On the afternoon of September 5, leaders of Mong Cai city, Quang Ninh province spoke out about the case that some parents in Tran Phu ward, Mong Cai city were recorded by the local government for administrative violations in the health field because they did not comply. Have your child fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Parents were recorded administrative violations for not giving their children the Covid-19 vaccine.
Like Newspaper Laborer Reportedly, on September 4, the People’s Committee of Tran Phu Ward, Mong Cai City made a record of administrative violations in the health field for some parents for not allowing their children to get vaccinated against Covid-19 full.
The content of a written statement clearly states that Mr. K. (SN 1984, residence area 2, Tran Phu ward) has committed administrative violations, not using or obstructing the use of vaccines and medical biological products for disease prevention in in case there is a risk of contracting an infectious disease in an epidemic area or traveling to an epidemic area at the request and guidance of a competent authority.
Also in this minutes, Mr. K. stated the reason for not agreeing to have his children vaccinated against Covid-19. Mr. K. did not sign the minutes because “I did not commit administrative violations”.
Talk to Newspapers Laborera leader of Mong Cai city confirmed that the decision to sanction has not been issued, but only a record of administrative violations in the health field of the People’s Committee of Tran Phu ward for parents who do not give their children a full vaccination against Covid-19. 19.
Making records of administrative violations and sanctioning are two different concepts. Making records of administrative violations is to record the status quo, behavior and commitments of people. From minutes to fines is another state.
“The government makes a record and the family has to make a commitment. If the children get Covid-19 later, it is the responsibility of the family, not the responsibility of the government. Why while the children want to get vaccinated? but parents don’t give it. This is social discipline. All families taking their children to get injections but some families don’t let their children get injections, which is irresponsible to society” – this leader emphasize.
Also in the afternoon of September 5, leaders of Quang Ninh Department of Health said that vaccination for students must consult their parents and guardians and cannot be forced.
According to the leader of the Quang Ninh Department of Health, so far, the health sector of Quang Ninh province has not had any documents or instructions to compel localities to give Covid-19 vaccines to children. Instead, the locality only propagates, encourages and guides the people and parents of students to understand the importance and meaning of vaccination against Covid-19.
“The vaccination for children under 17 years of age must be consulted with parents and guardians of the child, but cannot be forced,” a representative of the Quang Ninh Department of Health confirmed.
According to the data of Quang Ninh, by the end of August, 2022, the coverage of 1 vaccine against Covid-19 for children from 12 to under 18 years old reaches 100%; rate of 2nd injection reached 99.88%; nose 3 reached 85.90%. For children from 5 to under 12 years old, coverage of nose 1 reached 97.06%.
The whole province of Quang Ninh has about 5,000 children who are not yet eligible for the first injection, and are statistically managed to vaccinate as soon as they are eligible; the rate of 2nd injection was 71.16%.