SANTA ELENA, Yucatan — With a target of 120 thousand pets, the Yucatan Health Secretariat (SSY) will implement the National Anti-Rabies Vaccination Reinforcement Week of Dogs and Cats, from Sunday Sept. 24 to Saturday Sept. 30, in the city of Santa Elena.
The head of the unit, Jorge Eduardo Mendoza Mézquita, stressed that the objective is the prevention and control of the transmission of the disease from animals to humans, so the coverage sought is above 85% in the state, in compliance with NOM-011-SSA2-2011.
The opening ceremony will be in the esplanade of the municipality mentioned Sunday Sept. 24 at 10 am.
The official said that the strategy includes the installation of stalls for examinations and the house-to-house sweep to apply the rabies vaccine free of charge with the help of government and private institutions as well as organized community groups.
He revealed that SSY has conducted 1,558 sterilizations to dogs and cats in the territory, has provided comprehensive care to people who have been bitten and has applied 352,865 doses of this vaccine this year.
more recommended stories
Large quantities of sargassum wash up on beaches of Progreso after cold front
Once again, harsh weather conditions hit.
Trump administration blocks Climate Science Report from Paris Agreement
Katowice, Poland, December 11th, 2018 —.
Yucatecan clothing companies trained in labeling regulations
A total of 40 Yucatecan textile.
Migrant drowns while crossing US-Mexico border canal amid stormy weather
A migrant drowned in a California.
Check out the Best Travel Sites for 2019
The best travel site should be.
The Best Winter Cruise Deals 2018/2019
Winter isn’t officially here until December.
Riviera Maya Jazz Festival closed last week a record-breaking 16th edition
The 16th edition of Riviera Maya.
Yucatecan woman accused of animal cruelty against her own Chihuahua dog
A Yucatecan woman who painted her.
Migrants in Tijuana trickling over and under border wall
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A steady.
Noche Blanca a city full of Culture
As every year since 2013, the.