Pasay announces P250-million budget for vaccination
Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano said the city government allotted P250-million for the purchase of coronavirus vaccines, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.
Rubiano also assured city residents that free COVID-19 vaccines will be made available as the city government is now closely coordinating with the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease.
She said the local government is also coordinating with vaccine czar Carlito Galvez in selecting the brand of vaccine that would be administered.
The mayor said they targeting to vaccinate 2,765,000 residents in the city.
Rubiano said the P250-million allotted was also to augment the vaccines which will be given to LGUs by the national government.
She said that priority for vaccination are frontliners, medical workers, senior citizens and the vulnerable sector.
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