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Vaccination train comes to a community near you

By Ministry of Health

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Saturday 5th May 2018, the Ministry of Health and Wellness via the Community Nursing Service will roll out a grand motorcade in observance of Vaccination Week of the Americas.

The motorcade is geared at disseminating information on vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases. The vaccination train moves out from the Ministry of Health’s offices on the Castries Waterfront with stops at the Bexon Primary school, the Constituency Council Office in La Resource Dennery then to the Micoud Playing Field ending at the Phillip Marcellin ground in Vieux Fort.

Vaccination services will also be offered in the Town of Soufriere on May 5th.

Adults, travellers, tourism and construction workers, farmers, persons with chronic diseases, children, among others, are specially invited to receive vaccines absolutely free. Adults can receive measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus and influenza vaccines.

Parents bring along your children’s health cards as all vaccines for children will be provided.

Look out for the vaccination train as it comes through your community. Strengthen your defense, get vaccinated, vaccines work.

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