Friday, September 2, 2022, 8:27 p.m.
Good news, people in 7 risk groups, NHSO. Extend the time of influenza vaccination until 30 September 65. Hurry up to get service at the service unit near home. Only 6.7 hundred thousand doses left. Whoever comes first, has the right first.
On September 2, 2022, Dr. Jadet Thammathatchaaree, secretary-general of the National Health Security Office (NHSO), said that from the cooperation between NHSO and the Department of Disease Control Ministry of Health In the 2022 seasonal influenza vaccination to 7 people at risk groups in the past four months. From May 1 – August 31, 2022, it is now found that a number of people in 7 risk groups have not received this vaccination service. And received comprehensive and thorough care, NHSO has extended the time of vaccination services. Additional 1 month is now until 30 September 2022.
“People who are in 7 risk groups or have family members who are in 7 risk groups, but have not received influenza vaccination today, NHSO invites them to receive vaccination services. ASAP, within September 30, according to the NHSO extending the service time. without any cost It must be emphasized that the influenza vaccine It is a very useful vaccine in reducing complications and death. It helps reduce preventable risks,” said the NHSO secretary-general.
Dr. Jadet said that as of September 1, 2022, 3,426,146 people in the 7 risk groups received the influenza vaccination service from the target of 4,100,801 people, or 83.55 percent. With more than 7,000 service units nationwide, there are now only 674,655 doses of influenza vaccine left.
Based on information from past influenza vaccination service recipients It was found that the elderly 65 years and over were the most 1,885,576 people, 1,724,604 chronic disease patients, 57,349 obese patients, 50,824 children 6 months – 2 years old, thalassemia patients. 42,428 wives and 383,703 other groups
For the top five provinces with the highest at-risk populations receiving vaccination services, they were Bangkok with 223,986 cases, Nakhon Ratchasima with 137,558 cases, Ubon Ratchathani 91,160 cases, Khon Kaen 91,077 cases and Chiang Mai 89,091 cases. The most receiving vaccination services were Udon Thani Hospital, 26,532 cases, Samut Prakan Hospital, 22,132 cases, Kamphaeng Phet Hospital, 18,187 cases, Surin Hospital, 16,241 cases, and Bang Lamung Hospital, 14,805 cases.
In this regard, 7 groups of people at risk for receiving influenza vaccination services are: 1. Pregnant women aged 4 months or more (provided throughout the year) 2. Children 6 months to 2 years old, all 3. People with chronic diseases. As follows: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, kidney failure, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and diabetes 4. Persons aged 65 years and over 5. Thalassemia and people with impaired immune systems (including symptomatic HIV infected) 6. Obesity (weight more than 100 kg or BMI more than 35 kg per square meter) and 7. Persons with mental disabilities who cannot help themselves.
Ask for more information about receiving influenza vaccination services. You can contact NHSO hotline 1330 or online system, including Line NHSO, Line ID @nhso or click https://lin.ee/zzn3pU6 and Facebook : National Health Security Office