At the headquarters of the Center for Hematology and Hemotherapy of Ceará (Hemoce), the vaccination of professionals in the unit against Covid-19 began this Thursday morning, 21, the fourth day of vaccination in Ceará. At the site, vaccination began around ten in the morning, with vaccination of an initial contingent of 88 people. The goal was to immunize those working in the coronavirus PCR testing analysis lab at the unit.
Pharmacist Veridiana Miyajima, 46, was the first to receive the dose. Amidst the joy, he expressed his gratitude for the vaccination, but also reflected on those who cannot live that moment. “How many lives were lost because they didn’t have that opportunity? I can say that I am privileged to have survived and even more so to receive the vaccine. It’s definitely exciting and rewarding, ”he said.
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From March 2020, Hemoce developed, in collaboration with the FioCruz Foundation, the Covid-19 Laboratory. It analyzes the molecular tests of patients seen in hospitals of the state health network and suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus. In total, about 30,000 samples have already been processed at the site.
Intensification of vaccination on this fourth day of vaccination against Covid-19 in Ceará
In Sobral, professionals from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the Covid-19 Clinic and the emergency rooms of the Hospital Regional Norte (HRN) intensified their vaccination process with the application of 300 doses this Thursday. 21. One of the beneficiaries was pediatric emergency medical coordinator Stella Monteiro. “My feeling is that it has to be fulfilled because I came here taking care of the population,” he said about the feeling of getting vaccinated.
In two other state-run health units, Fortaleza General Hospital (HGF) and Leonardo da Vinci State Hospital (HELV), the doses continue to be applied according to a priority list of health professionals who are at the forefront. in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, with 1,000 doses for HGF alone.