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Health professionals from Lucas do Rio Verde participate in a meeting to discuss vaccination against Covid in children

Health professionals from Lucas do Rio Verde participate in a meeting to discuss vaccination against Covid in children


The meeting took place in a mixed fashion, Friday (14).

By Editora ScenarioMT with tips

Nurses and nursing technicians who work in primary care in the Department of Health in Lucas de Rio Verde Participate in a meeting with the Municipal Health Board of Directors Matthew Grosso (Cosems/MT) and with the State Department of Health (SES – MT), Friday (14), to handle the Covid vaccination campaign in children aged 5 to 11.

The meeting lasted about four hours and was held in a mixed format, with part of the participants in the meeting room of the municipality of Paço and the rest remotely. Among the topics covered were good vaccination practices, age group, immune system characteristics, components, records, as well as vaccination strategies.

Vaccine application against COVID-19 In children it was authorized on December 15 last year by the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) and issued by the Ministry of Health on January 5.

The vaccine will be called the Pfizer brand, at a lower dose than in people over 12 years of age, and one-third of the other formulation.

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In addition, the vials will have an orange cap that distinguishes from doses already used in people over 12 years of age.

Lucas de Rio Verde He has not yet received doses from Pfizer for children aged 5 to 11 years. Once the vaccines arrive, the immunization schedule will be prepared and reported on the City Hall website.