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Vaccination of older adults begins in Bolívar

Franklin Franchi, the sole health authority of the Bolívar state, reported that this Wednesday the vaccination of older adults against covid-19 will begin, with the arrival of the 925 doses of vaccines at the Ruiz y Páez Hospital, in Ciudad Bolívar. 

Franchi stressed to a regional newspaper that the vaccination of grandparents will be carried out according to the registry of the Patria System, according to the public health organization, older adults will be contacted via text message and phone calls to guarantee assistance.

Also, the president of the Institute of Public Health mentioned that the two doses for the elderly are insured and once vaccinated, they will start with the dentists. "What we hope is that vaccines continue to arrive," he said.

Franchi revealed that immunizers have arrived in Bolívar state, exclusively for educators, personnel from the Comprehensive Community Health Areas (Asic) and the Cuban medical mission. "The minister has already instructed us to start locating mass vaccination centers because a significant number of vaccines are going to arrive."

The president of the Bolívar State Institute of Public Health announced that this week the immunization process for medical personnel would be completed, especially physicians who treat covid-19 patients, and estimated that 18 million vaccines will arrive in the country this month .