From today until Friday, priority groups can get flu and measles vaccinations at Shopping Boa Vista

With the aim of expanding the flu and measles vaccination coveragethe town hall of Recife begins, this Monday (23), a special action aimed at the target audiences of both campaigns.

Until Friday (27), always from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.professionals from the Municipal Department of Health will be there Shopping in Boa Vistain the central area of ​​the City, to proceed with the vaccination of priority groups (details in Find out more).

The point set up in the shopping center joins the 150 vaccine rooms that are already operating in Recife. The addresses of each of them can be checked on the link provided by the municipality.

To expedite vaccination at the mall, the Recife Health Department recommends users take a identification document as well as, if they have any, the vaccination record and the SUS card.

measles vaccine

According to the secretariat, so far, 44,732 doses of measles vaccine in the city. The number represents a vaccination coverage of 24.91%.

The campaign, which is organized nationwide by the Ministry of Health, has the target audience children from six months to less than five years old and health workers, who must prove their employment relationship at the time of vaccination.

According to ministry data, the estimated population in Recife for these groups is 179,565 people.

vaccine against influenza

Also conducted at the national level, the vaccine against influenza (Influenza) has reached, so far, a vaccination coverage of 23.29% in Recife. According to the Ministry of Health, 144,829 catches of the vaccinator. The Ministry of Health estimates that 621,837 people are among the target audience, such as the elderly.

As reinforced by the town hall, part of the target audience must also present documents proving the need for vaccination. Professionals in public and private health networks and teachers, for example, must be provided with proof of employment, such as badges or work papers. Pregnant women, puerperal women, people with comorbidities or permanent disabilities must bring medical reports proving their condition.

Measles and flu campaigns began nationwide in April and continue until June 3. According to the Ministry of Health, the vaccine used against influenza is effective against H1N1, H3N2 and type B strains.

know more

General documentation required
Identity document and, if you have one, vaccination card and SUS card.

measles vaccine
(priority groups)
Children from six months to under five years old and health workers (must prove that they work in the area).

vaccine against influenza
(priority groups)
Elders; part of the target audience must also present documents proving the need for vaccination. Professionals in public and private health networks and teachers, for example, must be provided with proof of employment, such as badges or work papers; pregnant women, puerperal women, people with comorbidities or permanent disabilities must bring medical reports proving their condition.

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