The Minister of Health will strengthen measures to combat dengue incineration and the application of booster doses in municipalities

During a technical visit to the municipalities of the Piauí coastal plain, Secretary of State for Health Neris Junior monitored the work being done to assist municipalities in applying the booster dose and filling in the data. Official system of the Ministry of Health and control of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito.

According to Secretary Neris, the purpose of the visit was to assess the number of vaccinations in the coastal plain, where it was found that three municipalities had not yet reached the 60% dose range: Murici dos Portelas, Bom Principio do Piauí and Parnaíba. And this has a direct link to flexibility measures, as we are still in force with a state regulation.

“Three municipalities in the plain have not yet reached the vaccination target. To address the problem, the State Department of Health is providing direct support to these municipalities, including assistance in filling out forms where municipalities are identified as needing support for data entry. This is one of the government’s measures to help those municipalities that have not reached the 60% share and are striving for complete vaccination of the entire population, ”the secretary emphasizes.

Secretary Neris also explains that the Busca Ativa program, which visited municipalities looking for COVID cases, is now providing technical guidance to municipalities to have a more precise strategy that can be integrated into the system. does this quantification.

The purpose of the visit was also to check the information and assist the municipalities in combating the Aedes Aegypti mosquito. Currently, Sesap’s data show that four municipalities are in a satisfactory condition: Caraúbas do Piauí, Cocal dos Alves, Murici dos Portelas and Parnaíba. Five municipalities are on alert, Bomprincip do Piauí, Buriti dos Lopes, Cocal, Ilha Grande and Luis Correia, and one municipality is at risk: Cajueiro da Praia.

To help municipalities fight mosquitoes, Secretary Neris Junior says that in addition to providing a smoke truck, Sesapi will continue steering work to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds. “Our technicians, with the help of municipalities, monitor the level of pollution in the neighborhood, build mosquito infestations in nearby areas and continue spraying, this is the work done in Section 4, where in these 4 cycles we only have a 3-day break after scientific measurement,” he points out.

Neris also points out that 90% of cases in households where mosquito larvae are found have already been treated. And it reinforces the population’s call for help in the fight. “We are asking the population to support them with simple measures such as turning the bottles upside down, covering the water tanks, removing the tires that collect the water, cleaning the backyards, removing all the objects that collect the water. We all need to unite because the main strategy is to help the population, which is the main player in the fight against dengue fever and Chikungunya mosquitoes, ”he concludes.

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