As the weather enters autumn, the temperature is getting lower and lower.By this, also Flu and COVID-19 vaccination dates coming soon.To this end, the National Health Commission has updated the standards Next event in 2023from last week of september and will continue until October.
Although masks seem to be a thing of the past, Both diseases still exist in society To this day, albeit in a less dramatic way.In fact, in August, COVID-19 infections rebounded in our country, but gentle pictures than during the epidemic.
Although health organizations representing autonomous regions and the Ministry of Health indicate indicative deadlines, Each regional government will set its own exact vaccination dates. This is the third campaign to combine coronavirus and influenza.
Likewise, the Public Health Commission said the new vaccine will be available in The “best” ones adapt to new variants. The decision was taken against the backdrop of the arrival of a new coronavirus variant called “Eris”. Well, many citizens will ask themselves the same question: Who should get the flu and COVID-19 vaccine?
COVID-19 Vaccination in the Autonomous Community of Madrid
Booster doses are mainly targeted at for the most vulnerable groups of citizens Have a serious illness. According to the Community of Madrid, the following groups of people should receive the COVID-19 vaccine:
- Residents of nursing homes and other disability centers.
- Adult population aged 60 and above.
- People under 60 years old (12 to 60 years old), mainly those with dangerous conditions.
- Professionals in the fields of health and social health environments.
- Population of children aged 5 to 11 years at risk
It is worth noting that local governments remember that, as a general rule, commemorative vaccines Will be administered at least 5 months from last dose received.If infected with COVID-19 in recent months, citizens will have to Wait at least 5 months after infection Able to get vaccinated.
Although this number drops to 3 months for people 80 and older, those in institutions, and those with higher levels of immunosuppression.Although The Autonomous Community of Madrid has not yet stated on health websites When will you start getting vaccinated?which is expected to be noted in the coming days.
New symptoms of COVID-19
Despite the COVID-19 surge, what is clear is that Symptoms are much milder than during the epidemic.Therefore, in many cases, their secondary fetuses They are confused with normal colds.When in doubt, always recommend Go see a professional doctor or do Antigen test Can be purchased at any pharmacy.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these These are some of the most common symptoms of COVID-19:
- fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- muscle or body pain
- new loss of taste or smell
- sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- nausea or vomiting
If you experience one of these conditions, health authorities recommend that you COVID-19 detection test.When in doubt, you should application quarantine measures the corresponding sum avoid public places to limit the spread of disease.
How to book a flu or COVID-19 vaccination
Madrid residents will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the Isabel Zendal Care Hospital, health centers, municipal community health centers and Madrid Community Vaccination Centers. In any case, you need to make a reservation in advance.
Regarding influenza vaccination, citizens can receive it at primary health care centres.Of course, they must Request an appointment Go to your health center by phone, the Madrid community website or the health appointment mobile app.
In Europe, according to EFE sources, Only the Pfizer vaccinecalled Comirnaty Ómicron XBB.1.5, It has the support of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Commission. In the case of the United States, the regulation of Moderna is authorized.
In this way, you will know When will the combined influenza and COVID-19 vaccination campaign start?, citizens should pay attention to the dates set by their local governments. Meanwhile, Pedro Sanchez will not be able to attend the G20 summit in New Delhi after testing positive for COVID-19.