Las Piñas LGU wants successful vaccination roll out

Published March 7, 2021, 1:55 PM

by Jean Fernando

The Las Piñas city government continue to conduct vaccination simulations to ensure a successful COVID-19 vaccine roll out in the city.

Las Piñas City Mayor Imelda Aguilar (City of Las Piñas Official Facebook Page / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Mayor Imelda Aguilar said Vice Mayor April Aguilar-Nery continue to conduct inspections at the 10 vaccination sites in the city’s District 1 and 2 to ensure that health workers assigned are all prepared during the vaccination roll out.

The mayor said the city government conducted vaccination simulation on Friday, March 5 at the Las Piñas Elementary School Central, aiming for the doctors and nurses to be well prepared to meet the standards set for the vaccination program.

She added the continued vaccination simulation was part of the city government’s priority to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the residents.

A total of 39 IT’s of the Dr. Filemon C. Aguilar Information Technology Training Institute were trained by representatives from the Zuellig Pharmaceutical Company for encoding and tracking of COVID-19 vaccines from storage facility to vaccination sites, the mayor said.

Aguilar added that three IT’s will be deployed to each vaccination sites to handle the distribution of vaccines and to keep them safe and effective in the designated vaccination sites in District 1 and 2.

The mayor said that the ceremonial vaccination roll out of China-made Sinovac vaccine allotted to the city government will be on Tuesday, March 9 at the University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, one of the three vaccination sites recently added by the city government.

Aguilar said the city government is targeting 300 healthcare workers to be inoculated with Sinovac vaccine.