People who are frequently monitored in health centers do not necessarily need to ask a doctor to obtain the standard certification recommended by Fortaleza Municipal Health Administration (SMS), as explained Tuesday (25) by Fortaleza Municipal Health Minister Anna Estella Milk. They can request medical records to prove their common illness.
Start with The third vaccination phase in FortalezaTargeted by people with comorbidities, there has been a rush to health centers to obtain certificates.
According to the secretary, those who already have continuous medical follow-up in health centers are part of the risk criterion. And those people who need medical care really suffer from serious comorbidities, she says.
“These comorbidities are not simple diseases. These are diseases that people really need to be monitored and medicalized. Those who are already following in the health centers in our primary care network, these people are classified according to their risk of disease,” said Anna Estela.
Anna Estella recalls that, therefore, the director of the unit has access to the patient’s medical record, which will serve as evidence that the person has a common disease acceptable to be immunized. He explained, “The unit director can access the electronic medical record and the electronic record and print the medical record where this person and disease are classified.”
The municipal health minister also says the certification does not need to be the standard form that the state government and Fortaleza City Hall have made available to people. He cautions, however, that comorbidities included in the document must be consistent with those determined by the government in order of priority.
“Certification does not need to be the standard. There is a form we left to facilitate the life of the specialist doctor who will present the certificate. But the certificate must clarify what comorbidity is and the degree of infection with it. If it is within the priority criteria for receiving the vaccine.”
Anna Estella also said that progress in Phase 4 will depend on the arrival of more vaccines. And that the priority at the present time is to immunize the homeless. It is expected that approximately 700 of this population will be vaccinated as quickly as possible.
“In all stages, we progress according to the number of vaccines. The goal is to vaccinate this group of high-risk people first. The goal we achieve is usually based on the previous campaign. In the influenza campaign, there were 1600 people who were vaccinated. Today we have 600 in our digital health. Up to 700 people registered are able to receive the vaccine, “he said.
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