The Municipal Health Service in Pinto Gonçalves has decided to expand the age range for immunization against COVID-19. Now, people of 40 years of age or over who suffer from comorbidities that are part of the Ministry of Health list will be able to get vaccinated, according to the calendar released this Wednesday 12. Planalto neighborhood from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. without appointment prior. Immunization will not be in command mode.

According to the short message, on Thursday, the 13th, it will be the turn of people with comorbidities for 50 years or more. On Friday, the 14th, it is the turn of those 47 and over. On Saturday, 15, the first dose will be given to people 43 years of age or older, and on Sunday, 16 years, to patients 40 years of age or older.

The vaccine used in applications would be the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine. Age group expansion occurs as new doses of the immune system arrive. Everyone who will receive the vaccine must present an identity document with a photo, and fill out the vaccination document that is provided through From this link, In addition to a test or prescription that confirms comorbidity.

Due to the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, pregnant and postpartum women of any of the beneficiary age groups cannot be vaccinated. The Ministry of Health has temporarily discontinued the vaccination with AstraZeneca vaccination produced in Brazil by Fiocruz. The aim is to investigate possible adverse events in these women after dosing has been applied.

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