Bataan gears up for essential workers’ vaccination

BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) on Wednesday announced that it is preparing for the coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine rollout for those belonging to A4 category or essential workers. PHO chief Dr. Rosanna Buccahan said online registration will be for institution-based workers where only authorized representatives of companies, organizations or businesses will…

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Zambo Peninsula gets 35K Sinovac doses

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Another batch of vaccine shipment arrived here Wednesday as the government vaccination program continues, the Department of Health-Zamboanga Peninsula (DOH-9) announced. Dr. Augusto Manolo Alpichi, DOH-9 assistant director, said the vaccine shipment, the 14th batch received, consisted of 35,000 doses of Sinovac. Alpichi said the vaccines are for the first and second…

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Expansion of Buluan hospital pushed

COTABATO CITY – Nine lawmakers in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) have filed a bill Wednesday seeking to upgrade the Buluan District Hospital (BDH) in Maguindanao province into a Level II facility with a 200-bed capacity to accommodate more patients. Member of Parliament Khadafe Mangudadatu authored Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Bill No….

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