BH vaccines elderly 66-year-olds against COVID-19 from this Tuesday (6/4) – General

BH vaccines elderly 66-year-olds against COVID-19 from this Tuesday (6/4) – General
BH vaccines elderly 66-year-olds against COVID-19 from this Tuesday (6/4) – General
Seniors aged 66 years old by April 30 will be vaccinated (photo: Juarez Rodrigues / EM / DA Press)

Belo Horizonte’s 66 years can celebrate: their turn has come in line vaccination against COVID-19. The new phase, which starts this Tuesday (04/04), covers seniors aged 66 years old until April 30th.

A vaccination it will take place at the usual time, from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, in the capital’s health centers and fixed posts (check out the locations here). The Municipal Health Secretariat reinforces that vaccines for the public contemplated in this phase are guaranteed, it is not necessary to reach the places before the initial schedule.

The drive-thru stations have been expanded and are distributed in six structures (check the addresses). The hours of operation from 8 am to 4:30 pm.

To get the vaccine, it is necessary to bring an identity document, CPF and proof of residence. Everyone must be in a mask and respect the distance between the units. The ideal that the old man take, at most, one companion to avoid crowds.

The nine 24-hour Call Centers in Covid, which are in operation at the headquarters of call centers sade, are exclusive to attend to cases of low and medium complexity in the respiratory tract and in them there will be no vaccine application. The addresses of the locations are available on the City Hall portal.

Elderly people in bed with reduced mobility must register on the City Hall portal.

Or what or coronavrus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. The new coronavirus agent (COVID-19) was discovered in December 2019 in China. The disease can cause infections with symptoms initially similar to colds or flu, but with the risk of getting worse, which can result in death.
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How to COVID-19 transmitted?

The transmission of coronaviruses usually occurs by air or by personal contact with contaminated secretions, such as saliva droplets, sneezing, coughing, phlegm, close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands, contact with contaminated objects or surfaces, followed by contact with mouth, nose or eyes.Video: People without symptoms transmit the coronavirus?

How to prevent?

The recommendation is to avoid crowding, stay away from those with symptoms of respiratory infection, wash your hands frequently, cough with your forearm in front of your mouth and often use soap and water to wash your hands or gel alcohol after contact with surfaces and people. At home, take extra precautions against COVID-19.
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What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

Check out the main symptoms of people infected with COVID-19:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
  • Gastric problems
  • Diarrhea

In severe cases, victims have

  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure

The types of symptoms for COVID-19 increase each week as the researchers move forward in identifying the behavior of the virus.

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Myths and truths about the virus

On social media, the spread of COVID-19 also spread rumors about how the vrus Sars-CoV-2 transmitted. And other doubts arose: Is alcohol gel capable of killing the virus? Is the coronavirus lethal at a worrying level? Can an infected person infect several others? Will the epidemic kill thousands of Brazilians, since SUS would not be able to serve everyone? We did a report with a doctor specializing in infectology and he explains all the myths and truths about the coronavirus.

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