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COVID-19: Ghana Health Service To Vaccinate All Senior High School Students. Check full details here

A joint Press release from the Ghana Health Service in collaboration with GES wishes to inform the General public that all Senior High School Students will be vaccinated against Covid-19 pandemic.

VACCINATION OF STUDENTS IN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

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According to managment, Ghana has been experiencing periodic outbreaks of COVID-19 in Senior High Schools. Fortunately, the Ghana Health Service received approval from the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to expand persons eligible for vaccination to include 15-year-olds and above who are mostly in Senior High Schools.

This Vaccination comes to compliment the already existing COVID- 19 preventive protocols such as wearing of face mask, washing of hands with soup under running water and the use of hand sanitizers.

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) working in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES), commenced the vaccination of students who fall within the elgibility criteria,  but the exercise had to be
Suspended durnng the vacation period. The students were however encouraged to get the vaccination in the communities where they live.

The GHS in collaboration with GES has restarted the vaccination exercise in all schools.

In this vein, vaccination teams have been dispatched to schools to vaccinate students who have not yet been vaccinated. Students who have already been vaccinated are required to bring their vaccination cards to
school for inspection.

The Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service is by this release requesting the cooperation of parents and all stakeholders to make this exercise a success.

We count on the continuous support of parents and guardians in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in our schools and communities.

 

Source: Honestynewgh.com

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