Mexico opens anti-COVID vaccination registry for children between 5 and 11 years old

After the Undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, announced last Tuesday, June 14, that the registry would be opened so that minors between 5 and 11 years of age could be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine; Registration began this Wednesday.

For this reason, it was verified that the registry is already available for minors of this age range, they only have to follow these steps:

– Enter the portal https://mivacuna.salud.gob.mx/index.php

– On the page you will find the following actions:

a) Enter the CURP to start the registration.

b) Download the “Registration Guide”.

c) Check your child’s CURP. (In case you don’t know it or don’t have it on hand).

The next step will be to enter the child’s CURP.

Verify that the data is correct and select the option “I want to get vaccinated”.

If the data does not match, press “Return” and confirm the CURP data you entered.

Context

After 961 minors died and almost 100,000 were infected by COVID-19, the federal government announced the start of vaccination for children between the ages of five and 11.

Hugo López-Gatell, Undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion, reported that on Thursday, June 16, the registration would begin and the Pfizer vaccine will be applied, but he explained that the process will be carried out by municipalities, so it will not be simultaneous throughout the country.

In the Health Pulse report, he indicated that a contract was signed with the American pharmaceutical company for 8 million doses, which will start arriving on June 24.

“We are going to comment on a new change in the national vaccination policy against COVID-19, which consists of the following: we are already starting boys and girls from five to 11 years old, that is the change (…)

“How is it going to work? It is going to be activated by municipalities. The modality is going to be mainly in conventional health facilities, but also some temporary units such as the famous macro-centers and other special units. You have to be aware of the call for each municipalityit will not be simultaneous throughout the country, but will be opened in the different states and municipalities,” he detailed.

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