San Cristóbal de Las Casas.- The Health Jurisdiction II of the State Health Secretariat has installed permanent vaccination modules against influenza and other diseases in the Center of this city, shopping malls, and other strategic points, in order to facilitate the access to the population, they will be until the first months of 2021 and brigades also go to neighborhoods.
In the first days of this vaccination campaign, they have gone to neighborhoods such as Fatima and Guadalupe, among other colonies, where they settle for a day from 8:30 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon, in addition to making house-to-house visits, looking for that most of the population be vaccinated, especially against influenza, since the cold fronts have begun and winter is approaching.
The members of the brigades invite you to go to the vaccination posts, either the permanent ones or those that are installed in neighborhoods and neighborhoods, with facemask and vaccination card, if they have it, they will be given a receipt for control.
The vaccines that are being applied are against influenza, Pneumococcus in children under 5 years of age, SRP, Hexavalent, Hepatitis B in adolescents and adults, Hepatitis A, Chickenpox, and Pneumococcus for older adults.
When asking the vaccination staff about the effects the flu vaccine might have, he said that sometimes people can reject antivirals and have reactions to the illness itself, but that is no reason for people not to get vaccinated.
“Generally that happens when the vaccine is applied for the first time, but it does not happen in all cases, only in some cases fever, malaise and some symptoms of influenza appear, it is a reaction found in certain organisms.”
Finally, they reported that the priority is to vaccinate children from 6 to 59 months of age against influenza, pregnant women, adults over 60 years of age, people with asthma, diabetes, cancer, and other chronic degenerative diseases.