Las Pinas City has vaccinated 91 percent of the city’s total population against COVID-19, Mayor Imelda Aguilar disclosed on Friday.
The mayor made the announcement in conjunction with their observance of 25th year of cityhood and 115th founding anniversary.
Aguilar attributed their accomplishment to the efforts and hard work of the city’s personnel who continue conducting the “Bayanihan Bakunahan” in the city’s 20 barangays.
Aguilar said City Health Office deployed teams were dispatched the conduct vaccination program involving house-to-house campaign for thefirst and second doses of the vaccines, as well as booster shots especially for senior citizens and persons with disability (PWDs).
She said “Vaxx to School’ was also launched giving vaccinations to students in preparation for the face-to-face classes.
Aguilar said her administration is also offering hospitalization support for their constituents, amounting to P30,000 with the issuance of “green cards” under the city’s health program.
She added the cards can be used in the five accredited hospitals, namely the Las Piñas Doctors Hospital, Las Piñas Medical Hospital, Perpetual Help Medical Center-Las Piñas, Philippine General Hospital and San Juan de Dios Hospital.
Aguilar also said the city government, through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), conducted jobs fair with more than 182 applicants were hired on the spot.
She said the jobs fair offered help to residents, especially those severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.