80 CatSU personnel receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Category : COVID 19 | Sub Category : COVID 19 Posted on 2021-07-28 09:55:27

80 CatSU personnel receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The Catanduanes State University (CatSU) Personnel have received their first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 at the Eastern Bicol Medical Center (EBMC) yesterday, July 27, 2021. The said personnel, included in the governmentโ€™s A3 category (those with comorbidity), were vaccinated with Sinovac through the efforts of CatSU Medical and Dental Services headed by Dr. Felix III C. Ma in coordination with Provincial Health Office (PHO), EBMC and Virac RHU.

Dr. Ma mentioned that the next vaccination (2nd dose) for Sinovac will be held on August 24, 2021. It can also be noted that the first batch of employees vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson on July 22 are those included in A4 category, with a total number of 14 senior citizens.

All CatSU employees who received their shots expressed their willingness to be vaccinated and were screened in accordance with vaccination protocols of the Department of Health. According to Dr. Ma, โ€œVaccination against COVID-19 for the priority group must be done in order for us to achieve the target herd immunityโ€. He further urged everybody to join the campaign against COVID-19 by getting vaccine and by following the minimum health standards set by DOH and IATF. #GZafe

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