SFH contacts senior to get immunized (with images)
The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, checked out the Community Vaccination Centre at the Hong Kong Central Library today (September 15) to see the administration of COVID-19 vaccines for the senior.
Teacher Chan stated, “I am happy to find out that about 100 senior individuals have actually joined this vaccination activity co-organised by the Central and Western District Office, the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Chamber of Commerce and the Medical Conscience. Physicians from the Medical Conscience held health talks for taking part senior previous to the administration of vaccines so regarding reinforce their self-confidence in vaccination and boost their understanding of the performance of the vaccines. It was wonderful to see that the senior were eager to ask concerns on vaccination at the talks.
” While the epidemic circumstance in Hong Kong is by and big stabilised, the pandemic scenario around the world remains serious, especially with the devastations of the mutant infection. As mentioned by professionals from different nations, vaccination is the very best wish for Hong Kong and the rest of the world to recuperate from the epidemic. The most uneasy members of the population today are elderly people, persistent clients and other immunocompromised individuals who deal with a high danger of a weakening condition and death as soon as contaminated. We must not entirely count on the vaccination of more youthful residents as a method to secure the senior. The most safe and efficient method is to have the senior getting immunized themselves for self-protection.”
She continued, “In addition to the Community Vaccination Centres and personal centers, the Elderly Health Centres of the Department of Health, the Hospital Authority and the District Health Centres likewise supply and continue to boost COVID-19 vaccination services to senior individuals.”
Teacher Chan appealed once again to individuals who are not yet immunized, in specific elderly people, persistent clients and other immunocompromised individuals, to get immunized for their own health. “Apart from securing oneself, members of the general public who support the ‘Early Vaccination for All’ project can likewise assist develop a protective barrier for Hong Kong, hence allowing the city to go back to normality as quickly as possible,” she included.
Ends/Wednesday, September 15,2021
Released at HKT 15:28