COVID-19: Prefecture resumes vaccination of children aged six months to 12 years

The municipality of Porto Velho will proceed to vaccinate children between six months and 12 years previous in opposition to covid-19 subsequent Monday (6). During the month of February, the Municipal Health Secretariat (Semusa) will make the vaccine accessible in all well being models from 8 am to 6 pm. See the place to get vaccinated right here.

Children may even be vaccinated in rural areas and districts. In these locations, the calendar is ready collectively in accordance to the peculiarities of every area, together with weekends.

The resumption of vaccination in opposition to Covid-19 for infants and children was attainable after the arrival of new doses in Rondônia despatched by the Ministry of Health. The Pfizer Baby vaccine is for children six months to 5 years of age, and the Pfizer Pediatric vaccine is for children 5 to 12 years of age.

Pfizer’s vaccine cycle for infants and children consists of three doses, 4 weeks aside from the primary to the second and eight weeks aside between the second and third doses.


Children aged 3 and 4 who haven’t but began vaccinations can obtain Pfizer Baby

Children aged 3 and 4 who haven’t but acquired (*12*) vaccination in opposition to Covid-19 can obtain Pfizer Baby Immunizer. The proposal was made by technical word No. 399/2022 from the Ministry of Health.

Those who acquired the primary dose of (*12*) ought to obtain a second dose of the identical immunizer, 28 days aside. According to Marina Martellet, a nurse at Semusa’s immunization division, “the municipality has not acquired a dose of this immunizer and due to the low quantity in inventory, the vaccine is obtainable in 4 well being departments.”

The second dose of (*12*) is obtainable within the models: USF Agenor de Carvalho (Monday and Thursday), USF Maurício Bustani (Monday and Thursday), USF José Adelino (Tuesday and Friday), USF Castanheira (Wednesday and Friday), all open from 8 am to 6 pm.

Semusa deputy secretary and pediatrician Marilene Penati advises dad and mom to take their children for vaccinations. “Regular immunization is as necessary as covid-19. Classes resume subsequent week and having an up-to-date ebook on vaccines will assist forestall our children from getting sick.”


Last Monday (30), the Ministry of Health, by way of technical discover 22/2023, really helpful the use of a further dose for 3- and 4-year-old children with the complete schedule of (*12*) (1st and 2nd doses). For children from 5 to 12 years previous. For each immunizations, a booster dose ought to be administered 120 days (4 months) after the second dose.


The Pfizer vaccine is obtainable for residents over 12 years of age in any respect well being models in Porto Velho between 8am and 6pm. People 12 to 17 years of age ought to obtain the primary and second doses plus a booster dose. Those over 18 ought to be vaccinated with the primary and second doses and two booster doses.


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