Mayors in Laguna finally got vaccinated against COVID-19

Following the Inter-Agency Task Force’s approval to vaccinate mayors in high-risk areas, three mayors in Laguna province have been vaccinated as additional protection against COVID-19.

Among them is San Pablo City Mayor Loreto Amante of San Pablo City who was vaccinated with its Sinovac vaccine on Monday, April 5th.

Amante was accompanied by health care workers, veterinarians, and staff of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology.

Calamba City Mayor Justin Chipeco, who received the first dose of the Sinovac vaccine on April 6, also vaccinated against COVID-19.

At the same time, he vaccinated health care workers from a private hospital in the city.
Mayor Chipeco also encouraged the Calambeños that are on the priority list to accept any vaccine provided by the local government.

He said it is better to have protection against the disease especially and there will be a long fight against COVID-19.

“For all those who can get vaccinated, get vaccinated, just go here to the Calamba District Hospital, we only have a limited supply so we’re just here first but once the vaccines come in, we’ll go around Calamba”, Mayor Chipeco said.

Pagsanjan mayor Peter Casius Trinidad has also been inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine and at the same time, the mayor vaccinated individuals in the A3 priority group or persons with comorbidity.

Mayor Trinidad observed that it has improved vaccinators to reduce the suspicion of its constituents about the vaccine.

“As part of my duty and service to the people, your servant has done well to get vaccinated, to encourage our countrymen to be well protected and vaccinated,” said Mayor Trinidad.

Today, some local governments in Laguna continue to vaccinate those in the A3 priority groups or individuals with comorbidity.

These include the towns of Los Baños, Pagsanjan, and Biñan City.


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