Pfizer doses arrived this afternoon in Campo Grande (Photo: Paulo Francis)

Only at USF São Benedito will the official launch be at 8:30 am; vaccination of children will continue until 17:00

Pfizer doses arrived this afternoon in Campo Grande (Photo: Paulo Francis)

In Campo Grande, vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 against covid will start at 10 am for the general public, in all health units and in Seleta, in the São Francisco neighborhood and goes until 5 pm. Children aged 5 to 11 years with comorbidities, quilombolas and other children aged 11 years born until April will be immunized.

Before that, there will be a symbolic launch of the campaign at the USF (Family Health Unit) at 8:30 am, on Rua do Seminary. Only in this unit will the vaccination start at this time, ending at 17:00.

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The batch with 18,300 doses arrived this afternoon, at 5:15 pm, at Campo Grande International Airport, being taken to the Ceve (State Coordination of Epidemiological Surveillance) of the SES (State Department of Health) for distribution to the municipalities, which will your immunization schedule.

In Campo Grande, there will be 4,310 doses of Pfizer’s pediatric vaccine. The expectation is to vaccinate approximately 90,000 children aged 5 to 11 years with or without comorbidities.

Pfizer’s vaccine will have a different dosage for children than adults. In the orange bottle, intended for this audience, there are 10 doses of 10 micrograms, while in the purple bottle, which is for adolescents and adults, there are 6 doses of 30 micrograms. in two doses.

To speed up the vaccination process, Sesau reinforces the guidance for parents or guardians of the child to register on the website As of this afternoon, 13,197 children had already been registered.

Children must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians. If it is not possible for them to be present, the child may be vaccinated accompanied by a family member upon presentation of the duly completed authorization form that is available on the website for download.

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