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Batangas Calls On the Elderly To Register For COVID-19 Vaccine

Senior citizens are under the priority group for COVID-19 vaccination.

By: Antonette Louise Guiao | April 12, 2021

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Vaccine jabs are now being administered to priority residents of Batangas.

Image: Palakat Batangas City Facebook Page

COVID-19 vaccines Sinovac and AstraZeneca made its way to the province of Batangas. The first supply of doses were immediately given to the medical frontliners of private hospitals after being distributed by the authorities. Meanwhile, vaccine registration for elders in Batangas have also been launched.

While the vaccination for health workers is ongoing, the government is also encouraging its senior citizens to register for the COVID-19 vaccination program. If you have an elderly family member who wishes to get inoculated and is wondering how to sign up for the program, read below and see the status and details regarding vaccine registration for elders in Batangas.

COVID-19 vaccine registration for senior citizens of Batangas is ongoing

The COVID-19 vaccination program for medical frontliners in Batangas began last March 8, 2021 at the Batangas Medical Center (BATMC). Two hundred BATMC health workers were prioritized and vaccinated with the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine. The ceremonial vaccination program was spearheaded by the Department of Health-Calabarzon Director Eduardo Janairo.



Meanwhile, around 400 healthcare workers of Jesus of Nazareth Hospital (JONH) also received jabs of AstraZeneca vaccine last March 19, 2021. Besides JONH, four more private hospitals in Batangas including Batangas Healthcare Specialists Medical Center, St. Camillus de Lellis, and St. Patrick’s Hospital Medical Center also received vaccine supplies.

Now that the inoculation program has officially started in the province, the local government is continuously calling on the senior citizens of Batangas to register for the program. Those who wish to get vaccinated must register with their respective Senior Citizen President of their barangays or visit the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA).

For more information, visit the official Facebook page of Palakat Batangas City, Batangas PIO, or Batangas Medical Center or call via landline 723-2951.



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All details and information in this article are true and accurate as of the publication date. While we are doing our utmost effort to keep our content as up-to-date as possible, the condition surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be unpredictable and the situation develops rapidly, so it’s possible that some information and recommendations may have changed since this article was published. For the latest advice, visit DOH and your LGU's official websites.

Batangas , COVID-19, COVID-19 Vaccine, COVID-19 Vaccination, vaccine, hospitals in Batangas, health workers, medical frontliners, healthcare workers, health care workers, nearest hospital near Batangas

Vaccine jabs are now being administered to priority residents of Batangas.

Image: Palakat Batangas City Facebook Page

COVID-19 vaccines Sinovac and AstraZeneca made its way to the province of Batangas. The first supply of doses were immediately given to the medical frontliners of private hospitals after being distributed by the authorities. Meanwhile, vaccine registration for elders in Batangas have also been launched.

While the vaccination for health workers is ongoing, the government is also encouraging its senior citizens to register for the COVID-19 vaccination program. If you have an elderly family member who wishes to get inoculated and is wondering how to sign up for the program, read below and see the status and details regarding vaccine registration for elders in Batangas.

COVID-19 vaccine registration for senior citizens of Batangas is ongoing

The COVID-19 vaccination program for medical frontliners in Batangas began last March 8, 2021 at the Batangas Medical Center (BATMC). Two hundred BATMC health workers were prioritized and vaccinated with the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine. The ceremonial vaccination program was spearheaded by the Department of Health-Calabarzon Director Eduardo Janairo.



Meanwhile, around 400 healthcare workers of Jesus of Nazareth Hospital (JONH) also received jabs of AstraZeneca vaccine last March 19, 2021. Besides JONH, four more private hospitals in Batangas including Batangas Healthcare Specialists Medical Center, St. Camillus de Lellis, and St. Patrick’s Hospital Medical Center also received vaccine supplies.

Now that the inoculation program has officially started in the province, the local government is continuously calling on the senior citizens of Batangas to register for the program. Those who wish to get vaccinated must register with their respective Senior Citizen President of their barangays or visit the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA).

For more information, visit the official Facebook page of Palakat Batangas City, Batangas PIO, or Batangas Medical Center or call via landline 723-2951.



Need to see the nearest hospital near Batangas? Go to Yoorekka and check out its directory.


All details and information in this article are true and accurate as of the publication date. While we are doing our utmost effort to keep our content as up-to-date as possible, the condition surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be unpredictable and the situation develops rapidly, so it’s possible that some information and recommendations may have changed since this article was published. For the latest advice, visit DOH and your LGU's official websites.

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Antonette is a writer, a night owl, an extrovert, and a BTS ARMY. Her spare time is consumed by drawing digital vector art, sleeping, binge-watching Netflix series, and learning how to cook. An adventurer by heart, she aspires to travel the world with her family, try extreme outdoor activities, and taste all sorts of food in different countries.

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