The SP will observe multi-vaccination D-Day for children against influenza Health

Tania Rego / Agency Brazil

Childhood immunizations

Next Saturday (30), Sao Paulo City, through the Municipal Health Department (SMS), will be holding a Multidisciplinary D-Day for children of all ages and adolescents under the age of 15. Also on this date, children over 6 months and under 5 years of age will be vaccinated against influenza. Vaccination against the influenza virus will begin on Monday (2) for pregnant and postpartum women.

Parents or guardians must take minors with the vaccine card to a health center so that a professional can evaluate which dose to apply.

D-Day is one of City Hall’s initiatives to improve immunization coverage for municipal children and youth. In total, 16 types of vaccines will be given which protect against about 20 diseases.

“Anyone who has an expired vaccine puts their own health and the health of other people at risk. Keeping their immunization records up to date is important not only for children and adolescents but for society as a whole, as it prevents the spread of disease and hospitalization.” By the Municipal Secretary of Health, Luiz Carlos Jamarco.

For immunization, all Basic Health Units (UBS) will be open from 8am to 5pm and External Medical Assistance (AMAs) / Integrated UBS will be open from 7am to 7pm. Vaccines against Covid-19 can also be found in these posts.

It should be noted that for children 5 to 11 years of age, the measles and mumps vaccine should not be administered at the same time and vaccination against MV vaccine should be preferred. Measles can be vaccinated after 15 days. For the general population, over 12 years of age and for health workers, the measles, flu and covid-19 vaccines can be given simultaneously.

Since the start of the campaign against measles, on April 4, 43,911 doses were given against measles, mumps and rubella (SCR).

Covid-19 and the flu

On Sunday (1st), Buenos Aires, Severo Gomez, Carmo, Villa-Lobos, Independence, Ceret and Youth Parks will vaccinate against Covid-19 and the flu from 8am to 5pm. Vaccinations will be given at Avenida Paulista, in a tent set up at No. 52 and at a partner pharmacy (No. 995), from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Avenida Paulista’s Park and Tent will administer Covid-19 and flu vaccine doses for eligible age. Only Kovid-19 vaccine will be available in the pharmacy.

On Monday (2), immunizations against Covid-19 and the flu will cover the entire network: UBS and Integrated AMAs / UBS, from 7am to 7pm and at Megapost and Drive-Thras, from 8am to 5pm. Vaccination for children is done only at Integrated UBS and AMA / UBS.

Children, adolescents, and adults between the ages of 5 and 11 may be vaccinated against Covid-19; Stations will apply first (D1), second (D2) and additional doses (DAs). Against the influenza virus, which causes the flu, the vaccine will be available to adults over 60, health workers and children over 6 months and under 5 years. Monday (2), may be vaccinated against influenza for pregnant and postpartum women.

This Tuesday (26), the capital administered 30,814,396 doses of the vaccine against Covid-19, including 11,750,174 first doses (D1), 10,962,098 second doses (D2), 356,747 single doses (DUs), 6,916 additional DA first doses and 21 There is a dose. 829,158 additional second dose (DA2). Vaccine coverage for the population over 18 years of age is 110.3% for D1, 106.6% for D2, 74.9% for DA1 and 9% for DA2.

Among adolescents aged 12 to 17 years, 976,102 D1 were administered, representing 115.6% vaccination coverage. 866,734 D2 has also been implemented, reaching 102.7% of the eligible population. Among children aged 5 to 11 years, 951,245 D1 were applied, representing 87.8% and 612,995 D2 vaccine coverage, reaching 56.6% of the eligible population.

More information and a complete list of stations can be found on the Vasina Sampa page.


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