We already know when the vaccination campaign will begin in the Community of Madrid. The vaccination joint flu and covid will begin on October 16.
It will likely be extended until January 31 of next year. And with the aim of reducing the impact of the bronchiolitis, Starting October 2, children under six months of age will be immunized.
Vaccination against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (VRS) will begin on October 1 and will be aimed at babies born on or after April 1 of this year. For those born between April 1 and September 30, appointments will be offered at five public hospitals through the self-appointment system.
Those born from October 1 to March 31 will receive immunization in the maternity wards of public hospitals before discharge or through autocite.
The Madrid’s community has acquired 50,000 doses of the vaccine against RSV, which causes bronchiolitis and pneumonia, with an investment of 10.8 million euros. This seasonal pathogen affects infants more frequently and reaches its epidemic peak between December and January.
The next flu campaign will include, for the first time, the child population from 6 months to 4 years and 11 months. This campaign will start on October 16 both for adults over 60 years of age and for people in risk groups, such as chronically ill people, pregnant women, health professionals and social health workers, among others.
He regional executive has decided to acquire a total of 850,000 vials of quadrivalent vaccines with adjuvant, specifically intended for people aged 65 years or older, along with another 750,000 doses for the rest of Madrid’s citizens who are the subject of the vaccination campaign.
Third Booster Dose against Covid-19
The third booster dose against covid-19 It will be administered simultaneously with the start of the flu vaccination campaign.
It will be aimed at risk groups, such as those over 60 years of age, Chronically ill and socio-health personnel. The latest data shows a continued increase in cases, which underlines the importance of this measure.
How to request an appointment?
To receive the vaccine at a center Primary Care It must be requested in advance by phone (by calling the health center or also at 900 102 112), through the Community of Madrid website or also through the Madrid Health Appointment application. Once the date has been chosen, the person will have to go to the health center on the assigned day.
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