inviting risk groups Get a free flu vaccine.

House, May 20 - deputy government spokesman Revealing the overall picture of people at risk groups, gold patents have been vaccinated against influenza, more than a hundred thousand people are inviting people from risk groups receive free flu vaccination

Ms. Ratchada Thanadirek, Deputy Spokesperson for the Prime Minister's Office, revealed that the government through the National Health Security Office (NHSO) has cooperated with the Department of Disease Control. Ministry of Public Health And service units across the country that participate in the National Health Security System or the 30 baht gold card have launched influenza vaccination services in 7 risk groups from May 1 to August 31, 2023, or until the vaccine is released. exhausted From the overview of the service during the past half month According to the report in the NHSO system (data as of May 17, 2023), there are 100,604 people in the target group who have been vaccinated, or 3.46 percent of the target group.

Ms. Ratchada said that when looking at the service units participating in the top 5 influenza vaccination services, it appears that Thanyaburi Hospital, Pathum Thani Province has provided vaccination services. And with the most target group at 4,118 people, followed by Sampran Hospital, Nakhon Pathom Province, 2,957 people, Sisaket Hospital, 1,455 people, Surin Hospital, 1,226 people and Songkhla Hospital, 1,187 people

The top 5 provincial service report data of the provinces that provide the most influenza vaccination services are Bangkok. There are 19,585 people in the target group who have received the service, followed by Pathum Thani with 6,162 people, Chonburi with 5,267 people, Nakhon Pathom with 4,569 people and Songkhla with 3,550 people. It was found that the elderly group aged 65 years and over was the group that most received the vaccination service, followed by the chronic disease patient group. which is in accordance with the proportion of the population in each target group

“Now it's getting close to the rainy season. It was during the influenza epidemic. Invite people from all 7 risk groups who have the right to get influenza vaccination. Hurry up to receive vaccination services as soon as possible. To build immunity and prevent severe complications from influenza Free of charge, this influenza vaccine can also receive injections along with the COVID-19 vaccine, in accordance with the recommendations of the Department of Disease Control. Ministry of Public Health In which all 7 groups of people at risk can receive the COVID-19 vaccination. along with the influenza vaccine By injecting each side of the upper arm But if not injected at the same time Can be injected at any time, regardless of distance, ”said Ms. Ratchada.-Thai News Agency

Source: Thai News Agency

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