ICTSI-supported Parañaque vax sites

Published November 29, 2021, 2:09 PM

by Emmie V. Abadilla

SIVC Theater

The vaccination support initiative of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Bloomberry Resorts Corp. has administered over 300,000 doses of mRNA Moderna vaccines at the Solaire Resort and Casino as well as the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) sites, Parañaque City.

The Solaire-ICTSI Foundation Vaccination Center – Nayong Pilipino Foundation (SIVC-NPF), which opened in August, administered 158,515 does while the SIVC – Solaire administered 150,737 doses for a combined total of 309,252 doses as of November 22.

On an average, the SIVC-NPF administers close to 1,000 doses daily, while the SIVC-Solaire administers about 600 doses daily.

The two sites recorded the highest rollout last November 13 with a combined total of 5,537 doses.

The vaccine rollout, including the installation of support facilities, is part of the 20 million doses joint procurement of Moderna vaccines by the national government and the private sector represented by ICTSI.

Of the 20 million doses,13 million were allotted to the public sector, while 7 million to the private sector.

To facilitate the logistics of the bulk order, ICTSI installed a temporary cold storage and drive-through vaccination facility in a 10,000-square meter lot within the NPF property.

ICTSI built the P250-million facility at no cost to the government.