Ipati City Council, through the Department of Health, is moving another phase of its influenza vaccination campaign, making the vaccine available to professionals in the security and rescue forces, the armed forces, prison system staff, truck drivers, and mass ground transportation for cities and regions Commuters can now be vaccinated for long distances , port workers, residents deprived of liberty, adolescents and young adults subject to social and educational measures against influenza in the municipality.
Elaine Sartorelli Brianza, Minister of Health confirms the continuation of vaccination for previous groups. Immunization follow-up for educational professionals in the public and private network, persons with disabilities aged 5 years or more, persons with comorbidities also aged 5 years or more, persons aged 60 years or more, health professionals, pregnant women , women and children after birth from 6 months to 4 years, 11 months and 29 days, will also be able to search for health units to receive the vaccination.”
Immunization is conducted at all UBS and PSF (Family Health Program) units in the city, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, and 1 PM to 3 PM. You must bring a photo ID and vaccination card.
The Minister of Health explained that the vaccine available this year protects against three strains of influenza virus that spread more in 2021, including H3N2 Darwin, which caused an outbreak of influenza at the end of last year. “The population still needs to realize the importance of the vaccine in prevention. In December 2021, influenza caused by H3N2 (Darwin) influenza moved many people from the risk group to hospital. He concludes that the H3N2 vaccine is available today at our vaccination centers, so we are asking Immunization of all covered groups.
The Trivalent Influenza Vaccine used by the Unified Health System (SUS) is produced by the Putantan Institute. The composition is constantly updated so that the dose is effective in protecting against new strains of the virus. The vaccine will be effective against H1N1, H3N2 and type B strains.
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