Articles worth reading
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte

QC businesses start offering discounts to vaccinated customers

account_balanceQuezon City access_time4 days ago

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte expressed gratitude to business establishments that offer discounts and incentives as motivation so their customers will enlist in the city’s vaccination program. “We are thankful to the businesses and the ...

Good police officers exceed bad eggs

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Despite incidents of cops getting involved in crimes, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar believes the good ones outnumber the rogue members, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. On Sunday, Eleazar lauded o...

Mandaluyong starts A4 group vaccination 

account_balanceMandaluyong access_time5 days ago

Mandaluyong City started on June 7 its vaccination program for residents under the A4 (economic frontliners) priority group, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. The inoculation program, held at the Mandaluyong City Hall, was attended by M...

Makati News

Makati to open drive-thru vaccination site 

account_balanceMakati chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

Makati Mayor Abby Binay today announced that the city is opening its drive-thru vaccination site on Friday to accommodate persons with disabilities (PWD) and bedridden residents.

The mayor said the city government has teamed up with Ayala Malls Circuit to establish the first on-the-go vaccination site in the metropolis at the Circuit Makati Estates grounds.

“In response to numerous requests from persons with disabilities and families with a bedridden member, we have come up with this initiative. We understand the predicament of those who have no means of transportation or are physically unable to go through regular procedure,” Mayor Abby said.

The mayor also thanked Ayala Malls Circuit for its willingness to contribute to the city’s efforts to promote a more inclusive vaccination program in order to develop herd immunity.

Some 100 bedridden patients and PWD are expected to be vaccinated during the dry run of the drive-thru vaccination on Friday. They have already pre-registered through www.proudmakatizen.com and received their confirmation. They were clustered for vaccination at Circuit on the same day for their comfort and convenience.

Individuals who do not have their own vehicles will be provided with one. Mayor Abby also said that she made sure there are enough marshals and guides at the vaccination site to assist and monitor the flow of vehicles.

As with the regular vaccination procedure, patients will undergo counseling and screening. Their information will also be verified prior to receiving the vaccine and patients will also be monitored by medical experts for at least 30 minutes to one hour after receiving the jab.

The main difference is that the patient does not need to alight from the vehicle in consideration of his or her medical condition or disability.

Makati City rolled out its vaccination program in March this year, using vaccines supplied by the national government. As of the end of April, it has vaccinated more than 35,000 medical front liners, essential workers, senior citizens, as well as individuals with comorbidities.

Mayor Abby said the city is expecting vaccines ordered by the city government to be delivered around July. It will provide free vaccination for residents, business and property owners, and non-resident employees.

date_rangeDate Published
1 month ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Muntinlupa extends deadline for redemption of auctioned properties 

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

Individuals with properties acquired by the local government of Muntinlupa under “Public Auction Sale” have a chance to buy back their properties but only until the end of the month.  Under City Ordinance 2021-206, the redemption pe...

Makati requires companies to register vaccination sites 

account_balanceMakati chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

As the government expands the vaccination program to other priority sectors, Makati's local government has imposed the standardization of vaccination sites and registration protocols for business establishments and commercial centers in the city,...

Makati opens 2 vaccination sites in malls for A4 group 

account_balanceMakati chrome_reader_mode2 days ago

Makati Mayor Abby Binay led the opening of a new vaccination site at Glorietta 5 mall that will cater to individuals who belong to the A4 category under the priority list of the Department of Health (DOH). The mayor said another dedicated vaccinatio...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
×
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature