Measles: a weekend to get vaccinated

Measles: a weekend to get vaccinated

This Saturday and Sunday, vaccination posts will be set up in different public spaces in the city of Córdoba. Only the additional dose of triple viral will be placed, as part of the campaign to reinforce measles. The Immunization Program of the Ministry of Health of the Province informed by means of a communiqué that on Saturday and Sunday vaccination posts will be located in centers commercial, plazas and parks of the city of Córdoba, within the framework of the national campaign to reinforce the triple viral vaccine, which protects against measles, rubella and mumps. In this opportunity, only the additional dose for girls and Children from 13 months to 4 years inclusive in different strategic points of the city. The list of sites arranged guarantees coverage of several strategic points and is comprehensive. Plaza Alberdi neighborhood General Paz. Saturday from 16 to 19. Paseo Libertad Sabattini (Avenida Sabattini 3250). Saturday from 15 to 20. Mariano Max (Avenida Vélez Sarsfield and Tirol). Saturday from 9.30 to 13.Super Mami (South Circumvallation collector). Saturday from 9.30 a.m. to 13.Almacor (Armada Argentina 1992, Bº Santa Isabel). Saturday from 9.30 to 13. Paseo Rivera Indarte (Avenida Ricardo Rojas and Manuel de Falla). Sunday, from 15 to 20. Parque Las Heras. Sunday, from 16 to 19. The vaccine is placed free of charge, it is necessary to bring your ID; and if possible, also the vaccination card. The Province clarified that, in case of rain, the activities planned in the open air are suspended and new operations are scheduled for the subsequent weekends. Also, you can access this dose in all vaccinations in the province, in regular days and hours, until November 30. The campaign to reinforce the triple viral vaccine has among its objectives to support the elimination of measles in the country, This was certified by the Pan American Health Organization in 2016. However, this disease circulates in other countries, so there is a risk of reintroduction. In order to give continuity to the vaccination program, the former San Roque hospital -Rosario de Santa Fe 374- is open from Monday to Friday, and even on Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday of Vaccines, at the Pediatric Hospital. November, from 9 to 15, the "Saturday of Vaccines" will be held at the Pediatric Hospital. The initiative aims to facilitate access to the whole family to complete the vaccination cards and sensitize the population in general on the importance of immunizations. For this, several vaccination posts will be available so that those who attend can complete their cards. . Then, they can participate in recreational and recreational activities in the courtyard of the Hospital that will include music, games, stories and other surprises. The event will also include the presence of special guests. The vaccination of the Pediatric Hospital works normally, throughout the year, from 8 to 20.

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