translated from Spanish: On Thursday, the Government of Buenos Aires begins the vaccination campaign

The Government of the City of Buenos Aires announced that on Thursday the influenza vaccination campaign will begin for people over 65 who are in the public health system and clarified that it will not be done in hospitals but will be at 80 designated points. The aim is to prevent the mass attendance care facilities of that population at risk of coronavirus infection.

«This year we are going to change the system, we don’t have to go to hospitals or health centers as it was every year, we don’t want them to be taken care of in places where there may be people taking care of cases of coronavirus,» explained the head of Government of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta. 

In addition, we are going to implement a shift system according to the last number of the ID and gender so that they can go when appropriate and do not have to wait or line up. So they go from home to vaccination and vaccination home.— Horacio Rodríguez Larreta ✋ (@horaciorlarreta)
April 6, 2020

The vaccination campaign does not cover older adults with PAMI coverage. It will be for those who are served in the City’s public health system and through a shift system that will be granted according to the number of completion of the National Identification Document (DNI) and the gender of the person. The schedule will be from 9 to 15 and from Friday will start to be organized from the end of the document number, being on Friday the shift of women with ID finished at 0.

Original source in Spanish

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