Health expands the age range for influenza vaccination Influenza – Rio Grande City Hall

From this Saturday (14), children aged 5-9 and adults aged 55-59 will be able to get the flu (H1N1) flu vaccine. A new rule was released this Friday by the Epidemiological Surveillance of the Rio Grande Ministry of Health (13).
Other Priority groups with or without comorbidities remain the same in the influenza vaccine and also in the triple virus vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella). They are: Healthcare workers and children 6 months to 5 years old, older people over 60 years old, teachers, pregnant women, women who have given birth, people aged 10-54 with chronic illness (proven illness), people with permanent illnesses, truck drivers , motorways, ports, the defense forces and security and rescue forces.


This Saturday, vacancies for receiving the Covid-19, flu or triple virus vaccine include Posto IV (Canalete), an additional casino room (Av. Rio Grande, 67) and the Marine Park post office. Everyone attends from 9am to 12pm.

Identification is required for vaccination. Elderly people 60 years of age and older should take their vaccine card to update their vaccine against the Covid-19 virus. On the other hand, healthcare workers should use the Vaccine Booklet to update the triple virus vaccine (measles, rubella and mumps) as well as the Covid-19 vaccine.


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Published: May 13, 2022

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