The country’s premier humanitarian organization continues to support the National COVID-19 vaccination program of the government as it launched the vaccination of minors aged five to eleven years old in the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Zamboanga City Chapter yesterday, February 15, 2022.
“Ang Red Cross volunteers ay patuloy na nagpapadala ng mga bakuna sa mga tao, at palagi naming tinitiyak ang kaligtasan at pagiging epektibo ng mga bakuna dahil. Tulong-tulong tayong upang mapigilan na ang pandemya,” reiterates PRC Chairman and CEO Senator Dick Gordon.
According to the PRC Health Services, volunteers from the chapter administered 204 doses of vaccines manufactured by Pfizer, Moderna, Astra Zeneca, Sinovac, and Sputnik. 90 out of 204 administered doses were for minors aged five to eleven years old who received their primary shots of Pfizerer yesterday morning.
As of February 15, 2022, the PRC Zamboanga City Chapter has administered a total of 36,140 doses while fully vaccinating 14,488 individuals since opening their Bakuna Center last September 2021 in partnership with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).