The Ministry of Health of Marechal Candido Rondon has informed that this Saturday (15), the Victory Day for influenza vaccination, will be held. The service will be from 8am to 12pm, at six locations: Augusto, Alvorada, Integrated Wellness Center (CIS), Margarida, Puerto Mendes and Villa Gacha.
To receive the dose, you only need to present personal documents, SUS card and vaccination card. The immunization is applied to all persons aged six months.
It is noteworthy that the available vaccine is trivalent, meaning that it protects against three types of influenza viruses in strains: A / Victoria / 2570/2019 (H1N1), A / Hong Kong / 2671/2019 (H3N2) and B / Washington / 02/2019 ( B/Victoria strain), without Darwin’s strain (influenza A H3N2) in its composition, the current strain circulating.
“We are asking residents who for some reason stopped taking the H1N1 (influenza) vaccine last year, to request the vaccination during the week, at the health unit closest to their home (from 7:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 4: 45 p.m.), or on Saturday, during D-Day The procedure is intended to contribute to the differential diagnosis, and to facilitate clinical management of respiratory patients, warns the municipal health minister, Marcien Specht.
Nearly 4,000 doses of the 2021 H1N1 vaccine are available in Marechal Rondon to be given to citizens who did not get vaccinated last year. The turn that was vaccinated
Against H1N1 last year must wait until the vaccine is released this year by the Ministry of Health.
It should be noted that the remaining doses will be sent to other municipalities, in order to vaccinate other citizens.
Given that Brazil is going through an outbreak of H3N2 influenza and some cases are already registered in the 20th regional health, which covers Marechal Rondon, it is imperative that Rondon residents who have not yet received the influenza vaccine seek vaccination. It is worth noting that no case has been attributed to Marechal Rondon.
The transmission of the disease is considered community-based, that is, infection between people occurs in the same environment, without the possibility of knowing the origin.
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