"Thursdays will be maintained as the day for the vaccination of pregnant and lactating mothers of up to six months and chronic patients ," it was announced by Itzel de Hewitt, head of the Expanded Immunization program of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) of Panama.
This measure seeks to expedite, in an orderly manner, the vaccination process against COVID-19 in Panama.
This population, like the rest, must schedule their appointment to go to the health facilities approved by Operation PanavaC-19.
To schedule the appointment, you must enter vacunas.panamasolidario.gob.pa, in the menu to the option "web appointments" to choose the nearest vaccination center.
When arriving at the vaccination center, pregnant women must present their prenatal control card , or medical certification and breastfeeding periods up to 6 months must present the baby's birth certificate or prenatal control card.
To date, 1,521,573 million doses have been applied, of which 1,160,139 are from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer and 361,434 from AstraZeneca. One million more vaccines are expected to arrive this month to continue immunization.
By the third quarter of the year, the young population without chronic diseases or disabilities could be vaccinated, according to health authorities.