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PRC VAXXES TALIM ISLAND SENIORS, PWDS — GORDON

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to boost its support for the National COVID-19 Vaccination Program. PRC volunteers and staff boarded boats to Talim Island to vaccinate COVID-19 priority groups: A2 or senior citizens and A3 or persons with comorbidities. “Anuman ang mga hamon na kinakaharap natin, ang Red Cross ay laging handa […]

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EXPAND USE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION CARDS – POE

Senator Grace Poe pushed for the expansion of the use of the COVID-19 vaccination card to fast-track economic recovery. “The purpose is purely for record-keeping. Beyond that, the cards have no use. Bakuna talaga ang susi sa better normal. Habang ang pangunahing layunin nito ay protektahan tayo mula sa COVID-19 virus, hindi maikakaila na instrumental […]

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NCR MAYORS: EASE RESTRICTIONS ON FULLY VAXXED

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) urged the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to consider easing of COVID-19 guidelines for fully-vaccinated individuals in the National Capital Region to bolster economic activities in the region. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos, who is also the concurrent chair of the […]

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PRC DEPLOYS BAKUNA BUSES TO 3 REGIONS – GORDON

As the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to be the active ally of the government in the National COVID-19 Vaccination Program, the humanitarian organization drove their Bakuna Buses to Region 4A, Region 6, and Region 7 aiming to vaccinate over 2,250 individuals. “Despite the many challenges of the ongoing pandemic, the PRC staff and volunteers […]

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KIDAPAWAN TRIKE DRIVERS FIRST TO GET A4 VAX JABS

An initial 75 tricycle drivers have received their first dose of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine in Kidapawan City as the local government kicked off its inoculation for the A4 or frontline personnel in essential sectors. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the A4 group includes public transport workers, market vendors, construction workers, and all other personnel […]

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VAXXED SENIORS IN PIDDIG GET FREE RICE – GUILLEN

The municipality of Piddig in Ilocos Norte is giving free rice as a gift to senior residents aged 80 and above who will get vaccinated against COVID-19. A mobile vaccination clinic was launched to reach out to more residents in rural areas, especially the senior citizens. The team went to Calambeg and Maruaya Elementary Schools […]

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SAN JUAN TO OPEN VAXXING TO NON-RESIDENTS – ZAMORA

The San Juan city government will soon roll out its vaccination drive for non-residents and non-workers, Mayor Francis Zamora announced. As the city has already achieved population protection by inoculating 100 percent of its estimated 123,000 eligible population against COVID-19, Zamora said they are now open for registration via https://vaxreg.sanjuancity.gov.ph/ Registrants must wait for a confirmatory text […]

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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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PH RED CROSS BAKUNA BUS GOES TO RIZAL – GORDON

As the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to be at the forefront in helping the government in its COVID-19 vaccination initiative, the humanitarian organization drove one of its Bakuna Buses to Barangay Tandang Kutyo, Tanay, Rizal to vaccinate priority groups from A2 to A5. The PRC vaccinated 550 individuals from Tandang Kutyo, Tanay, as this […]

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PEACE PARTY-LIST: RUSH VACCINATIONS OF TEACHERS

As the country commemorates National Teachers’ Month this September, an educators’ group called on the government to speed-up the vaccination of teachers and protect them against COVID-19.“Our teachers have been working non-stop and vulnerable to the risks of COVID-19. They are frontliners in two wars —against the pandemic and to stem the effects of the […]