As the leading commander in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) campaign frontlines in the town, Camalig Local Chief Executive, Hon. Carlos Irwin G. Baldo, Jr. received his first jab of Sinovac today along with one hundred and forty-nine (149) vaccinees comprised of frontline health workers, senior citizens, and indigent residents.
The Local Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment (LTFCVD) is on its 3rd day in the conduct of the municipal-wide vaccine rollout, Camalig National High School main vaccination center, Brgy. Ilawod, Camalig, Albay.
The main vaccination center is divided into six (6) sections specifically, the waiting area, registration area, health education and final consent area, vital signs and health assessment/screening area, vaccination area, and post-vaccination monitoring area – the entire vaccination process is expected to take at least an hour per vaccinee.
To ensure public health and safety, both staff and vaccinees strictly followed minimum public health standards set by the Department of Health (DOH).
Last May 1, 2021, the Municipal Health Office (MHO) received four hundred (400) doses of Sinovac from DOH, augmenting the municipality’s inventory of COVID-19 vaccines – Camalig now has a total of eight hundred and eighty (880) vaccine doses.
The vaccine rollout in Camalig, Albay is expected to cater 45,000 of the targeted population with the end view of achieving herd immunity to finally put an end to the transmission of COVID-19.
Citing a complementing intervention, the Local Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment (LTFCVD) has also been conducting intensive information drive to increase the general public’s vaccine demand generation in line with the MHO’s vaccination plan for Camalig.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO