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Galvez sees vaccination of priority sectors in focus areas by May

"Just in case all of them (four million doses of vaccines) arrive, we can really inoculate those who are classified as A1, A2 A3, A4, and A5," Galvez said in Filipino......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 6th, 2021

Vaccination of 5 priority groups eyed in May

Despite the tight supply of pandemic vaccines, the National Task Force against COVID-19 is optimistic that the inoculation of five priority sectors in focus areas can begin next month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Gov’t to focus on vaccination of 1,500 barangays classified as ‘centers of gravity’

The bulk of the country’s vaccine supplies will be primarily distributed to the 1,500 barangays tagged as “centers of gravity” of the coronavirus disease infections, National Task Force against COVID-19 Chief Implementer and Vaccine Czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said. “In response to President Duterte’s directive to prioritize areas with a spike in COVID-19 cases, […] The post Gov’t to focus on vaccination of 1,500 barangays classified as ‘centers of gravity’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Simultaneous vaccination of HCWs, frontliners, elderly pushed

To reach herd immunity faster, National Task Force against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. called yesterday for the inclusion of seniors and those with comorbidities to the priority sectors for vaccination......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Politicians, groups warned vs display of tarps in COVID-19 vaccine sites

Chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. said they are looking into reports of vaccination areas plastered with posters and tarpaulins carrying the names of politicians and groups......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Vaccines to be poured into 1,500 barangays

At least 1,500 barangays have been identified in the government’s “focus and expand” strategy that prioritizes vaccination in economic centers and high-risk areas, the National Task Force against COVID-19 said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Galvez endorses mayors’ plea for more jabs outside NCR+8

National Task Force Against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. has endorsed a request of the League of Cities of the Philippines to include other high-risk areas in the priority recipients of COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

DILG deploys 50,000 cops, firemen to assist in COVID-19 vaccination

The fourth priority group in the vaccination program against COVID-19 is slated to include frontline workers in essential sectors, including government personnel and private sector workers required to be physically present at their designated workplaces......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Concepcion backs priority vaccination for NCR

Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion is backing a move to prioritize the vaccination against COVID-19 of those in the National Capital Region and other high-risk areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Duterte: Quarantine will be lifted once things begin to clear

Galvez said the priority areas are those who were severely affected by the pandemic last year."Let's talk about the sentiments of Filipinos. One is the hunger. We are trying to do everything we can within the limited resources of government," Duterte said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

House to start vaccination on May 10

The House of Representatives will start its COVID-19 vaccine rollout for employees next month as the government has yet to complete the inoculation of priority sectors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

Vaccination impact seen by November – Galvez

A drop in the country’s COVID-19 cases may be seen by October or November, once most of the people living in highly urbanized areas like Metro Manila are vaccinated, the National Task Force against COVID-19 said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Senators seek faster, safer vaccination procedures

Senators sought a faster and safer rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program as more sectors are being included in the priority list......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Palace reminds people in A4 priority sectors to register for vaccination

"They are customer-facing, they are in the frontlines, they are exposed. They are the ones facing the public, they are not working from home," Nograles said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Media inclusion in vaccine priority list lauded

Recognizing the importance of keeping the public informed about the pandemic, Sen. Bong Go lauded the national government for including media workers in the list of essential sectors to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

DOJ prosecutors now included in A4 priority vaccination category

Prosecutors of the Department of Justice are now included in the vaccination A4 priority category for frontliners in essential sectors, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

More appeals made for vaccine priority

The League of Provinces of the Philippines yesterday appealed to the national government to include governors and mayors of non-high risk areas in the priority groups for vaccination......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Mandaue starts profiling of COVID-19 vaccine recipients

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City has started profiling the priority sectors for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, the city’s vaccine czar and Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president, said the Mandaue Information Systems Office (MISO) and Data Management Team have already conducted an orientation of the barangay […] The post Mandaue starts profiling of COVID-19 vaccine recipients appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Journalists must also be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines – Go

Members of the media should also be considered in the priority list of the government’s national COVID-19 vaccination program without prejudice to other frontliners, the poor and vulnerable sectors, Sen. Bong Go said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Inclusion of retail frontliners in vaccine priority list pushed

The country’s group of retailers is asking the government to include retail frontline workers in the priority sectors for COVID-19 vaccination to restore consumer confidence and allow businesses to sustain their operations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

COVID-19 epicenters to become priority areas for immunization — vaccine czar

Galvez said the regions and cities that have become COVID-19 epicenters will be prioritized in the government’s immunization program......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 9th, 2020