Cowid Jobs is being released to open drop-in centers for children aged 12 to 15. Scotland This week.
This comes at a time when booster vaccinations for elderly care home residents are also underway, with annual flu jobs, dubbed the “incredibly busy time” for vaccines.
Hamza Yousuf talks about the latest additions to the vaccine program on Good Morning Scotland.
Talking about the rollout hours of the Covid 19 vaccine for children 12 to 15 years old. Health The secretary said the children would be vaccinated “as soon as possible”.
Jobs dropouts will be offered from clinics that were thought to be the “fastest way to do this”.
He said: “Obviously, it almost goes away without saying but I will somehow explain that the more people we have and the more this population grows, the more results in terms of avoiding educational barriers. There will be more.
“Of course for health reasons, not just for individuals, but for society as a whole.
“We will encourage ourselves to get vaccinated as much as possible.”
He added that the effectiveness of the job would be seen in reducing educational barriers and reducing the risk of serious illness from Covid 19 at the individual level.
The NHS is one of the Lancashire Health Boards that will be vaccinating children this week.
The Health Secretary said the programmed booster for selected priority groups would ensure them. Get “maximum protection”.
“We have an incredibly busy time with vaccinations. We have a flu program, we have a booster program, we have a 12- to 15-year drop-in, but if you haven’t got the code vaccine and you’re not in, they’re 12. In the 15-year-old category, we still want you to take your first or second dose. ”
He added the next one. Stage JCVI will consider whether the rest of the population will get a booster job.