Rio City Hall estimates vaccinating young people between 15 and 18 years old until

In the city of Rio de Janeiro, vaccination against covid-19 enters the age of 32 on this Monday (2). The morning part was intended for women, while men are being attended to in the afternoon.

The estimate of the Municipality of Rio is that the vaccination will continue until reaching the age group of 15 to 18 years old at the end of the month. Vaccination of minors against covid-19 in Rio de Janeiro begins on August 23, while young people aged 18 or over are vaccinated by the 18th of the same month.

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In the recap of those who missed the vaccination, people with disabilities, pregnant women, postpartum women and those aged 50 or over can receive the first dose any day, in the afternoon.

Who will receive the vaccine must present original identification with photo, CPF number and, if possible, the vaccination booklet. For the second dose, it is important to also bring proof of the first application.

People with disabilities must present a report from the public or private network; free public transport cards; documents evidencing assistance in rehabilitation centers or specialized units in the care of people with disabilities; official identity document with the indication of disability or any other document that indicates that it is a person with a disability.

Pregnant women and mothers must present a prenatal card, in addition to signing the clarification term available on the city hall’s website.

Vaccination at Tide

Mass vaccination of residents of Complexo da Maré reached the goal, with the immunization of 33,774 people last weekend, according to the City of Rio.

The action is part of a survey by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in partnership with the Municipal Health Department and the NGO Redes da Maré, with the aim of mapping the impact of vaccination on the community’s population.

The adult population that had not yet been immunized received the first dose at one of 145 vaccination points throughout the region.

The immunizing agent used in the action was that of AstraZeneca/Fiocruz, with exclusive vaccination for residents of Maré registered in one of the seven Primary Care units that serve the communities of Maré. In all, 1,620 volunteers worked during the four days of the action.

Source: BoF Rio de Janeiro

Edition: Mariana Pitasse

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