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D- The day of vaccination administered with more than 1,300 doses against influenza

D- The day of vaccination administered with more than 1,300 doses against influenza

The influenza vaccination day mobilized seven basic health units (Fazenda 1, Rio Bonito, Itaipava, Jardim Esperanza, Santa Regina, Centro Vila and Ciudad Nova 2) in ItajaĆ­. Throughout Saturday (13), 1,332 doses against the disease were provided to the target population, in addition to 604 doses of other types of vaccines available in the national immunization calendar.

Through the vaccination that took place on Saturday, Itajay reached 13,167 doses administered to people who are part of the priority groups identified by the Ministry of Health. The city's goal is to vaccinate about 50,000 people by May 31, when the campaign ends.

Influenza vaccination protects against the three subtypes of the virus currently most prevalent: influenza A (H1N1); Influenza A (H3N2) and influenza B. To receive the dose, it is necessary to present an identity document, vaccination booklet and proof of belonging to the priority group. The vaccine is available in 31 units in the municipality.

Check priority groups for influenza vaccine: children aged 6 months to less than 6 years; health workers; pregnant women. Postpartum women; Primary and higher education teachers; Indian people; Seniors aged 60 and over; homeless people; Security and rescue forces professionals. Armed forces professionals; People suffering from chronic non-communicable diseases; People with permanent disabilities; truck drivers; Workers transporting passengers on public roads; dock workers; Those working in the prison system and populations deprived of liberty.

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