016

2011-09-22 13:33 | 記事へ |
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Change in Child Allowance Starts on 10/1
Sept.22,2011 issue #137
●Changes in monthly allowance (From Oct. 2011 to March 2012)
 ・Age 0 to 3 years
15,000 yen (uniform)
・Age 3 to the end of elementary school 10,000 yen (15,000 yen after the third child)
・Junior high school student 10,000 yen (uniform)
※The allowance for October to January will be paid in Feb. 20l2 and the allowance for Jan. & Feb. will be paid in June, 2012.
●Changes in recipient of allowance
・A child who is abroad cannot receive the allowance. (excluding those studying abroad)
・When a child is in a nursing institution, the allowance is paid to the manager of the institute.
・When the parents of a child are separated, the allowance is paid to the parent living with the child. (excluding single parents)
●Other details
・There is no income limit.
・Those who have been receiving the allowance must send in an application to continue receiving it. For more details,
please refer to the October issue of “Oshirase Nantan.”
◇Inquiries: Parenting Supporting Section Tel. (0771)68-0017

2011-09-22 13:29 | 記事へ |
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Mother and child health program in Oct
2011年09月09日(金)
Sept.9,2011 issue 136
Details of the health programs in October is as follow.
Oct.07[Fri] Late checkup for babies born in November.2010
Oct.14{Fri} Early checkup for babies born in June 2011.
Oct.18[Tue] Class on baby food for babies aged 5 months to around 1 year old and guardians.
Oct.20[Thurs] Checkup for 20 month-old children born in January 2010.
Oct.21[Fri] Checkup for children aged 3 years and 5 months old . [children born between
Mar31 and Apr21 2008]
Oct.25[Tue] Health consultation for children aged 2 years and 5 months old [children born in April 2009]
Place : Sonobe Health and Welfare Center.
※We will mail checkup forms and guides to you separately.
Contact : Health Section Tel [0771]-68- 0016


2011-09-09 17:03 | 記事へ |
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Health consultation for children
Sept.9,2011 issue 136
Information about tuberculosis[T.B] health counseling.
T.B is not a disease of the past. Old people,especially, have likely been infected with T.B when they were young,and they may get sick when their strength and immunity weaken. T.B symptoms are similar to flu and so
the symptoms may get worse without you knowing it. As a result, you may infect people around you.
We are carrying out a T.B prevention service in the Nantan Health Center. Details are as follow [you need
to make an appointment,and cost free]
●Date/Time Oct.05[Wed] 10:00〜11:00am
●Place Nantan Health Center
●Target @ People who have ever been infected with T.B before.
A People whose family or neighbors have been infected with T.B recently.
B People who are susceptible to T.B [ People who have diabetes,renal failure,pneumoconiosis.
and gastric ulcer./ People who use adrenocortical hormone for medical treatment etc]
●Details Doctor,s consultation.about T.B .[X-ray examination if necessary]
□Application and contact
Nantan Health Center:Tel [0771] 62- 2979
要約 南丹保健所では結核の無料健康相談をしています。
「なんたんほけんじょではけっかくのむりょうのけんこうそうだんをしています」

2011-09-09 16:52 | 記事へ |
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Subsidy for Cervical Cancer Vaccination
2011年08月26日(金)
Aug.26, 2011 issue#135
Subsidy for Cervical Cancer Vaccination
The vaccine for cervical cancer was secured and vaccination has started. All the vaccinations for this year are subsidized by public expenditure. The vaccination has to be given three times. Those who want to have the vaccination, please get the first vaccination by September 30. Otherwise, you won’t be able to complete the full course of the vaccination by the end of this fiscal year, which is when the subsidy period ends. (The last vaccination is given six months after the first one has been administered.)
●Applicable to :
・Girls registered to be residing in Nantan City, from the first grade of junior high school to the first grade of senior high school. (Birth Dates from April 2, 1995 to April 1, 1999)
・Girls registered to be residing in Nantan City, and currently in the second grade of senior high school, with the first vaccination completed by September 30. (Birth Dates from April 2, 1994 to April 1, 1998)
●Deadline for subsidy: March, 31, 2012
●You can have the vaccination at the following medical institutions by making an appointment:
Nantan Hospital (42-2510) Sonobe Tannikai Hospital (62-0515)
Kimura Clinic (43-0860) Meiji Int’l Medical Hospital (72-1221)
Yamada Doctor’s Office ( 42-2306) Fijioka Gokasho Clinic (73-0203)
Yoshida Pediatrics & Internal Medicine (63-1458) Miyama Clinic (75-1113)
Takaya Children's Clinic (68-1156) Miyama Rinken Center (76-0201)
Kawanishi Clinic (62-0139)
 ◇Inquiry
  Those who want to get the vaccination at institutions other than the above, please contact the following:
Health Section Tel (0771)68-0016

2011-08-26 13:55 | 記事へ |
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Childcare Allowance Recipients
Aug.26,2011 issue#135
Recipients of the Special Childcare Allowance, have you submitted your latest income report?
Recipients of the special childcare allowance are required to submit their latest income report once a year. The income report is used to determine if they can continue to receive the allowances. A new certificate will be issued to qualified recipients. Please note that delayed submission of the income report will result in a delay in the receipt of the allowance. The documents necessary for the report (dated August 9) have been mailed to the current recipients.

●Applicable to : Those who are fostering a child/children (under the age of 20) with a moderate/serious physical /mental disability.

●Please submit your report to the following address by August 31. Those who do not submit their income report for two years will no longer be eligible for the allowance.
◇Contact Social Welfare Section  Tel.(0771)68-0007
Health & Welfare Section of Each Branch
Yagi (0771)68-0022
Hiyoshi (0771)68-0032
Miyama (0771)68-0041

2011-08-26 13:53 | 記事へ |
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Recipients of Disability Allowance
Aug.26, 2011 issue#135
Recipients of Special Disability Allowance and other allowances, have you submitted your latest income report?
Those who are receiving special disability allowance, welfare allowance for disabled children and transitional welfare allowance are required to submit their latest income report once a year. The income report is used to determine if they can continue to receive the allowances. Please note that delayed submission of the income report will result in a delay in the receipt of the allowance. The documents necessary for the report (dated August 9) have been mailed to the current recipients.

●Please submit your report to the following address by September 12. Those who do not submit their income report for two years will no longer be eligible for the allowance.
◇Contact Social Welfare Section  Tel.(0771)68-0007
Health & Welfare Section of Each Branch
Yagi (0771)68-0022
Hiyoshi (0771)68-0032,
Miyama (0771)68-0041

2011-08-26 13:46 | 記事へ |
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Japanese class for foreigners
2011年08月12日(金)
Japanese classes for foreigners are being held by the Nantan International Association in Nantan City. [No fee]
Period: Wednesdays or Thursdays from Aug 10 to Sep 29
Time: Wednesday from 19:30 to 21:00 Thursday from 17:00 to 18:30
Place: Office of the Nantan International association
For application:Please apply by phone, Fax, or E-mail include your name,address, phone number and contact info.[mobile phone number etc.]
※Please call between 13:00 and 17:00 on Tue, Wed,or Thur.
Contact: Nantan International Association.
Tel(0771)63-1840 Fax (0771)63-1841 E-mail nantania@cans.zaq.ne.jp

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外国人(がいこくじん)のための日本語教室(にほんごきょうしつ)を無料(むりょう)で、水曜日(すいようび)、木曜日(もくようび)に行(おこな)っています。

2011-08-12 13:24 | 記事へ |
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