Two Bacolod hospitals start vaccination rollout
Medical frontliners from Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) and Riverside Medical Center have received COVID-19 vaccines last March 6. These two hospitals are identified as Level-3 COVID-19 facilities in the city, so their medical workers are prioritized for vaccination, according to Dr. Chris Sorongon, deputy for medical data and analysis of the Emergency Operations (EOC) Task Force. In terms of the vaccine's brand, Sinovac vaccines were given to the employees of both hospitals. A total of 6,300 vaccines were distributed to the medical frontliners .
Negros Occidental governor appeals for 6,000 vaccines
Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson requested for 5,000 to 6,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Vaccine Czar Carlito Galvez from the first two batches that arrived in the Philippines. These vaccines are intended to be given to the province’s medical frontliners from hospitals and medical facilities run by the provincial government. The governor hopes to start the vaccine program in the province by prioritizing the medical frontliners .
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