Updated on 24 December 2021
It has been reported that the efficacy and immunity of the COVID-19 vaccine decreases with the passage of time after vaccination. In order to prevent the spread of infection and serious illness, additional (third) vaccination is required.
Beppu citizens/residents aged 18 years or older who have been vaccinated twice and in principle, more than 8 months have passed since the second dose.
Free of charge
Vaccines manufactured by Pfizer or Takeda/Moderna
For those who have moved to Beppu City after the 2nd vaccination, you will need to apply for an additional (third) vaccination voucher.
|Month of 2nd vaccination||Main targets||Mailing date of vaccination vouchers||Start of vaccination|
|March 2021||healthcare workers||Tuesday, 30 November 2021||December 2021|
|April 2021||healthcare workers||Tuesday, 30 November 2021||January 2022|
|May 2021||Residents of senior citizen facilities, etc.||Friday, 24 December 2021||January 2022|
|June 2021||Senior citizens aged 75 and over||February 2022||Late February - March 2022|
As with the second vaccination, inoculations will be given at individual vaccination sites (currently being arranged) and at the mass vaccination site "Beppu Arena".
The time to start making reservations for the third vaccination will be announced separately.
How to make a reservation currently planned is as follows (available only in Japanese):
The city will inform you of the vaccination site and date beforehand.
Basically, we will guide you to the medical institution where you had your second vaccination.
If you are fine with the venue and schedule we have provided, you can complete your reservation by replying to the postcard enclosed with the vaccination voucher we have sent to you.
As with the first and second times, you can make reservations online or through the Call Center.
When you receive the vaccination voucher for the additional inoculation (third dose), please make a reservation.
There are no sticker-type vaccination vouchers as before.
If you move to Beppu City after your second vaccination, you will not receive a vaccination voucher.
Please apply by one of the following methods approximately 8 months after the second vaccination.
If you move to Beppu City after receiving your third vaccination voucher from your previous municipality, you will need to apply for the same. A vaccination voucher from the previous municipality cannot be used. We will exchange it for a new Beppu City vaccination voucher, so please attach it to your application form.
|Month of second vaccination||When to apply for the third vaccination voucher|
|March 2021 (Mainly for healthcare workers)||November 2021|
|April 2021 (Mainly for healthcare workers)||December 2021|
|May 2021 (mainly for residents of senior citizen facilities)||January 2022|
|June 2021 (mainly for people aged 75 and over)||February 2022|
※Please note that if you submit your application early, it will be returned to you or the voucher will be sent to you after 8 months have passed.
【Those who need to apply】
There are two ways to apply:
【①When applying at the counter】
【②When applying by mail】
Vaccination vouchers were sent out on Tuesday, 30th November 2021 to those who received their second dose of vaccination in March and April 2021.
No reservation is necessary for healthcare workers and others who can be vaccinated at their workplace.
For those who cannot be vaccinated at work, reservations will be accepted from 9:00 a.m. on Friday, 10 December 2021.
Vaccinations will be held at the Beppu Arena, a mass vaccination site.
Beppu City COVID-19 Vaccination Call Center
Division in charge of posting
COVID-19 Vaccination Program Section, Health Promotion Division
Beppu Arena, 8-37 Aoyama-cho, Beppu City, 874-0902
Inquiries in foreign languages
Cultural and International Affairs Division
1-15 Kaminoguchi-cho Beppu, Oita