The vaccination of children has also begun in Cherbourg

Helen Maper monitors appointments and, if necessary, adds a vaccination line. (© La Presse de la Manche)

the first bites From Wednesday 15 December at Cherbourg en Cotentin (Munch). the Children from 5 to 11 years oldThose considered to be at risk due to their illnesses or those of their relatives, can now be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Three children on the first day

Difficult To assess the number of children involved by this scale. People with uncorrected congenital heart disease, liver or heart disease, cancer undergoing treatment, severe neuromuscular disability, obesity or diabetes may schedule an appointment.

In Nord-Cotentin, children at risk of developing a severe form of the disease can be vaccinated in Cherbourg and Valaugnese. currently, Few of them took advantage of it.

We have not yet welcomed children into Fallugen. In Cherbourg, there were three on Wednesday, and they were that many on Friday. Monday, we should have more…

Helen MaberResponsible for the logistics of CHPC operated sites

So many questions

Many parents wonder about childhood vaccinations.

This is not an opposition to the vaccine, because the parents received their injection. As we can see, many ask us the question.

Helen Maber

Logistics in place

Despite everything, health professionals are ready to welcome them. in refrigerators A new space dedicated to children’s vaccination Pfizer is targeting this young audience.

The focus is less important and the dilution is different. Three doses for children are needed for an adult dose.

Helen Maber

At the reception too, Children’s care will be adapted. The doctor will discuss with the child and the accompanying parent. Also at the time of vaccination, the nurses will take the time to discuss and reassure if necessary. “We are making the necessary adjustments that will allow us to welcome children into the flow with adults. Our priority remains ensuring that the largest number of people, and absolutely safe, access to the vaccine,” confirms Helen Maber.

Third doses but not only

every day, More than 400 people have been vaccinated In Vallognes. They nearly 700 In the Montécot room in Cherbourg. The vast majority of this is the injection of the third dose of the vaccine.

Each day, the team counts about ten people for the first vaccination. They can be children up to 12 years old or adults.

Also in Saint-Lo on Monday

From Monday, the vaccination center in Saint-Lô . will open 200 nozzles to immunize children Afternoon, Monday through Thursday, and Friday morning.

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