This Saturday (17th) has a ‘D-Day’ for multivaccination in Manaus; know where

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The recommendation is for the vaccination card to be presented at the time of care | Photo: Altemar Alcântara / Semcom

Manaus – The “D” Day of mobilization of the campaign against polio and of multivaccination, of the City of Manaus, happens this Saturday (17) in 135 fixed posts and 200 steering wheels, to assist children and teenagers in the age group from zero to 14 years, months and 29 days.

The action is coordinated by the Municipal Health Secretariat (Semsa Manaus) and will be from 8 am to 5 pm. The recommendation is for the vaccine card to be presented at the time of service.

Check it out here the list of where the multivaccination will take place.

In the campaign against polio, all children aged one to four years should receive a dose of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).

For children from two months to 11 months and 29 days, health professionals will evaluate the vaccination card and check the need for doses of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (VIP).

D-Day will also provide the following vaccines: BCG, which prevents tuberculosis; Pentavalent, against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B and the Haemophilus influenzae B virus; Rotavirus, against gastrointeritis; Pneumococcal 10, which protects pneumonia, meningitis and otitis; Meningococcal C; Meningococcal ACWY (for adolescents aged 11 and 12); Triple viral, which prevents measles, mumps and rubella; Varicella; HPV vaccine; Hepatitis A; Double Adult, against diphtheria and tetanus; and Yellow Fever.

Girls and boys will be able to take advantage of Saturday’s mobilization for immunization against HPV (human papillomavirus), which is a virus that can cause cancer, such as cervical, vulva, vagina, penis, anus and oropharynx. The HPV vaccine is targeted at girls aged 9 to 14 and boys aged 11 to 14 years.

* With information from the advisory

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