Bacolod offers booster shots vs COVID to seniors and immunocompromised


In line with the rollout of expanded booster shots against COVID-19, the Bacolod City COVID-19 Vaccination Coucil (CoVaC) will begin today, November 22, in administering booster shots to seniors and those with comorbidities.

But the Department of Health underscored that additional or third dose will only be administered to individuals with comorbidities in immunocompromised state under the following:
a. Immunodeficiency state
b. People living with HIV
c. Active cancer or malignancy
d. Transplant patients
e. Patients under immunosuppressive treatments

Dr. Chris Sorongon, deputy for medical, data analysis and management of the Emergency Operations Center-Task Force said booster shots will be administered for those under the A1 to A3 priority (expanded coverage) at Ayala Malls Capitol Central, today.

Those under A.1 to A.7 may get their shots at the Ayala Malls ground floor, while A2 to A3 vaccinees may proceed to Metro Lobby Area, Dr. Sorongon added.

Below is the recommended vaccine combination.