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MMDA HOSTS ‘PINASLAKAS SA BOOSTER’ FOR EMPLOYEES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) hosted the “PinasLakas sa Booster” of the Department of Health (DOH) for its employees recently at the MMDA headquarters in Makati City. The opening ceremony was led by MMDA Acting Chairman Romando Artes, DOH Officer-in-Charge Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire, and Department of Interior and Local Government Assistant Secretary for […]

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CSC TO GOV’T WORKERS: GET BOOSTER SHOTS

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) hosted the Department of Health’s (DOH) “Sa Boosters: PINASLAKAS” event, which aims to further improve the COVID-19 booster coverage rates in the country. The event, held at the CSC Central Office in Quezon City, featured a ceremonial vaccination of CSC employees as well as Department of the Interior and Local […]

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GATCHALIAN TO LGUS: ROLL OUT MINORS’ BOOSTER JABS

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units and schools to prepare for the rollout of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots among minors aged 12 to 17. Gatchalian made this call following the Department of Health’s approval of using the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for the 12-17 age group. “Giving booster shots to […]

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BOOSTER SHOTS AVAILABLE FOR BORACAY VISITORS – DOT

Fully vaccinated local and foreign tourists visiting this island can walk in and have their booster shots administered by licensed pharmacists on the island, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat said. Romulo-Puyat made the statement at the launching of the Resbakuna sa Botika program at the Watson’s Pharmacy City Mall Boracay recently. The tourism chief was joined […]

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PALACE: BOOSTERS GIVE ADDED PROTECTION VS COVID

Acting Presidential Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles underscored in a press briefing today, January 25, 2022, the importance of booster doses as additional protection against severe and critical COVID-19 cases. “Mismong si Pangulong Duterte ang nagbigay-diin noong Disyembre hinggil sa halaga ng booster shots, lalo na para sa pagkontrol ng pagkalat ng nakakahawang Omicron […]

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50% OF NCR HOTEL WORKERS HAVE BOOSTER SHOTS – DOT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that fully vaccinated tourism workers are now receiving booster shots as an added protection against the heightened threat of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in the country and with most regions already attaining above 90 percent vaccination rates among active and eligible tourism workers.  “We are glad to see the willingness […]

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Politics

ATAYDE: GET BOOSTER SHOTS AMID OMICRON

With just over 1,000 active COVID-19 cases in the 1st District of Quezon City (QCD1) and cases of the disease rising all over Metro Manila, QCD1 congressional candidate Arjo Atayde on Thursday urged his district-mates to register for their COVID-19 booster shots to obtain an added layer of protection against the more infectious Omicron variant. “Nakakabahala […]

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GET VACCINATED—IT’S FREE; GETTING SICK ISN’T

Vaccinated yet? It is of utmost importance to get as much protection we can get especially with the rising cases of Omicron in other parts of the world and the recent reports about the local cases of the COVID-19 variant in the country. One of the major goals of the country’s vaccination drive is to […]

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ANGELES CITY SENIORS GET COVID-19 BOOSTER SHOTS

Senior citizens in Angeles City, Pampanga started to receive their booster shots against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr. said the city government started giving booster shots to senior citizens under the “Sundo Bakuna sa Barangay” program as part of its continuing efforts to ensure population protection against COVID-19. “Tuloy-tuloy pa rin po […]

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PRIORITY BOOSTER JABS FOR SEAG ATHLETES URGED

With the postponement of the 2021 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games from November to May 2022, the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list is urging the government to prioritize COVID-19 booster shots for national athletes joining the regional competition. “The postponement actually gives us a time to administer booster shots to our athletes to ensure their […]