Seoul City will start vaccinating COVID-19 for nursing home workers from tomorrow (26th)

Seoul City will start vaccination against the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19) from the 26th. The first vaccination target is nursing facility workers

According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government on the 25th, those who are eligible for the Seoul City No. 1 vaccination will be nursing home workers. The number of targets for the 1st vaccination varies by autonomous district, and Jungnang-gu said that it has selected Mr. Lee (63), a nursing care provider who works at Yurinwon Gwangsan Nursing Home. Mr. Lee gets a vaccine on the first floor of the Jungnang-gu public health center at 9 am on the 26th.

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A total of 96,000 people were vaccinated in Seoul from February to March, who were eligible for stage 1 vaccination. 137 nursing hospitals and 227 nursing facilities in Seoul are 2,615 hospitalized, residents, and workers under the age of 65, workers at high-risk medical institutions, and corona response agents.

In nursing hospitals where doctors work, vaccinations are delivered directly to them, and vaccination teams are visited by public health centers or doctors in each facility visit. The Seoul Metropolitan Government said, “As 92.1% of the subjects agreed to the vaccination, we will proceed quickly.”

From April to June, the Seoul Metropolitan Government provides vaccinations to 1.85 million people, including 1.545,000 seniors aged 65 or older, from April to June. It was revealed that it was going to be sequential.

According to plan, more than 70% of Seoul citizens aged 18 and over (approximately 66,000) will be vaccinated in October.

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The vaccination method is divided into three tracks. It is divided into’Vaccination Center’,’Consignment Medical Institution’, and’Visit Vaccination’ by comprehensively considering the characteristics of the vaccine, the time of introduction, and the situation of the vaccination target.

‘Vaccination center’ is divided into central vaccination center and regional vaccination center. There is one central vaccination center in the National Medical Center, and regional vaccination centers will be installed and operated in large public facilities such as 29 residents’ halls and gymnasiums. In the case of regional vaccination centers, 25 locations have been confirmed, and the Seoul City 1 regional vaccination center is a multipurpose auditorium within the Seongdong-gu Office. At the’Vaccination Center’, Pfizer, modder, or vaccinations that require ultra-low temperature management are provided.

The’consigned medical institution’ is designated for citizens to comfortably receive vaccination at a hospital near their home, and is being promoted with a goal of 3,500 by June. ‘Visit vaccination’ is for those who have difficulty in vaccination, such as hospitalizations and workers in nursing homes for the elderly and facilities for the severely handicapped, and is mainly administered to stage 1 subjects.

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The city of Seoul also intensively manages adverse reactions after vaccination. In the pre-vaccination stage, the risk group for anaphylaxis related to allergic reactions is selected in advance, and after vaccination, the adverse reaction is observed at the site for 15 to 30 minutes.

If an adverse reaction occurs after returning home, contact a hospital immediately. The plan is to track adverse reactions through a text notification service 3 days after vaccination.

In addition, the information related to vaccination is transparently disclosed to relieve citizens’ anxiety about vaccination. From the 18th, on the Seoul City website Vaccine dedicated pageIs running. As soon as vaccination begins on the 26th, the daily vaccination status, number of vaccinations, and vaccination facilities will be disclosed. You can also check information such as the status of adverse reactions and results of actions. 120 Dasan Call also operates a separate’corona vaccination general counseling center’.

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