This is the first massive vaccination for residents of the provinces of Herrera and Los Santos, after the allocation of five thousand doses for this region of the country.
As a resounding success the authorities rated the first week operation of the center from vaccination express located on the grounds of the Azuero International Fair, where they have been applied around dand of the thousand 500 vaccines from AstraZeneca.
It’s about the first vaccination massive for residents of the provinces of Herrera Y The Saints, after the assignment from five thousand doses pfor this region of the country.
As reported, since the beginning of the day, an average of 600 people the vaccine was applied daily , after obtaining a appointment through the platform www.panamasolidario.gob.pa/vacunas.
The regional director of Health of Herrera, Luis Pérez, indicated that they work jointly with teams of nurses, technicians, doctors and volunteers from both provinces.
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He added that they were located four lanes from vaccination, in which people are oriented about the vaccine, and attend to the people without must Get down his vehicles.
Pérez emphasized that despite from rain that has fallen in the region, as well as days with inclement sun, the equipment they have attended at named persons, which are mostly over 60 years old.
The route By express car it takes an approximate period of 30 minutes, depending on the number of attendees, from the beginning of the cycle to the application of the vaccine.
Then people must remain a space of 15 minutes in the area of post vaccine, under surveillance from doctors and Red Cross personnel present in the area.
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The governor from the province of Herrera, Victor Roca, indicated that sand wait the assignment from new doses of vaccines for the qualification of a new center vaccination in the José Daniel Crespo school, from Chitré.
This center could start operations for application of vaccines AstraZeneca the First days from June, reported Roca.
For this reason, he added, people can keep signing up on the platform so they can receive a appointment and be vaccinated, as the only strategy against Covid-19.