The Minister of Health, Fernando Ruiz, announced, Monday, February 1, that this week the final adjustments to the “Mi Vacuna” portal are expected, which may be launched on Friday, February 5, when Colombians will be able to know which stage of the vaccination plan is. Patriotism against covid-19 and the immunization schedule.
“More than just an application, it will be a gateway within the entity’s website. They will be asked for their identification number and the EPS they belong to, and they will be able to know if they are within the priority population groups to be programmed”, Minister Ruiz confirmed.
the gate My vaccineThe head of the health file said that the user and group information they belong to will be displayed within the provisions of the national vaccination plan against Covid-19.
“This data is preloaded and obtained with information provided by EPS, as well as from that collected by the Ministry of Defense, from teachers and from those residents who are in the special systems,” Said the head of the health portfolio.
Likewise, people whose registration is not found in the app will have the possibility to download the information, a situation that is expected to happen with indigenous people and those who live in remote areas.
“We will do detailed work with EPS and regional entities to vaccinate them, and we will register them later, thus supporting the information that Colombians have been vaccinated with.”It is to explain.
Regarding the start of the implementation of the plan, the head of the bag confirmed that the first vaccine will be given on February 20 and members of the health staff will be the first to receive it, and then adults who are over 80 years old.
“We will start the vaccination process in hospitals for all those on the front lines, because the list is the most specific and organized; we will also conduct active research with the elderly population in order to schedule an appointment for them or vaccinate them at their homes. It is a detailed work between the mayors, regional entities and IPS.”, He said.
Regarding the development and expectations proposed by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection to implement the national vaccination plan, Ruiz Gómez explained that once the availability of vaccines, whose agreements are negotiated and closed, becomes clear, it will include more residents and the process will be more flexible.
“The programs that we have now have been modified to the fact that from now until July we apply more than 10 million vaccines, which will be more or less than 20 million doses.”The minister concluded.
During President Ivan Duque’s program, “Prevention and Action”, Minister Ruiz presented what will be the route of vaccination, an exercise that took place in Sinciligo, Sucre, last Friday, January 29th.
1. Admission to IPS and hand washing
2. Identify symptoms, record and verify data
3. Waiting room and pre-approval signature
4. Application of a vaccine against Covid-19
5. Monitor post-wait and symptoms
6. Data entry area to paweb and handing over the vaccination card
7. Exit from IPS
On the other hand, the head of the bag announced that the operational guidelines for the vaccination process will be delivered on Tuesday, February 2, which the municipalities and departments in the country will have to adapt.
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