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DOH Cordillera Receives Sinovac and AstraZenica Vaccines Today

On 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 BGHMC employees as the first recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Cordillera.

Earlier this morning, March 9, 2021 (Tuesday), the Department of Health of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) announced that they have received doses of vaccines against COVID-19.

According to the Public Information Office of the City of Baguio, a total of 7,800 vials (1 dose per vial) of Sinovac and 1,000 vials (10 doses per vial) of AstraZenica vaccines have arrived at the DOH Cordillera.

“The Sinovac vaccines will be for the second dose of those already vaccinated while the AstraZenica will be given to health workers who are not eligible for the Sinovac vaccine,” the information office explained.

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Posted by Department of Health – Cordillera on Monday, March 8, 2021

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Source: Public Information Office – City of Baguio, PIA Cordillera, Department of Health – Cordillera

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