The Director of School Health, Dr. Hatoon Al-Tawashi, said that during the past week, an increase in the number of registered teachers wishing to take the anti-Corona vaccine was observed.
In a special statement to “Hashtag”, Al-Tawashi indicated that approximately 50 to 70 male and female teachers are registered daily within the directorate, which in turn sends the lists to the emergency hospital in Fayhaa and takes a dose of the vaccine.
The Director of School Health confirmed that the first days of the decision of the government team concerned with measures to address the Corona epidemic decided to give the anti-virus vaccine to teaching staff in the Ministry of Education, the directorate did not witness the registration of the numbers of teaching or administrative staff to obtain the vaccine.
However, after a few days, the teachers were encouraged among themselves and the numbers began to increase.
However, the numbers that Al-Tawashi talks about, according to her, are not about all those wishing to be vaccinated, because a large number of administrative and teaching staff are also registered through the union, and they are transferred to the emergency hospital directly to receive the anti-Corona vaccine.
The director of school health adds: “A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine is given without a second dose, according to the latest scientific recommendations, which say that one dose of the Russian vaccine is sufficient to prevent the Corona virus.”
Al-Tawashi confirmed that, with the start of work for the administrative staff in the Ministry of Education, no new infection with the virus was recorded during the past two days.
In a follow-up to the directorate’s work, Al-Tawashi indicated that awareness and educational campaigns have been prepared that will be ready to be given during the school year, and they will be shared on the Ministry’s page and the educational space, in addition to publishing training courses for health supervisors throughout the school year, including how to deal with the Corona virus, and how Prevention and protection from it.
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