Saturday , June 12 2021

Medical staff go out to strengthen the vaccination campaign

Last Sunday, employees of the Ministry of Health inoculated thirty children in Campo de la Gloria, and next fourteen next Saturday, working from door to door in the Miter district.

As part of the campaign for vaccination against measles and rubella, the Secretariat for Health of the Municipality of San Lorenzo carries out an active search in various sectors of the city. Last Sunday, the staff in the area had thirty children at the kite festival in Campo de la Gloria, and yesterday another fourteen at the Mitów home, from door to door.

From the beginning of activity, on October 1, 2,257 out of 3,195 boys from 13 months to 4 years old, 11 months and 29 days in San Lorenzo received a dose, which is 71 per cent of the target population. "We want to achieve one hundred percent and to avoid lost opportunities, we work in the field, we do not expect people to come to the city's health centers, but we go out to look for them and we will do it by November 30," said Susana Diana, undersecretary of health.

In this sense, the Secretariat team performs control tasks and works with municipal, public and private kindergartens to ensure that all boys and girls are vaccinated.

"This campaign aims to prevent new cases of measles, a viral disease, potentially serious and very infectious." To this end, the Nation drops an extra dose that is placed outside the child who has received the dose for a year of life, which is why it has been counting for 13 months "added the official.

The vaccine is available free of charge in fifteen city health centers, two provincial centers and in the hospital Granaderos and Caballo.

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