Vaccination against influenza and covid for over 60s, risk groups and priority groups has started – Murcia – San Javier

Starting from Thursday, the Ministry of Health will administer the flu vaccination together with the booster dose against covid-19 to over 60s, risk groups and priority groups – pregnant women, essential personnel, chronically ill or with risk diseases. and home caregivers or cohabitants of people at risk or elderly–.

Together with this group, health workers are also called to vaccinate themselves against both infections, starting from the same day. This vaccination will be in the usual health centers and vaccination places.

Please note that from this Tuesday the web appointment to request the combined flu and coronavirus vaccine is enabled.

Together with this group, health workers are also called to vaccinate against both infections from the same day. This vaccination will be in the usual health centers and vaccination places.

The Minister of Health, Juan José Pedreño, presented the awareness campaign that will be carried out through the Directorate General of Public Health and Addiction to promote the simultaneous vaccination of influenza and covid. This information campaign will be distributed in all health centers and hospitals, as well as through the media and social networks.

Furthermore, Pedreño recalled that “the Region of Murcia is the second autonomous community to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine”. This is intended for people aged 65 to 69 who have not been vaccinated before or those who have been waiting for a booster dose for more than five years. Together with the flu vaccine with the new 20-valent conjugate vaccine, risk groups and people residing in residences over the age of 18 can also be vaccinated.

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