The Municipal Health Department of Presidente Prudente (Siesau) has updated the list of health units that will open on Saturday, April 30, to update the vaccination card for children aged six months to less than five years.
For this shift, 12 units have been selected, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.: UBS Vila Real, UBS Ana Jacinta, UBS Belo Horizonte, UBS C Cathedral, UBS Guanabara, UBS São Judas, UBS Brasil Novo, UBSCohab, ESF de Floresta, ESF Marcondes, ESF São Pedro and ESF João Domingos.
Vaccine Festival – Fifth Edition
On the same day, April 30, at the Central Unit of the Fire Department, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sisao holds the fifth edition of VacinaFest to celebrate the start of childhood vaccination against influenza and measles in children aged six months to less than five years as well as an update the card.
The technical health coordinator of the Municipal Epidemiological Surveillance (VEM), Fania Maria Alves, confirms that work on the 30th day is among its main goals to increase the coverage of polio vaccination, which is about 60%, according to a survey conducted by the United States. Walks.
According to the Ministry of Health, for measles and polio, the ideal vaccination rate should be above 90%. DATASUS data shows that overall immunization rates have been below this percentage since 2012, reaching 50.4% in 2016 and 60.7% in 2021.
At Vacina Fest, popcorn and cotton candy will also be distributed, as well as in attendance with children’s characters, including Sparkling Dog, the fire department’s mascot. During the event, the Barracks Army will be present to introduce the venue structure to the children.
Vaccinations against Covid-19 will also be available to the entire campaign audience, both adults and children.
Source: Communications Department
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