June 4, 2023

Find out where to get vaccinated against influenza and the virus in the capital this holiday – the capital

Delayed doses against COVID-19 can also be looked for on holiday (Photo: Arquivo/Campo Grande News)

This (first) Labor Day weekend in Campo Grande, five USF Basic Health Units (UBS) and Family Health Units are open for influenza and COVID-19 immunization: UBS 26 de Agosto, USF Jardim Northwest, USF Moreninhas, USF Silva Regina, and UBS Dona neta. The vaccination shift started at 7 am and will continue until 5 pm without interruption.

Last Tuesday (25), Sissao (Municipal Minister of Health) expanded the offer of the bivalent vaccine against COVID-19 to all persons 18 years of age or older. This audience may be looking for reinforcements on holidays or during the week. People who are behind on doses will also find immunization devices available.

For influenza, only groups recommended by the Ministry of Health can be vaccinated. One dose is available for seniors 60 years and older. health workers; children from six months to under six years old; pregnant women of any gestational age; postpartum women up to 45 days postpartum; truck drivers. the original people; armed forces professionals; specialists from the security and rescue forces; education workers; road passenger service workers; residents with permanent disabilities; Population with comorbidities. prison system specialists; Port professionals population deprived of liberty and young people who comply with social and educational measures.

The influenza vaccine provided by the SUS (Unified Health System) protects against H1N1 and H3N2 viruses, against influenza A and against influenza B, being effective against all three different types of influenza.

during the week – Vaccination against influenza, covid-19, and the rest of the National Immunization Plan (PNI) will follow the normal flow from Tuesday (2). Immunization can be requested during the morning and afternoon at more than 70 UBS and UBSF campuses in Campo Grande.