Osun has commenced the vaccination of its frontline well being employees in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This adopted the receipt of 64,240 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday evening.
Talking through the vaccination of well being employees, the Commissioner for Well being, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, mentioned vaccinating the frontline employees first was in accordance with the laid down tips of the Federal Authorities for the train.
In accordance with him, “That is the primary part of the train. We wish to administer vaccines to our frontline well being employees first. They’re those on the battle entrance and it is just best that their vaccination be given precedence.
“This may be adopted by the aged, folks with underlying illnesses and others.
“So, the folks of Osun needs to be relaxation assured that they are going to be duly vaccinated. We wish our folks to make themselves obtainable for the vaccination when they’re referred to as upon.
“It’s fascinating to have the vaccine, and the federal government certainly needs its residents to be vaccinated, however our folks ought to proceed to stick to security protocols, as a result of being vaccinated doesn’t imply that an individual can not take a look at constructive for COVID-19 once more.
“We wish our folks to proceed to masks up, wash their palms regularly and proceed to keep up social distancing. For so long as we nonetheless have COVID-19 round us, we should proceed to look at these tips”, Isamotu mentioned.
The primary individual to be vaccinated in Osun State DAILY POST gathered was Dr. Ajibola Olagunoye, the Advisor, Public Well being Doctor and the Head of Case Administration.
He was adopted by the Matron in control of the Intensive Care Unit, and Assistant Director of Nursing Providers, Mrs. Akanbi Oluwakemi.