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NO WALK-INS IN VACCINATION OF MINORS – GATCHALIAN

As the government eyes to begin the inoculation of minors against COVID-19 on October 15, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 to avoid a “walk-in” system and prevent crowding in vaccination sites. Gatchalian made this call in a Senate panel hearing on the pilot testing of limited face-to-face classes. The […]

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VAXXING OF KIDS IN FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES URGED

The Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) party-list has urged the government to include children from areas participating in the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in the trial vaccination of minors. The first run for the vaccination of children is set to start on October 15 in selected hospitals in Metro Manila. Minors aged […]

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READY LGUS FOR COVID VAX ROLLOUT FOR MINORS

Following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for inoculating minors aged 12-17, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the urgency of preparing local government units (LGUs) for the vaccination of the age group. Citing both the safety of the younger population and the long-term impact of school closures, Gatchalian has lobbied for […]

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MINORS IN METRO MANILA TO STAY INSIDE FOR 2 WEEKS

Only individuals aged 18-65 years old are allowed to go outside their residences amid the alarming rising number of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila. The Metro Manila Council, through the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, is drafting a resolution prohibiting minors, particularly aged 15-17, to go outdoors for a period of two weeks. This will be […]

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QC BANS MINORS IN PUBLIC PLACES – BELMONTE

Minors in Quezon City are not allowed in all public places, whether alone or accompanied by a parent or guardian and without any justification, to protect them from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mayor Joy Belmonte approved Ordinance No. SP-2985, S-2020, or the “Quezon City Special Protection of Children against COVID-19”, directing all those below 18 years […]