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Pinda Begins Phase Three of Influenza Vaccination and Acquires New Audiences

Pinda Begins Phase Three of Influenza Vaccination and Acquires New Audiences

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The health department of Bindamunhangaba municipality will start the third phase of vaccination against influenza virus (H1N1 influenza) on Wednesday (the ninth).

For this stage, the application will be from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 11:30 am and from 1 pm to 4 pm, at different locations: New CMEI Center (Rua Major José dos Santos Moreira), UBS Bem Viver, UBS Vila São Benedito, ESF Feital, ESF Santa Cecília, ESF Cidade Jardim, ESF Castolira, ESF Azeredo, ESF Vale das Acácias, ESF Campinas, ESF Cruz Grande, ESF Bonsucesso, ESF Eloyna, Ouro Verde Community Center and Jardim Regina sports court.

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The third phase will run until July 9, and it will be for truck drivers, workers in the transport and port sector, police and security, armed forces, prison system employees, inmates of the prison system or social re-education, as well as people with disabilities. Comorbidities and permanent disability. In addition, people for whom phases 1 and 2 are considered may also be vaccinated: teachers, pregnant women, postpartum women, indigenous people, health workers and children aged 6 months to less than 6 years (5 years, 11 months and 29 days)).

People need to bring their identity document and other documents/statements that prove their affiliation with the group at each stage.

Attention
Due to the vaccination against Covid-19, the public should be aware of the recommendations of the Ministry of Health.
Influenza vaccination can only be done 14 days before or after the coronavirus vaccination. It is therefore recommended that people receiving doses of Coronavac / Butantan do not receive the influenza vaccine between the first and second doses against Covid-19, as this period is up to 28 days, and therefore may not respect the recommended. A period of 14 days between vaccination against one virus and another.

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Thus, this group can receive the influenza vaccine 14 days before the first dose against the Corona virus or 14 days after the second dose.

If people are vaccinated against the emerging coronavirus with AstraZeneca / Oxford / FioCruz, which has an average interval of 3 months, it is quite possible to receive influenza vaccination between the first and second doses against coronavirus, a minimum of 14 days between one type of vaccine and another will be respected .

Those who were in doubt and have already been vaccinated against Covid-19 must take the vaccination card and will be directed by the units’ health professionals.

It is indicated that due to the vaccination against Covid-19 and the observance of the 14-day deadline, this year the vaccination against influenza will be carried out for a longer period. Thus, all the public will be able to have the time to receive vaccinations against both diseases in an effective and planned manner.