Up to 700 minors to receive COVID-19 jabs today in Bacolod & NegOcc

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The City of Bacolod and the provincial government of Negros Occidental are expecting to vaccinate up to 700 minors with co-morbidities against the deadly coronavirus.

Capitol in a statement said in it has scheduled a total of 300 minors, between 12-17 years old for vaccination at Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital. But Provincial Administrator lawyer Rayfrando Diaz said that it can extend up to 500 heads.

In Bacolod City, the Emergency Operation Center is scheduling the vaccination of at least 200 minors at the Riverside College.

Minors who will be vaccinated are required to be accompanied by their guardian or parents and must present a medical certificate.

The provincial vaccination team plans to extend the Pediatric A3 vaccination in the hospitals in Kabankalan and Cadiz in the coming days.

Meanwhile, Bacolod EOC said they plan to extend the vaccination for minors at Ayala and SM malls by November 3, in the for the opening of inoculation of minors without comorbidities as scheduled by the Department of Health.