Where to go if you get sick on a Sunday or public holiday (Kyujitsu Toban-i)
‘Kyujitsu toban i’: are the medical clinics on duty on Sundays and public holidays. Surgery hours are 9am to 6pm. Be sure to take along your health insurance card. ※Schedule changes monthly, see 15th-of-the-month Takasaki Koho for full list. For other cities, see your local city magazine.
|Date||4th March (Sun)||11th March (Sun)||18th March (Sun)||21st March
|25th March (Sun)|
|Okamura Ichoka Clinic
|Horikoshi Naika Clinic
|Sato Kokyukika Iin
|Tsuchiya Naika Iin
|Oyama Naika Shinkei Naika
|Hosoya Narishige Clinic (Oki-machi)
|Oyama Shonika Iin
In an emergency FIRE/MEDICAL=dial 119 POLICE=dial 110
Both emergency numbers are able to handle calls from people speaking only English
City Night Clinic: (1F Takasaki Public Heath Center, Takamatsu-cho 5-28), Mon-Fri=7:30pm-10pm; Sat, Sun, pub. hol=7pm-10pm
Urgent Children’s Health Consultations
DIAL #8000 for urgent children’s health consultations at night and on holidays. Gunma Prefecture provides this telephone service for parents so they can receive advice from nurses and public health advisors about what to do in various urgent situations involving their child’s health at night and on weekends when regular clinics are not open.
For: Parents/guardians of children under 15 years
Available: Monday to Saturday=6pm to 8am the following day; Sunday, public holidays, end of year period=9am to 8pm the following day
How to call: Dial #8000 by pressing the hash key (#) followed by 8000 (not available from IP or pulse dial connections, these people must call from a mobile phone)
・In a medical emergency, dial 119
・This service cannot diagnose or treat your child
・For information about hospitals that are on duty during holiday periods, call 027-325-0011.
International Medical Information Center
The AMDA International Medical Information Center provides information about hospitals with foreign language speaking staff, explanation of the Japanese medical system and telephone interpreting.
Available: Everyday 9am-8pm
Languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, etc.