更新日:2020年7月9日

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July 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Related Assistance

Special Cash Payment

View information about the “Special Cash Payment” on SenTIA’s website in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean,Vietnamese, and Nepali.

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National Health Insurance Premium and Nursing Care Insurance Premium Reduction and Exemption

View information about the National Health Insurance and Nursing Care Insurance premium reduction and exemption on SenTIA’s website in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Nepali.

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Temporary Loan Emergency Funds

View information about the “Temporary Loan Emergency Funds” on SenTIA’s website in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Nepali.

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Reduction and Exemption or Payment Period Extension of Public Utility Fees

View information about the “Reduction and Exemption or Payment Period Extension of Public Utility Fees” on SenTIA’s website in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Nepali.

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Deferment and Extensions Municipal Tax

View information about “Deferment and Extensions of Municipal Tax” on SenTIA’s website in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Nepali.

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Financial Aid for Ensured Housing

View information about “Financial Aid for Ensured Housing” on SenTIA’s website in Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Nepali.

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Please Don’t Forget to Apply for Reduction and Exemption of National Pension Payments

If you have difficulty making National Pension payments for financial reasons, you can apply for complete exemption or partial reduction of payments (your income will be audited and you will be assigned to one of four tiers based on your income in the previous year).

Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section of any Ward Office

National Health Insurance and Pension Section, Miyagi General Branch Office

Public Health and Welfare Section, Akiu General Branch Office

Basic Health Checkup will Begin from July

  • Examination Period: July 1st(Wed.) to September 30th(Wed.) 2020, and January 4th(Mon.) to January 30th(Sat.) 2021
  • Eligibility: Persons aged 35 to 39 years or 75 years and over and applied to take part in the Basic Health Checkup run by Sendai City
  • For those who have not applied, please apply as soon as possible.

The following persons can take the Special Health Checkup:

  1. Eligibility: Persons aged 40 to 74 years old who are enrolled in the National Health Insurance system. Examination Period: September 1st(Tue.) 2020 to January 30th(Sat.) 2021 *Excludes the End of Year and New Year period
  2. Eligibility: Persons aged 40 to 74 years old who are a dependent of a person enrolled in other Health Insurance system. Examination Period: September 1st(Tue.) to December 28th(Mon.)

For persons eligible for 1., please take the Special Health Checkup within the examination period upon confirming the contents of the Special Health Checkup coupon expected to be sent in late August.

For persons eligible for 2., please make inquiries to your insurer for details about receiving the health check.

Inquiries: Home Health Section of each Ward Office, Health and Welfare Section of the General Branch Office

Now Accepting Applications for Municipal Housing for Single Parents/ Households with Child(ren) -Application Deadline: July 16th -

  • The application packet will be distributed from July 6th(Mon.) at the following places:

Application Section of Sendai City Construction Corporation (Sendai City Hall Kokubuncho Office 2F), Shimin-no-heya, Sendai City Hall 1F, General Information Desk of all ward offices, General Branch Offices, Sendai Station Service Center of the Family Registration Section, Aoba Ward Office (AER 5F),
Certificate Issuance Center, Chuo-shimin Center of any ward, Lifelong Learning Promotion Center, etc.

  • How to apply: Choose the unit you wish to apply for, fill out the application form attached to the application packet and, using the provided envelope, send in the form by mail by July 16th. In the event that there are more applications than available housing, applications will be chosen by lottery.
  • Move-in date: September 18th (Fri.)(tentative)
  • Eligibility:Those who meet all the following conditions
  1. Those that have difficulty finding a place to live.
  2. Applicant must be dependent of a child under 20 years old or households with preschool children (born on and after April 2nd, 2015).
  3. Those that reside in Sendai or commute to Sendai.

There are other conditions such as income limit, so please refer to the application packet for details

Inquiries:Application Section, Sendai City Construction Public Corporation Tel. 022-214-3604

Plastic Bag Charge to begin from July 1st

From July 1st, a Japan-wide charge onplastic bags (plastic shopping bags with a handle) will be implemented. Although plastic is a versatile material, it poses concerning environmental issues suchas ocean plastic pollution. Review your usual shopping habits and try to bring your own portable shopping bags when out shopping.

Inquiries: Amenity Sendai Promotion Council (within the Household Waste Reduction Subsection) 022-214-8229

BCG Vaccinations

  • Eligibility:BCG vaccinations are given to children under one year of age. (The standard age for BCG vaccinations is five to seven months old.)
  • Things to bring: Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Handbook, BCG vaccination coupon from the MCH Handbook voucher packet (please fill out and detach)
  • Please wait at least 28 days after your child receives a live vaccine (such as polio) or seven days after your child receives an inactive vaccine (such as DPT-IPV) for BCG vaccinations.
  • Schedule

Aoba Ward Office 2F: July 13th(Mon.) 10:00a.m. - 11:30a.m., 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m., August 3rd(Mon.) 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.

Miyagino Ward Office 6F: July 15th(Wed.) 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.

Takasago Health Center: July 27th(Mon.) 9:30a.m. – 10:00a.m.

Wakabayashi Ward Office 3F: July 14th(Tue.) 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m., August 4th(Tue.) 2:00p.m.- 3:30p.m.

Taihaku Ward Office 3F: July 27th(Mon.) 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.

East Bldg. of Izumi Ward Office 2F: July 22nd(Wed.) 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.

  • Please go directly to the vaccination site. (Reservations not required.)
  • BCG vaccinations may be received outside your ward of residence.

For details, please contact: Home Health Section of any ward office

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