Polio Vaccination and Multivaccination Campaign has been extended


The National Vaccination Campaign against Polio and Multivaccination was extended until the next 30th of November. The demand for vaccines is below expectations by the City of Itapevi. So far, only 47.50% of children and adolescents have been immunized against polio, the goal of the Ministry of Health is 95%.

According to the balance of the Health Secretariat of Itapevi, the goal of vaccination against Polio is 14,461 children, from 1 to 4 years old. But until this Wednesday (18), only 6,268 received the immunizing droplets.

In the multi-vaccine campaign, for children and adolescents under 15 years of age, demand is also low, only 4,054 received the necessary doses. The total is 9,365 that must be immunized.

Parents and guardians owe their children at the UBSs (Basic Health Units) and USFs (Family Health Unit) closest to their residence, which operates from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 3:30 pm, carrying out the vaccine applications. Suburbano and Vitápolis units go until 18h applying the necessary doses.

Vaccines offered during the campaign

The vaccines that are being offered during the Campaign are those that are part of the Basic Vaccination Calendar 2020 for Children and Adolescents. They are: Yellow Fever; Triple Viral (measles, mumps and rubella); dT (diphtheria and tetanus); Meningococcal ACWY (ACWY meningococcal disease); Quadrivalent HPV (HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18); BGC (severe forms of tuberculosis); Hepatitis B; Pentavalent (tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, Haemophilus influenzae be hepatitis b); Rotavirus (rotavirus diarrhea); Pneumococcal 10 (invasive pneumococcal disease for the 10 serotypes); Meningococcal C (meningococcal disease C); Viral Tetra (measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox); DTP (diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough); Hepatitis A; Chickenpox (chicken pox).

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