Davao COVID task force plans to retain drive-thru and mall vax hubs beyond June 30

25/06/2022 5:27:00 PM

Davao COVID task force plans to retain drive-thru and mall vax hubs beyond June 30

Davao COVID task force plans to retain drive-thru and mall vax hubs beyond June 30

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 June) — The Davao City COVID-19 Task Force plans to keep the drive-thru vaccination at the Davao Crocodile Park and one mall-based vaccination hub for each congress…

-June 25, 2022 10:13 pmDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 June) — The Davao City COVID-19 Task Force plans to keep the drive-thru vaccination at the Davao Crocodile Park and one mall-based vaccination hub for each congressional district in Davao City beyond June 30.

Dr. Michelle Schlosser, spokesperson for the task force, said during her program over Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR 87.5) on Friday that the task force has initially discussed the plan to keep the vaccination services at select sites. She said the task force will decide on Monday on retaining some vaccination hubs instead of shutting all vax hubs. There are request from the public, she said, to keep some of them running, so people can have easier access to COVID-19 vaccines.

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By - June 25, 2022 10:13 pm DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 June) — The Davao City COVID-19 Task Force plans to keep the drive-thru vaccination at the Davao Crocodile Park and one mall-based vaccination hub for each congressional district in Davao City beyond June 30.Analou de Vera Coronavirus vaccines have been prepared for distribution at a vaccination site in Manila on May 18, 2021.Agence-France-Presse THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The EU’s medicines watchdog on Thursday approved Valneva’s anti-Covid jab, Europe’s sixth green-lit coronavirus vaccine, which uses more traditional technology than others on the market which the firm hopes will reduce jab hesitancy.The study, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, is based on data from 185 countries and territories collected from December 8, 2020 to December 8, 2021.

Dr. Michelle Schlosser, spokesperson for the task force, said during her program over Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR 87. The DOH reiterated that this policy is in accordance with the recommendation of the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC).5) on Friday that the task force has initially discussed the plan to keep the vaccination services at select sites. “After a thorough evaluation, EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) concluded by consensus that the data on the vaccine were robust and met the EU criteria for efficacy, safety and quality,” it added.  She said the task force will decide on Monday on retaining some vaccination hubs instead of shutting all vax hubs. “Healthcare workers are given the second booster in consideration of their high risk exposures to patients,” it added. There are request from the public, she said, to keep some of them running, so people can have easier access to COVID-19 vaccines. It was a 63 percent reduction, the study found.

Grandma gets second booster shot at the food court of Abreeza Mall in Davao City on 13 May 2022.” “Only one out of five Filipinos eligible for a first booster (around 14. The vaccine can be stored at fridge temperature, meaning it can be used in countries where storage at very low temperatures is not available. MindaNews photo by CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS The local government earlier planned to transfer the inoculation services to the 18 district health offices as most of the existing COVID-19 vaccination sites get few walk-in clients. “DOH invites our private sector partners to please help get the jab done by encouraging all employees, store owners, and others to get their first booster,” it added. The city’s operational vaccination hubs are Abreeza Ayala Mall in Bajada, NCCC Mall in Buhangin, Gaisano Grand Toril, SM City in Ecoland, Calinan Central Elementary School, People’s Park and Crocodile Park, SM Lanang Premier, Gaisano Mall of Davao along J. “The most common ones were tenderness or pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain and nausea (feeling sick) or vomiting,” it said.P.  China was not included in the study because of its large population and strict containment measures, which would have skewed the results, it said.

Laurel Avenue, Gaisano Mall in Toril, and Gaisano Grand Citygate. She said district health offices are preparing for the transition, making sure the availability of health personnel who will administer the vaccines without disrupting the delivery of its other services. The EU’s executive arm had signed a deal to buy up to 60 million doses of the VLA2001 vaccine in 2022 and 2023. “What the vax cluster is doing right now is to make sure there is transition and that vaccination for COVID-19 will be set up. But at the moment, we have not encountered any problem with our transition. We are slowly doing the transition and all district health offices have been informed already,” she said. Meanwhile a resurgence of Covid-19 cases in Europe, this time driven by new, fast-spreading Omicron subvariants is casting a pall over summer.  "Millions of lives have probably been saved by making vaccines available to people around the world," said lead study author Oliver Watson of Imperial College London.

Schlosser added that the city will continue its sectoral mobile vaccination in the hopes of vaccinating more Dabawenyos. She said they have conducted on-site mobile vaccination in government offices, banks, and business process outsourcing companies, particularly for booster doses. She said that as of June 10, a total of 1,318,682 have been fully vaccinated.5. But out of tis number, only 269,057 have received their first booster dose and 20,828 their second booster.  Schlosser added that from June 12 to 18, the city reported 28 COVID-19 cases, three of them unvaccinated and 25 fully vaccinated but most of them had not received boodster shots. The figures are extremely sensitive due to how they reflect on the handling of the crisis by authorities around the world.

  Additional 10 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the city on June 22, she said . (Antonio Colina IV / MindaNews) .