In Maceio, less than 10% of the elderly have been vaccinated against influenza

Only 9.9% of the elderly who received the Maceió influenza vaccine were vaccinated in the first phase of the national campaign, which ends next Saturday (30). Maceió town hall released the information this Monday (25.

In absolute terms, only 12,297 people over the age of 60 applied for vaccinated health units. There are 124,338 vaccinated elderly in the capital.

According to the partial balance sheet of the Maceió immunization administration, by Friday (22nd), 11.4% of healthcare workers wanted to be vaccinated against the flu. That is, 4,845 42,396 people from the audience.

The campaign also includes measles vaccination. To date, the groups have used 1,188 doses.

Where to get vaccinated?

Health groups provide vaccines in all vaccination rooms of municipal health units. When vaccinating, the population must present a photo ID in addition to the vaccination card.

In addition, healthcare workers must present an original and a copy of a document proving their current professional activities. For example, a class authorization card, card, an updated payslip, or a statement from the health center where you work or train. The vaccination team will keep copies of these documents.

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