This vaccine will be given to medical workers, as well as employees of the Directorate of Rospotrebnadzor in the Samara Region and the FBUZ "Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology in the Samara Region", which work in laboratories and in the foci of the new coronavirus infection. Vaccinations for health workers and epidemiologists with the new vaccine are given at the Samara city hospital 6.
"The vaccine is administered twice. The second vaccination is done in 21 days. In total, it is planned to vaccinate about 300 employees of the Administration and the Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology, as well as 50 primary health care workers who encounter the virus in their practice," region Svetlana Arkhipova.
Among those who decided to be vaccinated is Tatyana Yatsenko, a virologist at the FBUZ "Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology in the Samara Region". “I decided to get vaccinated because I hope after that to get a long-term, stable specific immunity to the new coronavirus infection. Accordingly, I will not get sick and don’t pass the virus on to my elderly parents, my friends with chronic diseases. I believe that everyone should show conscious civic responsibility. and get vaccinated, "- said the health worker.
Recall that initially 42 doses of GamCovidVac (Sputnik-V) vaccine were delivered to the region. Then, in several stages, a total of almost 4 thousand doses of this vaccine. Medical, pedagogical and social workers receive vaccinations. At the moment, more than 3,500 people have been vaccinated in the region. With the start of mass vaccination, the list of categories will be expanded.
"First of all, we must vaccinate workers of health care institutions, social protection, educational institutions, police, transport, food, banks and other categories that work with people. In the future, 34 medical organizations will be engaged in vaccination in the region," said the head of the department of social significant and high-tech medical care of the regional ministry of health Ilya Sirotko. - We will vaccinate people over 60 years old after receiving all the recommendations for vaccination of the older generation."
It will be possible to get vaccinated on holidays according to the schedule approved by the polyclinics. During January and February, it is planned to deliver 139,900 doses of Sputnik-V vaccine to the Samara region. For vaccinations, you must contact your clinic.