The Department of Health (DOH) sustains its PinasLakas campaign to boost its vaccination program for primary series and booster doses against COVID-19 with a simultaneous launch of “Bakunahang Bayan” special vaccination days in different provinces on Friday.
DOH-Center for Health Development Soccsksargen Region, with the Rural Health Unit of San Isidro General Santos City, conducted a ceremonial vaccination of eligible population against COVID-19 in Barangay San Isidro, General Santos City.
DOH Davao Region headed by director Dr. Annabelle Yumang also vaccinated Davaoeños at the Tog’gan Center in Barangay. Carcor, New Corella, Davao del Norte and in Barangay Bangkal, Matanao, Davao del Sur.
The campaign was also launched in Western Visayas, with ceremonial vaccinations at the Bug-ang National High School headed by the Municipal Health Office of Toboso, Negros Occidental, and St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Shrine in La Castellana, led by the Provincial Health Office of Negros Occidental at La Castellana Municipal Health Office.
The National COVID-19 Vaccination Operations Center said some 73.2 million Filipinos have completed their primary series of vaccines against COVID-19, with 35,317 additional second doses administered on October 4.
Some 19.9 million Filipinos are now protected from COVID-19 with a booster dose, after the DOH administered an additional 90,205 doses on Tuesday.