QC, Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas start Covid-19 second booster vax for adults

The local government units of Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, and Quezon City have started the administration of Covid-19 second booster shots for 50 years old and above and individuals with comorbidities aged 18 to 49.

The Quezon City government launched the second booster vaccination on Thursday, July 28, in all the health centers in the city.

According to the local government, the recipients can visit the nearest health centers in their area or book their schedules online: https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph/qcvaxeasy

The Navotas City government also started the vaccinations on Thursday. It said that the adult residents can walk in at all the city's inoculation sites to get their booster shots.

Meanwhile, the vaccinations in the cities of Caloocan and Malabon began on Wednesday, July 27.

Caloocan residents can visit any of the city's vaccination sites, while two sites -- Robinsons Town Mall and Philippine Red Cross "bakuna center" in Barangay Potrero -- are open in Malabon for the second booster shots.

According to the Department of Health's guidelines released on Tuesday, July 26, the second booster doses can only be administered to individuals who have received their first booster shots four months prior to their vaccination day.

Recipients should also present their vaccination cards and valid identification cards. Medical certificates are not required even for individuals with comorbidities.