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2,682 individuals in Kalinga inoculated during special ‘Bakunahang Bayan’

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga(PIA) - - The Provincial Department of Health Office (PDOHO), in partnership with local government health teams,  continues  to intensify the drive for primary  series and booster dose against COVID-19 in line with efforts  to vaccinate 23 million individuals within the first 100 days of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s administration.

During the Bakunahang Bayan special vaccination days on September 27-30, the province of Kalinga was able to inoculate 2,682 individuals, the second highest in the Cordillera Region next to Abra.

PDOHO team said health workers since September 27 are on marathon vaccination in the barangays, schools, government offices and   private institutions to inoculate the target number of the populace in order to attain the province’s contribution to the country’s goal for herd immunity.
In schools, PinasLakas uses the self-discipline, confidence and leadership imagery of what the Reserve Training Corps (ROTC) Program is all about in getting their support and also to muster community support in nation building. The ROTC communicates a shared trend and progressive transition towards the new normal vis-à-vis the face to face learning.

Meanwhile, PDOHO released  for public dissemination health events to celebrate this month of October which are Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Newborn Screening Week  and  Filipino Elderly Week on the first week;  National Mental Health Week (2nd week);  Bone and Joint Awareness Week, National Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Week,  and Health Education Week  on the third week), Food Safety Awareness Week (last week), World Sight Day (2nd Thursday), World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10), Global Handwashing Day (Oct. 15),  and World Psoriasis Day (Oct. 29). (JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)

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