Las Piñas prepares a carnival of toys, safari themes for pediatric vax


Las Piñas Mayor Imelda Aguilar said the city government aims to inoculate about 1,500 to 2,000 children a day. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The city government of Las Piñas prepared vaccination sites with themes inspired by safari and toy carnival for injections of Covid-19 to children aged 5 to 11 on February 8.

Mayor Imelda Aguilar said the SM Center vaccination site prepared the safari-inspired theme while at The Tent the toy carnival theme was designed to lighten children’s moods as they wait their turn to take turns. get vaccinated.

The mayor added that the SM Center would donate coloring as well as bags of candy from the city government while at The Tent, balloons and cotton candy would also be given out to children.

Meanwhile, Vice Mayor April Aguilar has personally overseen activities at child vaccination sites. She said that representatives of the Ministry of Health, namely Dr Aleli Grace Sudiacal, Deputy Regional Director, and Dr Ara Jurao, Head of the Infectious Diseases Group, praised the cleanliness and orderliness of the vaccination sites, prepared by the city government.

The vice mayor said that since the announcement of the “Bakunahan sa Kabataan” program on January 29, the city’s health office had registered a total of 11,246 registrants as of February 7 out of a population of 79,000.

Aguilar said once the number of registrants increases, the city government will add more vaccination sites.


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