Las Piñas News
580,000 Las Piñas residents to get free vaccines
Las Piñas City allocated a P200-million budget for its vaccination program for coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.
According to City Administrator Rey Balagula, a total of 580,000 residents will receive free immunization once the vaccine is available in the country.
Balagula said that Mayor Imelda Aguilar has ordered to borrow P200 million from the Land bank of the Philippines to purchase COVID-19 vaccines.
He also said that the national government will give vaccines to each local government unit prioritizing the frontliners, health workers, and other vulnerable sectors.
The city administrator added that to augment the need of the people in every city for the purchase of vaccines, each local government unit is helping to allocate additional funds.
The city government will make an announcement on how residents can get the free vaccine when it is available, Balagula said.
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