Articles worth reading

PCHRD to study commuters' behavior

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

More than P4 million was allocated to study the commuters' behavior when boarding and leaving public transport, as well as the airflow and aerosolization, an executive of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) said in ...

Makati opens 2 vaccination sites in malls for A4 group 

account_balanceMakati access_time4 days ago

Makati Mayor Abby Binay led the opening of a new vaccination site at Glorietta 5 mall that will cater to individuals who belong to the A4 category under the priority list of the Department of Health (DOH). The mayor said another dedicated vaccinatio...

Presidential Photo

Duterte to lead Independence Day rites 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

President Rodrigo Duterte will lead on June 12 the Philippines’ 123rd Independence Day commemoration “outside Metro Manila,” Malacañang said in a report by Philippine News Agency. “Dadalo in-person ang Presid...

Taguig News

Taguig Polio Vaccination

Over 21,000 Taguig kids receive free vaccines against polio

account_balanceTaguig chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

More than 21,000 Taguid children aged 0 to 59 months old received free vaccines on October 15 to help them fight the polio virus.

National Immunization Program Coordinator for the City of Taguig Dr. Jennifer Lou De Guzman and her team —in partnership with St. Luke’s Hospital and Medical Center - BGC, Medical Center Taguig, Taguig City Medical Society through Cruz Rabe Hospital, Philippine Army, Philippine Navy, Philippine Marine corps, Philippine National Police, UNICEF, and the Philippine National Red Cross— have also started simultaneously making the rounds in barangay health centers and houses throughout the city for two weeks to ensure that every resident is given bivalent oral polio vaccines for free.

The activity is pursuant to the Department of Health's (DOH) Memorandum No. 2019-0318 reiterating the conduct of the Synchronized Oral Polio Vaccination from October 14 to 27, 2019 (first round of vaccination) and November 25 to December 7, 2019 (second round of vaccination) in the National Capital Region.

A total of 16,667 residents were vaccinated on the first day of the event.

The City of Taguig, through its City Health Office, has been providing free routine oral polio vaccines all year round.

Other vaccines that are currently offered for free at barangay health centers include the BCG vaccine, Hepatitis B vaccine, Pentavalent vaccine or 5-in-1 vaccine, Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type B) vaccine, DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) vaccine, and Pneumococcal vaccines for senior citizens.

date_rangeDate Published
1 year ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

No releated news for this article.
Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature