June 28, 2021
To Students, Faculty and Staff Members:
Risk Management Headquarters
(for COVID-19 Infection Control)
University of the Ryukyus
We would like to announce you that the University have applied and been preparing for the mass COVID-19 vaccination at the University to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, in order to reduce the burden of the community for COVID-19 vaccination and speed it up.
The following is the plan (draft) we have been currently making.
Since the date of vaccine supply from the Government has not been fixed yet, we would like to announce you as soon as it is finalized.
Please note that, for the above purposes, the vaccination will be implemented for those who wish to receive a vaccine among the students, faculty and staff members of the University who are eligible for vaccination, and it is not mandatory to receive it.
〇 Vaccination at the University [current plan]
[1st vaccination] After Wednesday, July 14 (being adjusted)
[2nd vaccination] After Thursday, August 12 (being adjusted)
※ Online vaccination appointment is planned.
(Scheduling vaccination appointment method will be announced as soon as it is finalized.)
※ It is necessary to receive two doses of vaccine.
2. Place: Gymnasium # 2, Senbaru Campus
3. Eligibility: Those who wish to get a vaccine among the students, faculty and staff members (including part-time staff, entrusting parties, dispatched employees etc.)
【Reference 1: Information about workplace vaccinations (website [in Japanese] of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)
【Reference 2: About vaccinations (Vaccination navigation by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)】
[in Japanese] https://v-sys.mhlw.go.jp/about/
[in plain Japanese] https://v-sys.mhlw.go.jp/ja-pl/about/
【Reference 3: Effectiveness and safety of the vaccine (Takeda/Moderna) to be used for workplace vaccinations (website [in Japanese] of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)】
【Reference 4: Safety and side effects of vaccines (Q & A in the website [in Japanese] of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)】
【Reference 5: Vaccinations at universities [Vaccinations to be implemented at universities related to COVID-19 (website [in Japanese] of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) ]】