You public security servers that act in Curitiba begin to be vaccinated Covid-19 this Tuesday (5). In total, the State Health Secretariat (Sesa) sent to the municipalities last week 2.277 doses exclusively for police officers, firefighters, municipal guards and other civil servants in the area. The municipalities that received quotas for public security were already authorized to apply Sunday (4). However, some municipalities did not apply because it was a holiday and Easter.
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In Curitiba, 870 doses to security officers – 39% of the total ampoules sent by Sesa across the state. THE Municipal Health Secretariat chose to apply these first doses in firefighters, servers of the Legal Medical Institute (IML) and municipal guards. Vaccination of security professionals in Curitiba will be exclusively in the Pavilion of the Barigui Park and by scheduling through the system Health Now – either through the website or application.
“We chose firefighters, IML staff and our Municipal Guard to be immunized. Municipal guards have been supporting us in health services, in UPAs, health units and following up on vaccination,” explained the municipal health secretary, Marcia Huçulak, in an interview with the newspaper Half Day Paraná, from the PRC, this Monday (5th).
The decision to start vaccinating not only police and other security officers, but also military personnel Armed forces, departed from Ministry of Health. The preference is for agents who are working on the front line of the pandemic, such as first responders from the Fire Department and police officers who provide support in pandemic enforcement operations.
In order, security officers would be in the third phase of the National Immunization Plan, along with teachers and other essential professionals. Brazil is still in the first phase of the campaign, immunizing the elderly, indigenous people and health professionals. The second phase will be for people with comorbidities, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, among others.
A part of Paraná’s security agents has already been vaccinated for also being part of the health teams. This is the case of the 600 firefighters who work in ambulances and in the Be and have already received the first dossier. As well as part of the health professionals who work in the prison system.
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