The American opens the flu vaccination to all audiences from this Wednesday

The American opens the flu vaccination to all audiences from this Wednesday

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Doses will be available in all units, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with no need to schedule

By Ana Carolina Leal

June 21, 2022 at 3:54 p.m. • Last update on June 21, 2022 at 3:56 p.m.

Starting this Wednesday (22), anyone in Americana over the age of six months who has not yet taken the flu shot, can find the UBS (Basic Health Unit) closest to them. , to receive the immunizing agent. .

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The news was announced on Tuesday afternoon (21) by the municipal health department. Doses will be available in all units, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., without the need for an appointment.

According to the filing, the measure aims to expand vaccination coverage in the city and follows guidelines from the National Department of Health and the Ministry of Health. From the start of the campaign through June 15, Americana vaccinated 36,072 people against the flu.

Of the total vaccinated, 22,847 elderly people, 3,819 health workers, 3,577 children, 2,641 people with comorbidities, 721 people deprived of liberty, 646 teachers, 544 pregnant women, 136 prison workers, 121 truck drivers, 62 transport public, 59 postpartum women, 59 security and relief workers, 34 people with permanent disabilities, 23 members of the armed forces and 783 people from different groups, who were vaccinated in private clinics.

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