Over 700 health workers and some selected government officials in the Ningo-Prampram District are expected to receive their first Covid -19 jab which is aimed at having a strong health workforce and curbing the spread of the disease in the district. The exercise has started today 26th and expected to cover all the designated persons. The DCE was the first to take his vaccine as a way of boosting confidence in the other health workers.
The District Health Director Madam Gifty Ansah said the vaccine has come to boost the system of individuals so they don’t have much effect of the virus even if they get the disease. She said the after effects of the jab may include fever, redness of the spot where the injection has been given, diarrhea and weakness which may be peculiar to the individual and may last for a week.
She added that if the symptoms last for more than one week, the individuals should report at the Health Centre for treatment. She however urged all to continue observing the laid down protocols in order to reduce the spread of the Covid -19 ISD- NINGO- PRAMPRAM 26TH MARCH 2021