The health department of the municipality of Presidente Prudente (Sesau) updated the list of health units that will open on Saturday 30 April to update the vaccination card for children aged six months and under.
Twelve units were selected for this shift, open from 8 am to 12 noon: UBS Vila Real, UBS Ana Jacinta, UBS Belo Horizonte, UBS Cedral, UBS Guanabara, UBS São Judas, UBS Brasil Novo, UBSCohab, ESF de Floresta, ESF Marcondes, ESF São Pedro and ESF João Domingos.
Vaccine Fest – 5th Edition
On the same day, April 30, at the Fire Department Central Unit from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sesau will host the 5th VacinaFest to celebrate the start of flu and measles vaccinations in children under the age of six months. in addition to the card upgrade.
Vânia Maria Alves, Technical Health Coordinator for Municipal Epidemiological Surveillance (VEM), emphasizes that one of the main goals of the 30-day measure is to increase vaccination coverage for poliomyelitis, which is around 60%, according to the survey. March.
According to the Ministry of Health, the ideal vaccination rate against measles and polio should be over 90%. DATASUS data show that vaccination rates have been below this percentage since 2012 and were 50.4 percent in 2016 and 60.7 percent in 2021.
Vaccina Fest also distributes popcorn and cotton candy, in addition to children’s characters, including the Glittering Dog of the Fire Department. During the event, the barracks army will be on site to introduce the structure of the place to the children.
Covid-19 vaccines are also available to the general public, both adults and children.
Source: Communications Department