Phase 2 of vaccination of minors begins in Metro hospitals

A minor will get vaccinated in Caloocan Town on Oct. 22, 2022, the primary day of the second one segment of vaccination of kids with comorbidities. Symbol courtesy of Caloocan Town Public Knowledge Administrative center

MANILA, Philippines — The Segment 2 of vaccination of minors with comorbidities towards COVID-19 started in numerous Metro Manila hospitals and vaccination websites on Friday, the Division of Well being (DOH) introduced.

Separate ceremonial vaccinations and a temporary program had been performed at Cardinal Santos Scientific Middle in San Juan Town, Ospital ng Paranaque, and Quezon Town Basic Clinic to mark the second one segment of inoculation of minors elderly 12 to 17.


“Getting vaccinated towards the virus, now not best the adults, but in addition eligible kids in line with the Division of Well being insurance policies and pointers will make a greater surroundings for the children,” stated Well being Undersecretary Roger Tong-an throughout the ceremonial vaccination at Cardinal Santos Scientific Middle.

Apart from the stated 3 hospitals, the second one segment of immunization additionally commenced in 16 hospitals and spaces close to hospitals:


Caloocan Town Scientific Middle (North and South)
Ospital ng Malabon
Navotas Town Clinic
Valenzuela Town Emergency Clinic
Marikina Sports activities Complicated which is close to Amang Rodriguez Memorial Scientific Middle
Quezon Town Basic Clinic
St. Luke’s Scientific Middle Quezon Town
Ospital ng Maynila
Ospital ng Makati
SM Megamall Mega Vaccination Web site which is close to Mandaluyong Town Scientific Middle
Cardinal Santos Scientific Middle
Ospital ng Muntinlupa
Ospital ng Parañaque 1
College of Perpetual Assist Device Dalta
Pasay Town Basic Clinic
St. Luke’s Scientific Middle – World Town

In the meantime, the next 8 hospitals the place the pilot segment was once performed are proceeding the vaccination of minors:

Philippine Youngsters’s Scientific Middle
Nationwide Youngsters’s Clinic
Philippine Middle Middle
Pasig Town Youngsters’s Clinic
Fe Del Mundo Scientific Middle
Philippine Basic Clinic
St. Luke’s Clinic-World Town
Makati Scientific Middle

The Phase 1 vaccination on minors started on Saturday.

Tong-An reiterated that the preliminary segment of vaccination of minors was once conducted in hospitals since they have got the capability to regulate imaginable severe hostile reactions to vaccines and facilitate simple referral of minors with underlying prerequisites, a few of which can be confined within the stated hospitals.

“As with the vaccination technique of the adults, the vaccination for youngsters shall be intently monitored to discover hostile occasions following immunization to verify the protection of our younger vaccine recipients,” Tong-An stated.

The DOH is but to liberate a complete choice of minors who received vaccines because the vaccinations had been nonetheless ongoing.


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