The Local Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment (LTFCVD) is on its 5th day in the conduct of the municipal-wide vaccine rollout, Camalig National High School main vaccination center, Brgy. Ilawod, Camalig, Albay.
Day 5 of the vaccination is set to inoculate with Sinovac a total of one hundred and fifty-two (152) vaccinees comprised of frontliners, senior citizens, indigent residents, and uniformed personnel.
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 implementers and participants 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19).
To date, the municipality has a total of 52 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 36 recoveries, 4 deaths, and 12 active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO