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Nishitokyo City Living Guidebook (external link)

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Multilingual Medical Questionnaire(external link:International Community Hearty Konandai and KANAGAWA INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION)
Nishitokyo City NCOVID-19 Vaccination Bulletin Board(external link)
Translations of Prevaccination Screening Questionnaire for COVID-19 vaccine (external link)
About COVID-19 (external link)


(The following site is operated by the Kanagawa International Foundation. The top page of the website of the Kanagawa International Foundation is:
Parenting in Japan -From pregnancy to enrolling in elementary school


Nishitokyo City Elementary school information
 Explanation on elementary schools in Nishitokyo City with “hiragana” reading aid.
 A guide for parents with children of foreign nationality. 

<Disposal of Garbage and Recyclable Resourcesl>

The PDF edition of “Nishitokyo City—How to Dispose of Garbage and Recyclable Resources” can be downloaded from the Nishitokyo City website (here). The booklet is available in three foreign languages (English, Chinese, and Korean). It explains rules for putting out garbage, recyclable resources, and oversized garbage, as well as how to separate garbage by item. Printed booklets in the three foreign languages are available at the Garbage Reduction Promotion Division on the 2nd floor of Eco Plaza Nishitokyo and the Citizens’ Registration and Affairs Section at the City Office Tanashi Building.

Living information magazine, Nishitokyo Newsletter

Entrusted by the City Office, we edit the Nishitokyo Newsletter which is a living information magazine with articles extracted from the city bulletin and translated into several languages.
A hard copy of Nishitokyo Newsletter is available at the reception hall of City Offices), the local libraries and the Public Halls (Kominkan). It is issued on the 5th of each month. Free of charge.

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Latest issue ofNishitokyo Newsletter, issued in October, 2021

Problems or worries about your child’s upbringing? – Visit the “Area Childrearing Support

■You can consult with a nutritionist, a nurse, and a nursery teacher.
Place: 5 nurseries in Nishitokyo City (A~E)
A center 「Sumiyoshi」 Tel:042-421-8146
B center 「Keyaki」 Tel:042-464-3823
C center 「Yagisawa」 Tel:042-465-0328
D center 「Nakamachi」 Tel:042-422-4880
E center 「Higashi」 Tel:042-421-9913
Time: From 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on weekdays
■Consultation by telephone is also available.
■A playroom for children together with a parent, is available. Please, book by telephone.

Difficulty in paying the rent? – Housing Security Benefits are provided

The municipality will pay the rent for rental housing (excluding management fees and common service fees) (proxy payment), to people who live in Nishitokyo City, who are willing to work and who have lost or are about to lose their home due to COVID-19, for example because of a decrease in income, or because of unemployment.The payment is subject to certain conditions, such as income and deposit amount.
Please visit the Nishitokyo City website for details.
※Even if you have received the housing security benefit in the past, the payment can be made only once more, if the conditions are met. Payment period: 3 months. Re-payment application period: Until November 30 (Tuesday).
Inquiry: Living Support Consultation Office Tel:042-420-2809

October is Pink Ribbon Month

Breast cancer is a common disease among women. It is important to detect the disease as soon as possible. Please take a medical check-up.
▲Mammogram Sunday
This is a check-up day for women who cannot come on weekdays. Time & Place: Sunday, October 17 ※Application is required.
Nishitokyo Central General Hospital(Tel:042-464-1511)Capacity: 35 people Time: morning and afternoon
Sassa General Hospital(Tel:042-461-8383)Capacity: 53 people. Time: Only morning
※Please contact the hospitals for details.
Fees: Free for those who have a Nishitokyo City Breast Cancer Check-up Ticket.
▲Pink Ribbon Campaign
Time: Tuesday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Asta Center Court
Content: Explanation on a self-exam by the way of touching
▲Please see City Newsletter for details on breast cancer and cervical cancer checkup applications.

Health check for children who will enter a Nishitokyo City elementary school in April 2022

A health check notice will be sent to children applicable for elementary school. Please have the health check at the designated elementary school. Contact the school if one of the following points is applicable:
① if you have not received the notice by Friday, October 8.
② if you cannot attend the health check at the notified school (you can change to another school).
③ if you plan to move before March 31, 2022.
Bring with you the School Entrance Health Check Notice (fill in all necessary items beforehand), a pen, slippers, a bag to put in your shoes and clothes, and a mask.
※Please take your child’s temperature and write it on the notice sheet. ※Please read the requests on the back of the notice sheet beforehand.
Inquiry: School Affairs ☎ 042-420-2825

Small Friend: The world of pill bugs 

We all know the pill bug (woodlouse). Do you know what they eat and how they are born? Let’s take a look at the world of pill bugs by watching a large model of a pill bug and listening to their footsteps.
Time: Saturday, October 9 to Wednesday, November 3. From 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Admission fee: ¥520 for adults, ¥210 for children aged 4 to high school students.
Closed on: Mon. October 11, 18, 25
Place & enquiry: Tamarokuto Science Center Tel:042-469-6100

Free of charge: COVID-19 vaccination

To people who have a vaccination ticket and who want to be vaccinated.
●Group vaccination: The number of reservations will be increased from 8:30 a.m. on October 2.
※The type of vaccine is different for each venue.
Nishitokyo City Office Tanashi Bldg., Eco-Plaza Nishitokyo; Nishitokyo Ikoinomori Park
Hibarigaoka Parco Vaccination Place, Tanashi Asta Vaccination Place
●Hospitals in Nishitokyo City: The number of reservations will be increased from October 2, 8:30 a.m.
Sassa General Hospital, Tanashi Hospital, Nishitokyo Central General Hospital
Reservation: Internet (24 hours available) (URL:, or Tel:03-5369-3904 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday
●Priority vaccination for pregnant women and their partner who live together:
Reservation: Tel:03-5369-3904 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Bring with you the vaccination ticket, the examination form, identification, maternity record book (a copy is allowed).
※Please see Nishitokyo City website for the details.

Nishitokyo Holiday Clinic

Always open on public holidays. Inquire medical services other than internal medicine.
Time : 10am ~ Noon, 1 pm~4 pm, 5 pm~9 pm
Where : Nakamachi Branch Building
( 1-1-5 Nakamachi TEL 042-424‐3331 )

Nishitokyo Newsletter is available at the reception hall of City Offices, the local libraries and the Public Halls (Kominkan). Issued on the 5th of each month. Free.

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