The Philippine Red Cross (PRC), through its Bakuna Bus and Bakuna Center, vaccinated 868 individuals belonging to the A1- A4 category in Batangas before the start of the holidays last October 27-29, 2021.
PRC, led by its Chairman and CEO Sen. Dick Gordon, continues to find ways to make vaccines available to the most vulnerable in far-flung areas. With the help of the local government unit, PRC sent out its Bakuna Bus to reach the municipality of San Luis and Padre Garcia, vaccinating 552 individuals.
“Kailangan tuloy tuloy pa rin ang ating pagbabakuna lalo na malapit na ang pasko. Hindi natin ineencourage na mag social gathering, ngunit ang dapat natin gawin ay magpabakuna at continues pa rin ang testing upang masiguradong ligtas an gating pamilya at mga mhal sa buhay,” Sen. Dick Gordon said.
PRC encourages everyone to get vaccinated to keep you safe from COVID-19. Meanwhile, PRC remains at full force in its vaccination program, has vaccinated more than 350,000 individuals through its Bakuna Centers and Bakuna Buses, catering to the most vulnerable in this time of the pandemic.
As the Philippine Red Cross(PRC) Bakuna Buses continue to bring vaccines closer to your doorstep, one of the humanitarian organization’s buses returned to Lapu-Lapu City last October 28, 2021, to vaccinate more than 400 individuals from the COVID-19 priority group A4 or essential workers.
According to PRC Cebu Chapter, one of the Bakuna Buses provided by UBE Express drove to the Mactan Economic Zone in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City vaccinating over 424 individuals from Lear Corporation. By the end of the day, over 335 got their first dose, while 89 received their second dose.
“Kailangang unahin ang pagbabakuna ng mga COVID-19 priority groups, kasama na rin dito ang mga essential workers dahil sila ang mga most at risk. Kaya naman patuloy ang mga volunteers at staff ng Red Cross na sumisikap araw araw upang mailapit ang bakuna sa inyong komunidad. Layunin namin pagsilbihan ang mga mamamayan, lalo na ang mga nangangailangan. Walang dapat iwanan,” PRC Chairman at CEO Senator Dick Gordon.
Apart from the Mactan Economic Zone in Lapu-Lapu City, the humanitarian organization has also opened a Bakuna Center in the Light Industry Science Park II (LSPI II). This Bakuna Center, established by the PRC Laguna Chapter, was opened last September 17, 2021, and is located at Barangay Real, Calamba City, which also targets COVID-19 priority group A4 or essential workers.
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The Philippine Red Cross(PRC) Aklan Chapter continues to drive their Provincial LGU Bus around Aklan to support the National Vaccination Program of the government vaccinating 400 individuals in Ibajay, Aklan last October 27, 2021.
According to the PRC Aklan Chapter, they have administered 2,766 doses as of October 27, 2021, and have now fully vaccinated 668 individuals ever since we first deployed our Bakuna Bus last September 16, 2021.
As of October 27, 2021, the humanitarian organization has vaccinated 366,392 individuals in their 25 Bakuna Centers and 17 Bakuna Buses. PRC staff and volunteers have administered over 253,539 doses in the Bakuna Centers, and over 112,853 doses in the Bakuna Buses.
“Patuloy ang aming serbisyo upang mapaigtingin pa ang pabakakuna lalo na sa mga malalayong komunidad upang makamit ang herd immunity sa bansa,” said Chairman and CEO Senator Dick Gordon.
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As the Philippine Red Cross stands to provide hope for the most vulnerable whom they serve without discrimination, the humanitarian organization deployed one of their Bakuna Buses to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Binangonan, Rizal, vaccinating over 500 persons deprived of liberty.
“Patuloy ang mga staff at volunteers ng Red Cross na sumisikap nang bente-kwatrong oras bawat araw upang mapaglingkuran ang mga Pilipino. Nais naming maabot ang bawa’t sulok ng Pilipinas upang mahatid ng bakuna at makamit ang herd immunity,” reiterates Senator Dick Gordon, Chairman and CEO of PRC.
Out of the 107,497 individuals that the PRC Bakuna Bus vaccinated as of October 25, 2021, over 3,866 are persons deprived of liberty in BJMPs located in NCR, Region 6, and Region 7 with Sinovac.
According to PRC Health Services, the PRC Bakuna Bus drove to Navotas BJMP vaccinating over 747, Kalibo Aklan BJMP vaccinating over 142, and Iloilo BJMP vaccinating over 977 individuals with their first dose.
Additionally, the PRC Bakuna Buses in Cebu has also been driven to Talisay BJMP vaccinating over 1,700 individuals, and Bogo City BJMP vaccinating 300 individuals. On October 29, and 30, 2021, the PRC Bakuna Bus targets to vaccinate over 1000 individuals Danao City.
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Bakuna Centers (24)
PRC PLMC Mandaluyong
PRC EDSA Boni
PRC Pasay Chapter
PRC Port Area
PRC Manila – KABAKA
PRC Manila -Letran
PRC QC – Ever Commonwealth
PRC Rizal – Arcovia Mall Pasig
PRC Rizal – SanLo Mall Makati
PRC Tarlac City Walk Mall
PRC Bulacan -BSU
PRC Olongapo – Harbor Point
PRC Bataan – Penelco
PRC Ilocos Norte – Robinsons
PRC La Union – Rotary Service Center
PRC Batangas Xentro Mall
PRC Cavite – SM Bacoor
PRC Cavite – VistaMall GenTri
PRC Laguna – Light Industry & Science Park II
PRC NegrosOcc Gaisano
PRC Zamboanga City Chapter
PRC Iligan – Chung Hua
PRC Davao City – Archdiocese Compound
“Walang pagod at handang tumulong ang ating mga Red Cross staff at volunteers upang mas mapabilis ang pagbabakuna para sa mas maraming tao sa malalayong lugar,” Philippine Red Cross Chairman and CEO Sen. Dick Gordon said.
PRC continues its Bakuna Bus deployment in Baggao, Cagayan, Tumauini Community CIty, Lian Batangas, and Alangilan Batangas, and vaccinated 1,333 individuals belonging to the A1-A3 category.
Last October 04, PRC vaccinated 1,646 individuals from Batangas, Laguna and Cavite. PRC first deployed its Bakuna Buses last July, and have already vaccinated more than 75,345 individuals.
PRC Bakuna Bus first started during polio, measles and rubella vaccination under the directives of Chairman Gordon to reach areas where vaccines are not available.
“Ang goal natin sa Red Cross ay mailapit ang bakuna sa mga tao. Kung nagawa natin kontra polio, measles, at rubella, magagawa din natin kontra COVID-19,” Gordon said.
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) conducted vaccination programs even on weekdays and inoculated 327 individuals from Brgy. Looc, Mandaue, Cebu and Brgy. Camp 4, Talisay, Cebu, through its Bakuna Buses last October 03, 2021.
Through the directives of PRC Chairman and CEO Sen. Dick Gordon, PRC continues to deploy its bakuna buses in the different areas in Cebu. The Bakuna Bus deployment will enable PRC to conduct vaccination drives in far-flung areas where residents don’t have access to COVID-19 vaccines.
“Tuloy-tuloy ang ating Philippine Red Cross sa pagbabakuna sa mga malalayong lugar. Nagpapasalamat ako sa ating mga bus donors sa pagpapahiram ng mga buses upang mas mapabilis ang ating pagbabakuna sa mga walang kakayahan makapunta sa mga bakuna centers,” Sen. Dick Gordon said.
PRC Cebu chapter headed by its administrator Atty. Vera De Jesus Patel continues to conduct humanitarian initiatives for the residents of Cebu through the deployment of food trucks, hygiene promotion activities, and continuous testing for Cebu residents.
Recently, the PRC Cebu chapter finalized its partnership with Angkas and will soon introduce the home service Saliva RT-PCR test to make it more convenient for clients who want to get tested for COVID-19.