Diocese of Kalookan vax program also open to other religious sects

Published November 8, 2021, 10:10 AM

by Leslie Ann Aquino

Even non-Catholics may avail of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination program of the Diocese of Kalookan.

Photo from Diocese of Kalookan FB

Kalookan Diocesan Health Care Ministry head Fr. Rene Richard Bernardo explained that the program is not just for Catholics, but also for other religious sects and denominations.

In an interview with Radio Veritas, the priest also said that the program may be availed of those outside the diocese.

“We are serving not just those from Caloocan, Malabon, and Navotas, but also those in the nearby cities and provinces,” said Bernardo.

“We have had vaccinees from Bulacan, Pampanga, and Cavite. We are ready to help them through this vaccination program,” he added.

“We want to help everybody through this massive vaccination program in our diocese,” said Bernardo.

Kalookan Bishop Pablo David earlier directed parishes in his diocese to make their churches available to serve as vaccination sites.

The diocese has so far vaccinated around 100,000 individuals in designated churches.