更新日:2017年8月7日

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August 2017

Inhabitant Tax Payments

Please make the second FY 2017 inhabitant tax payment at your closest financial institution by August 31st (Wed.). If paying by bank transfer, the transaction will be processed on August 31st. 
Inquiries: Tax Payment and Administration Section Tel:022-214-1010

Sendai City Bus & Subway Schedule during the Obon Period

  • Sendai City Bus: Buses will run on the holiday schedule from August 12th (Sat.) to August 14th (Mon.), and will run on the Saturday schedule on August 15th (Tues.) and August 16th (Wed.) The number of buses on some routes will be increased during morning commuting hours on 16th.
  • Sendai City Subway: From August 12th (Sat.) to August 16th (Wed.), the subway will run on the Saturday/holiday schedule.

Inquiries: Transportation Bureau Information Center Tel:022-222-2256

Do Not Forget to Submit Documents for the Child-Rearing Allowance and Special Child-Rearing Allowance

Sendai City has sent documents for the Child-Rearing Allowance to single-parent households with children under 18 years of age, and documents for the Special Child-Rearing Allowance to households with children with disabilities to confirm whether said households are eligible to receive these allowances. Please complete the documents and submit them in person (please do not send by post).

  • Submission Period:【Child-Rearing Allowance】August 1st to August 31st【Special Child-Rearing Allowance】August 14th to September 11th *Documents are only accepted during office hours.

Inquiries: Home Health Section of Ward Offices, Public Health and Welfare Section of General Branch Offices

Warning Announced for Food Poisoning attributing to Vibrio Intestinal Inflammation from Seafood

In summer, it is easy for food poisoning bacteria to multiply, and the bacteria tend to increase in this season. Please pay special attention and take extra care with seafood in summer, and be sure to do the following:

  • Store seafood in the freezer
  • Wash carefully with tap water
  • Eat soon after cooking

Inquiries: Public Health and Sanitation Section of Ward Offices

Don’t forget to apply for/renew your National Health Insurance/Medical Care System for the Elderly (75 and over) Reduction Certificate

If your household is exempt from municipal taxes, hospitalization and outpatient costs including co-pays and food costs can be reduced by presenting either the "gendogaku tekiyo" or the "hyojun futangaku gengaku ninteisho" reduction certificate together with your health insurance card at the reception desk of your medical institution. If you are eligible and do not yet have a certificate valid from this August, please apply now.

  • Eligibility:
    Members of households that are exempt from municipal taxes in FY 2017 and are enrolled in National Health Insurance, or the Medical Care System for the Elderly (75 and over)
  • Things to bring:
  1. For those who are enrolled in National Health Insurance: National Health Insurance Enrollment Card
  2. For those who are enrolled in Medical Care System for the Elderly: Medical Care System for the Elderly Enrollment Card and personal seal
  3. Receipt which can prove the length of hospital stay (only the case for a stay of 91 days or longer)
  4. FY 2016 Gengaku Ninteisho Reduction certificate (if you have it)

Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section, Ward Offices or Miyagi General Branch Office
Public Health and Welfare Section, Akiu General Branch Office

Free Hepatitis Screenings at Registered Medical Institutions

Viral hepatitis may develop into liver cancer or cirrhosis, so it is recommended to undergo appropriate treatment as soon as possible to reduce this possibility. It is best to have a blood screening to aid early detection and treatment of viral hepatitis.

  • Eligibility: Those who have never received a hepatitis virus screening before
  • Screening: Hepatitis B & C Viruses
  • Things to Bring: Health Insurance Card
  • Please contact your registered medical institution in advance. The list of registered medical institutions is available on Sendai City’s official website.

Inquiries: Administration Section, Public Health and Welfare Center of your local Ward Office

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