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Chronic patients can schedule a vaccination appointment starting Monday

Chronic patients can schedule a vaccination appointment starting Monday

The vaccination days, aimed at chronic patients over 16 years of age, will take place on Thursdays of each week.

Starting next Monday, July 5, patients with chronic diseases will be able to schedule their vaccination appointment against COVID-19, through Panama Solidario.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) of Panama indicated that, if you are not registered as a chronic patient, you must certify yourself at, Vaccination option.

Steps to register as a chronic patient:

1. Enter Panama Digital.
2. Select Vaccination menu.
3. Once in your profile, search for Pathology, and click on Certificate Request.
4. Copy the link and send it to your treating doctor, who must fill out the information and certify it.

The patient will be able to know if he is certified, since in the pathology section, he will find a green hook, next to his chronic disease, in case it is not green it means that he must request his certification from the doctor, following the steps detailed above.

Vaccination against COVID-19 for people with chronic diseases will begin next Thursday, July 8, and will continue on Thursdays of each week (July 15, 22, 22 and so on in August), according to the Minsa. Only people who are cited will be vaccinated.

To develop these days, aimed at chronic patients over 16 years of age, 21 vaccination centers were set up nationwide. Doses will also be applied at regular vaccination posts.

They ask this population to register in Panama Solidario and verify the dates and times of their appointments.

The new vaccination centers enabled in the different health regions are the following:

Herrera: Cecilio Castillero Hospital.
Los Santos: Polyclinic Dr. Miguel Cárdenas Barahona.
Ngäbe-Buglé region: To be defined.
Panama Metro: Irma L. Tzanetatos Hospital and Vasco Núñez de Balboa Convention Center.
East Panama: Las Margaritas Health Center.
San Miguelito: Manuel María Valdés Polyclinic.
West Panama: Magaly Ruíz Health Center and Dr. Blas Gómez Chetros Polyclinic.
North Panama: Alcalde Díaz Health Center and Chilibre Health Center.
Bocas del Toro: Changuinola Hospital
Chiriquí: Obaldia Hospital, Boquete Polyclinic and Puerto Armuelles Hospital.
Coclé: Aquilino Tejeira Hospital and Rafael Estévez Hospital.
Colón: Manuel Amador Guerrero Hospital, Sabanitas Polyclinic and Juan B. Núñez Policenter.
Darién: To be defined.
Veraguas: Soná Hospital and Dr. Luis “Chicho” Fábrega Hospital

According to the Minsa, a total of 424,083 people with chronic diseases had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of June 29, according to the statistics.


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