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Free Annual Health Checkups Begin

Please cooperate and help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

◎ Before undergoing a checkup, please make sure you do not have any symptoms, such as a fever
◎ Please wear a mask
◎ Please cooperate with the anti-infection measures of each medical institution

Eligibility

● If you are between 16 and 39 years of age and a Shinjuku City resident, or work or go to school in Shinjuku City, and have an opportunity to undergo a checkup.
● If you are between 40 and 74 years of age, and are a member of Shinjuku City National Health Insurance, or are a recipient of public financial assistance for everyday living.
● If you are seventy-five years of age or older and a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Care System for Older Senior Citizens, or a recipient of public financial assistance for everyday living.
Notes:
・The age requirements refer to the age the person will be by the end of the fiscal year (March 31, 2021)
・If you are between 40 and 74 years of age, and a member of a health insurance scheme other than Shinjuku City National Health Insurance (including dependents), get a health checkup through your health insurance company. For more information, please ask the health insurance company you are enrolled with.

Health Checkup Period

Until March 31, 2021
Note: Excluding holidays of medical institutions.

Health Checkup Location

Medical institutions designated by Shinjuku City
Note: Please check the link below for a list of medical institutions.
http://www.city.shinjuku.lg.jp/kenkou/kenko02_001008.html

For a list of medical institutions that conduct health checkups in foreign languages, please click here.

Checkup Program

Note: Medical certificates are not issued.

・Interview
・Physical measurements
・Blood pressure measurements
・Urinalysis
・Blood tests and more.

For more information, please click here (PDF).

Note: For men fifty years of age or older, a prostate cancer checkup can be conducted at the same time for an additional ¥200.

Checkup Flow of Procedures

You must have a health checkup slip to receive a checkup. If you do not have a health checkup slip, please contact the Health Checkup Section of the Health Promotion Division.

① Choose a medical institution
Choose the medical institution you wish to use from the list of medical institutions designated by Shinjuku City.
Note: Please ask the medical institution directly about making an appointment for a health checkup.

② Undergo the health checkup
Please bring your health checkup slip and health insurance card (not required for recipients of public financial assistance for everyday living) on the day of the checkup.
Note:
Please do not eat or drink anything other than water during the ten hours before the checkup. If your health checkup is in the afternoon, please have a light breakfast, and do not eat or drink anything other than water after that. Doing otherwise affects your health checkup results.

③ Receive an explanation of the results
You will be told the results in person on a later date. Please be sure to confirm the results.
If you have any questions, please ask the medical institution where you got your checkup done; the same applies if you receive notification by mail.

Note:
Even if you have already received a health checkup at your place of employment or health checkup center, you can take a special health class. For more information, please ask the Health Checkup Section of the Health Promotion Division.

Inquiries Health Checkup Section, Health Promotion Division, Health Department, Shinjuku City Office (Shinjuku City Office Annex 2, 1F, 5-18-21 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku)
Tel: 03-5273-4207

July 5, 2020