The City of Bacoor received yesterday its first installment of at least 114 single-dose Sinovac Covid 19 vaccine vials. These vaccines are allocated to the City by the National Government and are purposely intended for its public health workers, specifically those working in public hospitals.
Today, March 10, the Sinovac vaccines will be administered to 114 public health care workers of the city at the Southern Tagalog Regional Hospital (STRH). Another batch of vaccines are set to arrive on Thursday (March 11). Consequently, another group of public health care workers will get their first jab of the Chinese- made vaccines by Friday.
“We thank the National Government, despite the vaccine’s limited supply, our City of Bacoor is among the first cities to receive the Sinovac vaccines”, said Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla. She added “that the City, through its City Health Office and in partnership with the Southern Tagalog Regional Hospital, can finally start its vaccination program.”
Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla expressed her enthusiasm that the arrival of the vaccines gave the needed boost to the City’s vaccine campaign LIGTAS BACOOR! Bacoor Yes sa Bakuna. The campaign aims to educate and stress the importance of the Covid 19 vaccines and at the same time encourages the Bacooreños to get vaccinated. “Tomorrow, our public health care workers will prove that the vaccines are safe”, the mayor stated .
The Sinovac vaccines are currently stored in a cold storage facility recently procured by the city government.