Municipality of Quillota reinforces vaccination campaign against influenza and Covid-19 with field operations – Radio Festival

As part of the winter campaign strategy and in view of the rise in respiratory virus cases, the Department of Health of the Municipality of Quillota will reinforce the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 and Influenza in the commune.

For these purposes, between Monday May 29 and Friday June 2, SaludQuillota will enable a device in the Plaza de Armas de Quillota.

“The influenza vaccine is intended for risk groups, such as children from 6 months of age to fifth grade, chronic people and older adults from 65 years of age. And we will also have the Bivalent vaccine against Covid-19 “, explained Damari Ávila, a nurse at the Cardenal Raúl Silva Henríquez de Quillota health center.

This new vaccination point against Influenza and Covid-19 will work from Monday to Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., while on Friday, June 2, the opening hours will be from 9:00 a.m. and until 3:00 p.m.

In the commune of Quillota, the target audience for the influenza vaccine is 45,287 people; to date, 29,474 have been vaccinated, which constitutes a 65.08% advance in vaccination.


According to reports from the Ministry of Health, currently, the main viruses circulating correspond to respiratory syncytial virus, with 46% of positive cases; followed by influenza, with 30% of positive cases; and adenovirus, with 10%.

For this reason, it is important to complement vaccination with other preventive measures such as the use of a mask in case of respiratory symptoms or when going to crowded places; cover the mouth and nose with the forearm in case of coughing; frequent hand washing and ventilation of enclosed spaces.

2023-05-27 20:00:40

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