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Public Health Centers
Inquiries: Shinjuku City Public Health Center (Health Department)
Health Promotion Division (Shinjuku City Office New Wing of Annex 2)
Sanitation Division (Shinjuku City Office Annex 2, 3F)
Public Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Division (Shinjuku City Office New Wing of Annex 2, 1F)
●Ushigome Public Health Center
Address: 50 Benten-cho, Shinjuku-ku
Note: Scheduled to move to a temporary government building (6 Yarai-cho; formerly Ichigaya Commerce and Industry High School) in June 2021.
These are facilities that serve to protect the health of city residents. They are central institutions for community health and sanitation. Public Health Centers conduct specialized programs, such as food sanitation, environment sanitation, emotional health, and tuberculosis/contagious disease countermeasures.
In addition, to provide accessible health services to everyone in the community, the city’s Public Health Centers conduct various health consultation services and other health-related programs and promote health maintenance, health advancement, and spreading and teaching health awareness for city residents.
Since the dates and times for consultations and other services vary, please call in advance for more information.
●Health Support Center for Women (inside Yotsuya Public Health Center)
This is a center for helping women maintain good health. There is a hands-on corner where you can touch a model of a breast cancer tumor and conduct simple health checks using measuring machines, such as for blood vessel age and skin age. You can also search for health information using the library and magazines.
In addition, the center offers consultation services and health seminars to help women stay healthy throughout their lifetime.
Home Care Consultation Service Counter
Inquiries: Shinjuku Home Care Consultation Service Counter
It is now possible for even those with an acute need for medical treatment to receive medical services at home.
Nurses and other staff can provide specialized advice concerning the required home care—such as medical care, nursing, and physical therapy—so that all city residents can receive medical services at home with peace of mind.
○Hours: Monday through Friday (except on national holidays and during the year-end/New Year’s holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
April 1, 2021