From the PE diary
Due to the increasing cases Covid-19 In Pernambuco Pernambuco State Department of Health (SES-PE) A technical memorandum was sent to municipalities recommending the application of the vaccine against the disease. The document guides the second dose of the bivalent vaccine to priority groups, according to the Ministry of Health (MS) guidelines.
The Pernambuco State Immunization Program (PEI-PE) highlights the importance of applying the second dose of the bivalent vaccine to people aged 60 years or older and immunocompromised people over 12 years of age. People who took the last dose of the vaccine more than 6 months ago can get the vaccine starting Wednesday (06).
“Due to the rise in Covid-19 cases, municipalities have begun to organize themselves to intensify the vaccination process. This Wednesday, we issued a statement to everyone to start vaccination with the bivalent vaccine. Vaccination rooms are equipped and the priority group should look for the basic health unit closest to their homes“, noted the Supervisor of the National Immunization Program in Pernambuco (PNI-PE), Jane Torres.
This group was given priority due to the identification of a high incidence of COVID-19 cases in the last four pandemic weeks.
The Secretariat informed that since the beginning of the pandemic, these cases have already been confirmed 1,199,055 cases Disease in Pernambuco. who are they, 1,137,402 were mild that it 61653 Serious. The virus has already caused it 23,140 people died in the state.
Find out where to get the COVID-19 vaccine
Most vaccination points in Recife do not require an appointment, including Family Health Units (UFS), Upinhas, polyclinics and four shopping malls. In the RioMar, Recife and Tacaruna malls, for example, vaccination stations are open for service from Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 7 pm, and on Sundays from 12 noon to 7 pm. Boa Vista Shopping Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 7pm and on Sundays from 11am to 7pm.
Olinda’s vaccination points do not require an appointment and residents can get the shot at the city’s health units and polyclinics, which are open Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vaccinations are also available at the Shopping Pateo station, open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m