Vaccination against Kovid in DF schools will resume this Saturday

Two schools in the Federal District will receive a vaccination campaign against Covid-19 next Saturday (14/5). Activities will resume at Escola Classe 38, in the P Norte sector of Ceilândia and at the Urso Brando High School Center (CEM) in Núcleo Bandeirante.

The action targets children between the ages of 5 and 11, but adults can also be vaccinated. It is expected that 1,500 doses will be applied to each unit during the service, ranging from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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“Our focus is on children between the ages of 5 and 11, but we take the opportunity to vaccinate adults who need to be mates and complete the vaccination schedule. Therefore, we ask you to take the booklet so that the professionals can test which dose of vaccine will be given, ”explained Divino Valero Martinez, Under Secretary of Health Surveillance.

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According to Health Secretary General Manuel Pafiadachi, about 268,000 children are within the target age and about 170,000 have already been vaccinated.

“Therefore, we need about 100,000 people to complete the immunization schedule for these people. This is an effort we are making and I believe that our goals will be achieved in partnership with the Department of Education. In addition to vaccinating our children and vaccinating young people and adults, there will be another opportunity to complete the vaccination schedule for these people, ”said the head of the folder.

Vaccination in DF

In addition to the teaching units, three other locations will offer Covid-19 immunization services in the Federal District. Asa Sul’s Basic Health Unit (UBS) 1 will provide doses for adults and children, as well as Ceilândia’s UBS 2. Praça do Paranoá’s services are for adults only. In addition to vaccinating against Covid-19, UBS 2 and Escola 38 do P Norte in Ceilândia will also vaccinate against influenza and measles.

Traveling action

The purpose of immunization in the school environment is to increase the number of immunizations for children aged 5 to 11 years. Travel vaccinations in schools are always on Saturdays and begin March 19 at the Ethical Educational Center 1. At the site, 583 doses were applied. Of these, 231 were children between the ages of 5 and 11, according to the health department.

Centro de Ensino Médio 1 do Guará opened its doors on March 26 for vaccinations. At that time, 1,374 were vaccinated, including 780 children between the ages of 5 and 11. Another school was located in Caic Santa Paulina, Paranoá, where 554 doses of the vaccine were given, of which 313 were pediatric. Instead, 526 vaccines were given at the Miguel Arkanzo Primary Education Center (CEF) in Sao Sebastiao, 354 children and 172 adults.

While the vaccination campaign continues at the Federal District Health Post, DF’s education secretary, Helvia Paranagua, indicated that partnering with the health department brings parents another option for vaccinating their children. “This is an incentive for parents who work all week to vaccinate their children on Saturdays,” he said.

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