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BGHMC Healthcare Workers First Recipients of Vaccine in Cordillera

Earlier this morning of Friday, March 5, 2021, a Ceremonial Vaccination Program was held at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) with Medical Center Chief II, Dr. Ricardo B. Ruñez and volunteer rank and file employees of BGHMC as the first recipients of the vaccine against COVID-19 in the Cordillera.

“Today is a memorable day. It’s part of the commitment of BGH to the community, showing that vaccination is safe. So, sabi ko nga, if we do not do this, then how can we instill confidence in the community for this vaccination… Hopefully, with this, we can convince much of the community, most especially for Baguio, to have the vaccination,” said Dr. Ricardo B. Ruñez.

Dr. Ruñez was the very first person to have received the vaccine during the vaccination program.

On an announcement posted by the BGHMC on its official Facebook page on Thursday, March 4, 2021, has revealed that its Management and Medical Experts will lead the more than two thousand and seven hundred (2,700) health workforce of the hospital in the COVID-19 Vaccination Deployment Program.

Screenshot Source: Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center| Official Facebook Page

Watch the Ceremonial Vaccination Program at BGHMC

Watch the Ceremonial Vaccination Program which was held this morning at the BGHMC garden. Here is the video that went live at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Cordillera Facebook page:

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Source: Public Information Office – City of Baguio, Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center| Official Facebook| March 5, 2021, Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center| Official Facebook| March 4, 2021, PIA Cordillera

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