Within the prevention strategy, in the presence of Imported Measles, the immunity of young people between the ages of 20 and 24 throughout the country began 11 months and 29 days to strengthen or update the vaccine. Currently, it is given to other country risk groups, covering Tres Vírica, Measles, Rubella and Mumps.
O & # 39; Higgins region has 67 thousand doses in the target group, where young people need to go to the nearest health center and get free with the vaccine identity card and will be available until February 28, to extend the option, provided that 80% coverage is not .
Rancagua was at the Cesfam 2 place where the health authorities campaigned to immunize a dozen young people, Gerardo Guerrero, "it is very important for young people to be aware and approach the offices and the vaccine against Measles, I congratulate the Ministry of Health for this measure ".
On the other hand, Dr. Higiene, Dr. Rafael Borgoño, from Seremi de Salud, said that "it is a universal vaccine for children between the ages of 20 to 24 years old, whether they are Fonasa or Isapre, everyone has the right to vaccinate, It is not recommended for pregnant women and those who want to get pregnant, after about 3 months after receiving the vaccine dosage.
The regional healthcare fund has said that "this is a specific campaign that lasts until the last day of February, but I would like to emphasize that the vaccine is being maintained for foreigners traveling abroad between 1971 and 1981. Naturally, children under 1 years of age, Daughters and primary care inmates remain immune, and I would like to emphasize that health prevention is a priority issue, President Sebastián Piñera. "
At the same time, the Director of Health Division Cormun Rancagua, José Antonio Cavieres, said "more than 60 people have been vaccinated against Cesfam 2 hawthorn yesterday, so we are delighted that the young people are excited. I would like to underline the coverage required by six family health centers they will make an effort to achieve it. "