This Saturday, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) offers, free of charge, from 8am to 5pm, vaccination against polio (VIP and VOP), MMR and Covid-19 for children up to 5 years, 11 months and 29 days. For teenagers and adults, the bivalent Covid-19 vaccine will also be offered. The action takes place in Rio, the president of the Foundation, Mario Moreira, and the Minister of Health, Nísia Trindade, will be present and in other states of the country. The program also includes cultural and leisure activities for the population.
At the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (INI/Fiocruz), pharmacy and service management services (such as disposing of medications correctly) are included in the programming. At the Institute of Scientific and Technological Communication and Information in Health (Icict/Fiocruz), the public will be able to register people interested in adopting dogs and cats and present a video with the dogs and cats available for adoption. There will also be painting and drawing with children and young people, as well as candy stalls, balloon distribution, kite workshop with distribution, toys (bouncy castle and ball pool).
The Germano Sinval Faria School Health Center (Ensp/Fiocruz) will promote games, drawings, making crafts and gaming workshops. There will also be a presentation of the work carried out at the Health Unit and an exhibition of the newspaper O Manguinho. The group of Storytellers from the Museum of Life, at Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (COC/Fiocruz), will bring curiosities and questions about vaccines in an action that seeks to combat misinformation.
The distribution of information material about the Human Milk Bank, conversation circles and donor awareness will be carried out by the National Institute of Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health Fernandes Figueira (IFF/Fiocruz). Nutritional guidance for healthy eating and awareness about the consumption of ultra-processed foods will also have space in Fiocruz Pra Você.
At the Medicines Technological Complex (CTM), in Jacarepaguá, the event will be promoted by the Institute of Drug Technology (Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz) and will include blood pressure, capillary blood glucose, body bioimpedance and guidance for the job market and work safety. work and practice of firefighters. In partnership with the city of Rio, the Clínica da Família Lourival Francisco de Oliveira, in Cidade de Deus, will administer vaccines and fluoride, and the Social Assistance Reference Center (Cras) will register Bolsa Família beneficiaries, as well as provide guidance and exemption for Civil documentation.
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Day: 11/18 (Saturday);
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm;
Indicative rating: Free;
Address: Av. Brasil, 4365 – Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro (RJ);