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The flu vaccination is available until December 17th

The flu vaccination is available until December 17th

The flu vaccine will continue to be in use in Juiz de Fora through December 17, according to the city council. In this final phase of the campaign, all persons from the age of six months can receive the immunizing agent in 35 basic health units (UBSs), in the Department of Elderly Health (DSI) and in the Department of Women, Pregnant and Children. Health and adolescence.

The vaccine presented is the triple vaccine, which is able to protect against the three main types of viruses circulating: Influenza A (H1N1), Influenza A (H3N2) and Influenza B. Vaccination prevents complications from illness and deaths and, in addition to reducing viral burden, reduces symptoms that may be confused with Covid-19.

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To receive the vaccine, people must provide an original document with a photo, such as a driver’s license or ID card. There are no other contraindications to receiving concomitant doses against Covid-19. In all, 195,218 people received the flu shot in Juiz de Fora.

Vaccination locations and times

In 35 basic health units (UBSs), vaccination takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, and on Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, while the Department of Elderly Health provides (DSI) Worker Immunization Over 60, Monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Department of Women’s, Pregnant, Children and Adolescents’ Health conducts vaccinations from 8 am to 2 pm, also on weekdays, with a focus on immunizing pregnant women, postpartum women, and infants.