PBH is vaccinating children against polio this weekend – Gerais

In central Minas Gerais, polio vaccination is under goal (Photo: PBH/Open)

The metropolis of Belo Horizonte will vaccinate children between 1 and 4 years previous against polio this weekend (17 and 18/9). Vaccination factors are in all areas of Belo Horizonte, with schedules various from morning to night.

In the capital metropolis, polio vaccination protection of children is solely 53.3% of the target market, whereas the deliberate indicator of the Ministry of Health is 95%. About 104,000 children have been vaccinated against polio in Belo Horizonte. See vaccination websites on the finish of this article.

Children have to be accompanied by their dad and mom or authorized guardians at vaccination facilities and should current a photograph or start certificates, CPF, proof of deal with and vaccination card.

According to the town well being division, children between 1 and 4 years of age whose vaccination card is renewed also needs to obtain one other dose of the oral polio vaccine (drop).

The polio vaccination on Sunday (18/9) is a part of this system of the Belo Horizonte + Feliz Movement, an initiative of the City Hall to encourage native artists and entrepreneurs, with occasions all through the town. Sunday of each month.

What is polio and why is the vaccine vital?

Polio (polio) is an acute, contagious illness attributable to a virus that infects each children and adults. Brazil has been eradicated because of using vaccines, and the final analysis within the nation was in 1989.

The illness could cause immobility or weak spot within the arms, legs, or each, which might have critical penalties. The oral polio vaccine is important to forestall the illness from re-infesting your complete inhabitants.

According to PBH, there was a progressive decline in polio vaccination charges in Brazil in recent times. The nation was just lately listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of many 10 international locations most susceptible to illness recurrence.

Check out this weekend’s vaccination places and occasions:

Saturday (17/9)

barreiro

By commerce: Avenida Afonso Vaz de Melo, 640, Barreiro

Opening hours: 12:00 to 18:00

New sale

Andradas Health Center: Rua Mariana Amlia de Azevedo, 21, San Joao Batista

Opening hours: 8:30 to 16:30

Jardim Europe Health Center: Rua Edinburg, 140, Jardim Europe

Opening hours: 8:30 to 16:30

Health Center Rio Branco: Rua Crisanto Muniz, 120, Rio Branco

Opening hours: 8:30 to 16:30

Sunday (18/9)

barreiro

Amadeo Lorenzatto Square: Avenida Zigmund Weiss, S/N, Pilar

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

South heart

Santa Lcia Dam: Avenida Arthur Bernardes, 1337, Santa Lcia

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

East

Praa Santurio So Geraldo: Rua Silva Alvarenga, S/N, So Geraldo

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

North East

Ribeiro de Abreu Park: Rua Antnio Ribeiro de Abreu, 885, Ribeiro de Abreu

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

North west

Santa Cruz Square: Rua Roseiral, S/N, Santo Andr

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

North

Nossa Senhora da Piedade Park: Rua Rubens de Souza Pimentel, 750, Aaro Reis

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

nix Mall: Avenida Valdomiro Lobo, 55, Guarani

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

West

Aggeo Pio Sobrinho Park: Avenida Professor Mario Werneck, 2691, Burit

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

Carlos Marquez Plaza: West Street, S/N, Calafate

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

Pampulha

Praa dos Agricultores: Avenida dos Engenheiros, S/N, Cndida Ferreira

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

New sale

Consul sq.: Rua Doutor lvaro Camargo, 1157, Santa Branca

Working hours: 9:00 to 14:00

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