Iligan rolls out COVID-19 jab for A4 priority group

By Claire Gigje ILIGAN CITY–The local government here through its City Health Office (CHO) is set to begin the inoculation for the A4 priority group. CHO – Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Health Cluster Manager Dr. Belinda Lim bared that starting Tuesday, August 17, vaccination sites in the city will accept residents belonging to the A4… Read More Iligan rolls out COVID-19 jab for A4 priority group

With 10M fully vaccinated, NVOC aims to reach 15M in August

By Carlito Dar BAGUIO CITY – – More than 10 million eligible population in the country are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the national vaccination program targets to reach 15 million by the end of August. National Vaccination Operations Center Chairperson and Department of Health Undersecretary Dr. Myrna Cabotaje, in an online meeting Wednesday,… Read More With 10M fully vaccinated, NVOC aims to reach 15M in August

Caloocan implements registration system for jabs during ECQ

By Nonette Castillo MANILA — Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan has announced that starting today, the local government will implement a registration system for inoculation during the enforcement of metro-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until August 20. “Those who would go outside for vaccination will be asked to show their text confirmation or vaccination pass,”… Read More Caloocan implements registration system for jabs during ECQ

No walk-in policy in Metro Manila vax sites during ECQ

By Jerome Carlo Paunan MANILA — Metro Manila mayors have agreed to impose a no walk-in policy at vaccination sites during the entire enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, a senior official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Friday. During the Laging Handa public briefing hosted by the Presidential Communications Operations… Read More No walk-in policy in Metro Manila vax sites during ECQ

MisOr prov’l jail inmates get COVID jabs

By Jan Albert Arana MISAMIS ORIENTAL—Inmates of the Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail (MOPJ) received their COVID-19 jabs as part of the current vaccine rollout of the provincial government. Some 300 inmates or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) listed under A2 (senior citizens) and A3 (persons with comorbidity) priority groups got their Janssen COVID-19 vaccine shots,… Read More MisOr prov’l jail inmates get COVID jabs

More Makati fully vaxxed seniors receive GCs

By Jimmyley Guzman QUEZON CITY — More fully vaccinated senior citizens of Makati City have received their P1,000-worth of gift certificates from the city government. Makati City Mayor Abby Binay said that some 24,352 fully vaccinated senior citizens received the gift certificates to show gratitude and appreciation for their support for Bakuna Makati. Mayor Abby… Read More More Makati fully vaxxed seniors receive GCs

PNP ready for ECQ, warns protesters

By Jastine Angelo Don QUEZON CITY — The Philippine National Police (PNP)  is ready to enforce strict movement control in Metro Manila which is placed under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to August 20 to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. According to PNP Chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, the implementation… Read More PNP ready for ECQ, warns protesters

MMDA asks NBI: Go after spreaders of ‘No Vaccine, No Ayuda’

By Jimmyley Guzman QUEZON CITY — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) today asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to investigate the spread of fake news and misinformation that those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 shall not be given “ayuda” or cash aid, and/or benefits. MMDA Chairperson Benhur Abalos said news circulating… Read More MMDA asks NBI: Go after spreaders of ‘No Vaccine, No Ayuda’

Filipinos fully vaxxed against COVID-19 – NTF

By Joedie Mae Boliver CALOOCAN — National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 Deputy Chief Implementer Vince Dizon said almost 10 million Filipinos are now fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine. “Kung maganda ang dating na supply ng bakuna. Nagtitiwala po tayo na kakayanin i-sustain ang jab rate na ito,” Dizon said during Laging Handa Public Briefing… Read More Filipinos fully vaxxed against COVID-19 – NTF