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Regardless of DOH ‘Odette’ advise, South Cotabato city brings COVID-19 jabs to distant areas

DAVAO CITY––Regardless of the Division of Well being (DOH) advise to cancel the COVID-19 vaccination days on account of Hurricane “Odette,” Lake Sebu city in South Cotabato province pushed by way of with the second spherical of the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” on Thursday, bringing the inoculation drive to far-flung communities.

Dr. Jocelyn Bayquin, Lake Sebu well being officer, stated Thursday they had been bringing the COVID-19 vaccination drive, in addition to different well being companies, to distant areas of the city “all with out fanfare.”

In an announcement, she stated one of many geographically remoted and deprived areas (GIDA) served Wednesday by the Municipal Well being Workplace (MHO) was Sitio Blit in Barangay Ned. The realm could possibly be reached after not less than half-a-day journey on good climate and highway situations.

A minimum of 181 residents within the village had been administered the primary dose of the COVID-19 vaccine there, Bayquin stated.

In an earlier advisory, the DOH reset to Dec. 20-22 the Bayanihan Bakunahan Half 2 scheduled Dec. 15-17 in some areas as a result of threats of Odette.

The areas coated by the postponement embody Areas V and IV-B in Luzon; Areas VI, VII, and VIII within the Visayas; and Areas IX, X, XI, XII, Caraga, and the BARMM in Mindanao.

Lake Sebu city is the tourism capital of South Cotabato in Area XII.

Dr. Rogelio Aturdido, South Cotabato well being chief, stated Lake Sebu proceeded with the vaccination in so-called GIDAs because the individuals there had been anticipating the inoculation drive.

Canceling the vaccination in these areas can be tough contemplating their distant areas, he stated over a neighborhood radio station.

The Provincial Well being Workplace augmented the MHO within the COVID-19 vaccination drive in numerous components of the city, he stated.

No storm warning sign was hoisted Thursday over South Cotabato.


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TAGS: Bakunahan, Bayanihan, COVID-19, Department of Health, DoH, far-flung communities, inoculation drive, Lake Sebu, Regions, South Cotabato, Typhoon Odette, Vaccination, Weather
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