Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Iligan City Chapter continues its Bakuna Center operations and vaccinated 671 individuals on September 21, 2021.
PRC has reached more than 234,020 doses administered through the humanitarian organization’s Bakuna Centers and Bakuna Buses which inoculated 182,980 and 51,040, respectively. PRC’s vaccination program first started last March 2021for individuals belonging to the A1 priority group.
PRC Iligan City Chapter opens the first Bakuna Center in Mindanao, and they also provide volunteer doctors to man the vaccination center and shoulder all operating expenses.
“Tuloy tuloy ang ating pagbabakuna. Walang pagod ang ating mga staff at volunteers sa pagbibigay serbisyo sa ating mga kababayan upang tayo ay maging protektado kontra COVID-19,”PRC Chairman and CEO Sen. Dick Gordon said.
PRC Iligan city chapter recently augments two medical tents stationed at the Gregorio T. Lluch Memorial Hospital due to the rising cases of COVID-19, with 1k active cases reported. The medical tent is a 16-bed capacity serving as a triage for the isolation facility of the hospital.