On the 19th, residents of two remote islands in Mitoyo City, Kagawa Prefecture, moved to the mainland and were vaccinated with the new coronavirus at a hospital in the city.
Shishijima and Awashima, which are remote islands off the coast of Mitoyo City, have clinics established by the city, but no doctors are stationed there.
For this reason, the city has decided to vaccinate the desired islanders over the age of 12 with the new corona at a municipal hospital on the mainland.
On the morning of the 19th, the islanders who arrived at Suda Port by sea taxi or ferry changed to a bus arranged by the city and headed for the hospital at the inoculation site.
The city said it could handle serious side reactions after vaccination, and said that it was set up at a well-equipped municipal hospital, so about 120 people were interviewed by a doctor for the first vaccine. Was inoculated.
After the inoculation, the people who finished the inoculation were waiting for follow-up while the nurses were watching.
The second time will be done in the same way after 3 weeks.
A 69-year-old woman who received the vaccination said, "I am relieved to get vaccinated at the hospital. I wanted to hit it sooner."
In addition, a 44-year-old man said, "I am grateful that I am young and can be included in the vaccination frame in this way."