The City of Boa Vista provides the influenza (influenza) vaccine to the general public, over six months of age, while stocks last. The Ministry of Health initially issued the immunization expansion July.
Residents can search for one of the basic health units in the city that does not deal with exclusive cases of covid-19, get the vaccination and take the vaccination card and an official identification document with a photo.
Mayor Arthur Henrique was vaccinated with this FridayThursday, 23, with the family at the Buritis Basic Health Unit, the importance of influenza prevention was also emphasized, especially in this rainy season when cases are increasing.
“It is important for people to be vaccinated against influenza for prevention to have influenza in a more severe form, avoiding its status as a suspected case of covid-19. Therefore, residents should search for the nearest UBS that is not exclusive to covid. There are 26 basic units that are offered for influenza vaccination.”
cover – To date, Boa Vista has recorded 49,473 applied doses, and this represents 21.7% of the influenza (influenza) vaccination coverage.
The goal set by MS is to vaccinate at least 90% of the target population.
The target population of influenza vaccine who has not yet received doses against Covid-19 should receive the covid-19 vaccine first and respect the 14-day period for influenza vaccination.
New CEO material – This week City Hall secured new materials to support dental treatments for the Center for Specialties Dental (CEO), located in the building next door to UBS Buritis. There are 30 high-speed pens and other items such as ergonomically designed cement applicators, toothpicks, needle holders, pliers, and more.
“We are still fighting the epidemic, so dental care Today Limited to emergency patients. But when all of that has passed, our UBS will already be well equipped. Health planning is that. We have to always be prepared to provide the best possible health care, maintain what works and correct what needs correcting. The work goes on and so does the care,” Arthur explained.
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