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COVID-19: vaccination continues this February 12 and 13 for children from 5 to 11 years old and the application of booster doses

This Saturday, February 12, and tomorrow, Sunday, February 13, different vaccination days will be held to inoculate all children from 5 to 11 years of age, with or without comorbidities, in Metropolitan Lima and Callao. Likewise, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) launched the first edition of the “Flechazo de la Vaccination”, in order to promote until February 14 the application of booster doses against covid-19 in the population over 18 years of age.

On the eve of the Valentine’s Day celebrations, couples will be able to go get their dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca and participate in the contest by posting a photograph to your social networks together with your companion, using the hashtag #FlechazoDeLaVacunación.

At the same time, as announced by the Ministry of Health (Minsa), doses will also be applied for the other older age groups.

The vaccination of children with or without comorbidities in the aforementioned age group will be carried out from 7 am to 9 pm (Saturday 12) and from 7 am to 7 pm (Sunday 13) in certain places (see graph).

Vaccination center available from 07:00 am to 9:00 pm on Saturday and from 07:00 am to 7:00 pm on Sunday.

Vaccination for adults over 12 years of age

In parallel, today Saturday the 12th there will be a day of vaccination for the rest of the age groups from 7 am to 9 pm and, tomorrow, Sunday 13, it will be attended from 7 am to 7 pm

The Minsa warned that in the other vaccination centers in the capital and Callao the attention will be during normal hours, that is, until 4:00 p.m. In this link can know where they are.

Vaccination center available during office hours 07:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday and 07:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Who can be vaccinated?

For children from 5 to 11 years old

The Ministry of Health enabled the campaign Warma Vaccine to inoculate against COVID-19 girls and boys from 5 to 11 years old, with or without comorbidities. They must attend with a parent or guardian.

For over 18 years

People over 18 years of age who come to be vaccinated must bring their ID, double mask or a KN95 and optionally with a face shield. Those who attend for their second dose must bring the card received in the first vaccination.

For teens ages 12-17

In the case of minors between 12 and 17 years of age, adolescents must go to be vaccinated in the company of an adult so that they sign the informed consent.

third dose

Adults 18 and over can now go to vaccination centers and health establishments for the booster dose inoculation, if more than 3 months have passed since they received their first two vaccines. In the case of citizens immunized outside of Peru, they must approach vaccination centers showing their card issued abroad.

What do I do if my child has not been vaccinated on the indicated date?

In this regard, Gabriela Jiménez specified that now the parents or an adult can take the minor to any vaccination center near their home, despite the fact that they have not been inoculated on the indicated date.

“If adolescents between 12 and 17 years of age missed their vaccination date, they should just go to any vaccination center near their home, they no longer have to check the Pongo al Ombro”Jiménez commented to the Andina agency.

The target population to be protected against COVID-19 in the country it amounts to 28 million 024,000 people, including adolescents from 12 to 17 years old. This last age group is made up of 3 million 600,000 people.

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