1,982 healthcare workers in Las Piñas vaccinated against COVID-19

Published March 15, 2021, 5:04 PM

by Jean Fernando

The Las Piñas City government reported that 1,982 medical and health frontliners from different hospitals, public and private, in the city had already vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The city government started its vaccination rollout on March 9 with the theme “Ligtas na Las Pinero, Lahat Bakunado” at the University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, one of the city’s identified vaccination sites.

Medical and healthcare workers of the University of Perpetual Help Medical Center were inoculated with China-made Sinovac vaccines at the start of the vaccination rollout.

Mayor Imelda Aguilar said that frontline employees of the UPMC on March 15 were inoculated with AstraZeneca vaccines.

Other medical frontliners who were vaccinated were from Las Piñas Doctors Hospital, Pope John Paul II Hospital and Medical Center, Christ the King Medical Center, A. Zarate General Hospital, and Alabang Medical Center.

Aguilar said the frontline health workers were vaccinated with Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines.

She said the city government received a total of 1,210 doses of Sinovac from the national government and immediately used for the inoculation of medical frontliners.