DOH discourages walk-in COVID-19 vaccination for kids aged 5 to 11

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday discouraged walk-in COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 to prevent crowding at vaccination sites.

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1/28/2022 12:30:00 PM

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday discouraged walk-in COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 to prevent crowding at vaccination sites.

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday discouraged walk-in COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 to prevent crowding at vaccination sites.

(Please avoid enrolling as walk-ins in order to prevent overcrowding at health centers, as this could lead to the spread of the virus.)Vergeire said the rollout ison February 4 in hospitals such as the National Children’s Hospital, Philippine Children’s Medical Center, and the Philippine Heart Center.

The rollout will then move to other areas in the region the afternoon.Parents or guardians must bring documents showing their relationship with the kid, as well as proper identification, to the vaccination facility, according to government guidelines.

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“Hinihikayat po namin iwasan ang pag walk-in at magparehistro upang maiwasan ang pag o-overcrowd sa ating health center na maaring magdulot ng pagkalat ng virus,” Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said at a media briefing.The Department of Education (DepEd) expressed full support to the scheduled rollout of the vaccination program for children aged five to 11 against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in February.By: Futch Anthony Inso - CDN Digital Correspondent | January 26,2022 - 08:04 PM Lawyer James Sayson.The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported the death of five persons due to the Covid-19 Omicron variant.

(Please avoid enrolling as walk-ins in order to prevent overcrowding at health centers, as this could lead to the spread of the virus.) Vergeire said the rollout is on February 4 in hospitals such as the National Children’s Hospital, Philippine Children’s Medical Center, and the Philippine Heart Center. 28. The rollout will then move to other areas in the region the afternoon. Sayson said that Luzon will start inoculating children on February 4. Parents or guardians must bring documents showing their relationship with the kid, as well as proper identification, to the vaccination facility, according to government guidelines. on the planned vaccination of children in the younger age group. In the event that parents are unavailable, guardians must present a special power of attorney.1 and BA.

If this cannot be obtained, they need to bring a notarized authorization letter, an affidavit, or a certification signed by the barangay captain. “Sila ang nakakaalam ng supply, sila ang nagko-coordinate ang vaccination sites, and of course, we want the assurance na ang aming learners, teaching staff sa department, ay safe kaya tuloy-tuloy ang pag-implement ng polisiya na ito at handa kami (They are the ones who know the supply, they are the ones who coordinate the vaccination sites, and of course, we want the assurance that our learners, teaching staff in the department, are safe so the implementation of this policy will continue and we are ready),” Briones said. Kay kahibaw ko daghan na sab nga ginikanan ang gustong bakunahan na ang ilang mga anak,” Sayson said. Vergeire also reminded the public to wear face masks and to observe social distancing at the vaccination sites. Meanwhile, Vergeire said that adverse events following vaccination are rare. “We welcome itong announcement na mag-u-umpisa na nga itong para sa 5 to 11 years old bilang dagdag doon sa 12 to 17 (We welcome this announcement that [the vaccination] for 5 to 11 years old will already start in addition to those 12 to 17),” Malaluan said. However, she said mild side effects are expected, such as pain and swelling at the injection site, fatigue, and headache. “We will have a meeting with the barangay captains next week kay ang among plano, mag-open ta ug booster shots sa mga health centers. “Batay sa isang pagsusuri, ang COVID-19 vaccine para sa 5 to 11 years old ay may 91% efficacy. He explained that part of the agreement with DOH on the expansion phase of limited face-to-face classes in basic education is that “vaccination of all of our learners is preferred. According to Vergeire, BA.

Lumabas din po sa nasabing pag-aaral na walang malubhang side effect,” she said. (Based on a study, the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 has a 91% efficacy.. But Sayson said that they are planning to reopen the vaccination site at Barangay Marigondon when the inoculation of 5 to 11 years old will start. It also showed that there were no severe side effects.) Vergeire added that the side effects would be gone within two to three days. “Bagamat lumalabas na less severe ang COVID-19 cases sa pediatric age, maari pa rin sila mahawaan ng COVID-19 na maaring maka resulta sa hospitalization or admission sa intensive care unit,” she said.1 and BA.

(Even though data shows that COVID-19 cases are less severe in the pediatric age, they can still get infected, which may result in hospitalization or admission to the intensive care unit.) “Kung sila naman po ay nabakunahan na sa COVID-19, mainam na magantay ng 14 araw o dalawang linggo bago po magpabakuna sa ibang sakit upang maayos natin ma-monitor ang anything na magre-reaction ng katawan,” she added. (It's best to wait 14 days or two weeks after they've been vaccinated against COVID-19 before getting vaccinated against other illnesses so we can monitor their body's reactions.) — VBL, GMA News .