ORMOC CITY – On Friday, November 26, an information caravan, also known as the “Bayanihan Bakunahan” motorcade, was conducted in this city in order to disseminate information of LGU-Ormoc’s goal to be able to vaccinate a total of 21,000 individuals during the conduct of the mandated three-day National Vaccination Day event from November 29-December 1, 2021.
The said info caravan was participated by representatives from the City Mayor’s Office, City Administrator’s Office, office of SP Member Roiland H. Villasencio, City Health Department, Ormoc City Police Office, Bureau of Fire Protection-Ormoc, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology-Ormoc, Liga ng mga Barangay, Sangguniang Kabataan, Business Permits and Licensing Office, LGRC-MSAC Partners, and the Traffic Enforcement and Management Office.
Accordingly, President Rodrigo Duterte has directed all government agencies and instrumentalities to extend all possible support to the three-day national vaccination drive after declaring November 29 to December 1 as the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan National COVID-19 Vaccination Days”, as the government moves to boost the country’s inoculation rate against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The said activity will be spearheaded by the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in cooperation with the National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19.
President Duterte on Thursday, November 24, signed Proclamation 1253 for the conduct of the three-day national vaccination drive.
Meanwhile, Ormoc City’s vaccination schedule and venue for the said National Vaccination Days are as follow:
November 29, 2021: Ormoc City Superdome – Pediatric vaccination; Robinsons Place Ormoc – 1st dose adult vaccination; SM Center Ormoc – 2nd dose adult vaccination (AstraZeneca); Libertad Covered Court – 2nd dose adult vaccination (AstraZeneca); OSPA-FMC – Pediatric vaccination; Clinica Gatchalian Hospital – Pediatric vaccination; and Ormoc Doctors Hospital – Pediatric vaccination.
November 30, 2021: Ormoc City Superdome – Pediatric vaccination; Robinsons Place Ormoc – 1st dose adult vaccination; and SM Center Ormoc – 1st dose adult vaccination. December 1, 2021: Robinsons Place Ormoc – Booster dose for health care workers; SM Center Ormoc – Booster dose for health care workers; OSPA-FMC – Booster dose for health care workers; Clinica Gatchalian Hospital – Booster dose for health care workers; and Ormoc Doctors Hospital – Booster dose for health care workers. By Gwen Maurillo