Town Hall of Hortolandia – The 4th stage of the flu vaccination campaign begins this Monday (05/16)

Vaccination takes place at UBSs, including those where vaccination against COVID-19 is carried out

If you want to get vaccinated against Flu, stay tuned! The prefecture of Hortolândia begins the 4th stage of the vaccination campaign against the disease, this Monday (16/05). At this stage, truck drivers, public transport workers, security, rescue and armed forces, employees of the penitentiary system and people deprived of their liberty will be vaccinated. Vaccination takes place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the UBS (Basic Health Units), including those where vaccination is carried out. vaccination against COVID-19. On Saturday (14/05), the town hall carried out a vaccination against the disease. 320 people were vaccinated. The municipality has already vaccinated 21,070 people (check the vaccination coverage in the table below).

The Ministry of Health emphasizes that the target audiences of the previous stages continue to be vaccinated, which are professionals in the public and private education networks, people with comorbidities and disabilities aged 5 years, children aged 6 months under 5 years old, pregnant women, postpartum women, people aged 60 and over and professionals in the public and private health networks.

Health strengthens for the disabled and the chronically ill to be vaccinated

The Ministry of Health points out that there has been little demand for the vaccine for people with disabilities, hypertensive patients and people with diabetes. Consequently, the Department of Health encourages these people to find the UBS closest to their home and to get vaccinated against the flu.

The Ministry of Health points out that people with comorbidities must present a certificate, medical report or prescription to prove that they have the aforementioned diseases. (see the list of comorbidities covered by the campaign in attachment below). Persons with disabilities must also present a certificate proving the disability, except for the physically disabled.

Pregnant women must bring their prenatal card. Postpartum women must present the baby discharge report or birth certificate. Postpartum women can receive the vaccine up to 45 days after delivery. Education and health professionals must present a document proving their performance in the fields.

Influenza vaccination coverage

GROUP

APPLIED RATES

%

Education professionals

171

8%

People with comorbidities

1.082

7%

Children

2.483

17%

pregnant women

408

19%

puerperal women

59

16%

Seniors

14.203

50%

Health professionals

2.664

39%

Total

21.070

*Obs. : Vaccination coverage is calculated based on 2021 data of estimated populations of target audiences

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