National Polio Vaccination Campaign starts on Monday

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Dourados will maintain 12 vaccination points, in health units in the city and districts; National mobilization D-Day will be on Saturday 17th. (Photo: Tomaz Silva / Agência Brasil)

The National Vaccination against Polio, National Multivaccination Campaigns for Updating the Vaccination Booklet for children and adolescents up to 15 years of age and National Vaccination will start on Monday, October 5th and will continue until October 30th. against Measles for the population between 20 and 49 years of age.

In Dourados, the Municipal Health Department will develop vaccination actions through Primary Health Care services (Health Units) in conjunction with Health Surveillance (Immunization Center) in the period from 05 to 30 October, with the day 17, as the “D” day of national mobilization.

The health units will be able to assist children and adolescents in their routine of care, from Monday to Friday, from 7 am to 5 pm, with the exception of the Cachoeirinha, Vila Índio and Santo André units, which have their care as a reference in flu-like syndromes.

In relation to the D-day visits (10/17), the Municipality will have the strategy of offering vaccination at points referenced at different times. The service will be from 8 am to 5 pm in the health units of Izidro Pedroso, Vila Rosa, Seleta, Novo Horizonte, Altos do Indaiá, Idelfonso Pedroso, Parque II, Cuiabazinho and Maracanã.

In the health units of the districts of Vila Vargas, Ithaum and Vila Formosa / Macaúba the service will be from 8 am to 1 pm.

The campaigns aim to reduce the risk of reintroducing several diseases in the country, in addition to providing access to vaccines, updating the vaccination situation, increasing vaccination coverage, reducing the incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases and contributing to the control, elimination and / or eradication of these diseases.

Faced with the scenario of the new corona-virus (Covid-19), the Management of the Immunization Nucleus of the Municipal Health Department highlights the need to vaccinate as many children and adolescents as possible, adopting all the protection measures widely publicized, to decrease the risk of spreading the disease both among health workers and the population.



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