La Union opens pre-registration system for COVID-19 vaccine

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Apr. 23 (PIA) --  The provincial government of La Union (PGLU) has launched an online platform for eligible residents from A1 to A4 sectors who are willing to receive the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine once available.

 

A1 group refers to healthcare workers; A2 are senior citizens aged 60 years old and above; A3 are adults with comorbidity; and A4 are frontline personnel in essential sector.

Dr. Dan Dacanay, vaccination operations manager of the provincial government, said  all the registrants’ data will be forwarded to the masterlist of their respective rural health unit.

“The registration process through PGLU is an adjunct lang po sa existing masterlisting process ng ating mga component local government unit (LGU),” Dacanay explained.

He clarified that while vaccination among people is voluntary, residents are still highly encouraged to avail of the ongoing government immunization program amid the pandemic.

Dacanay informed that LGUs which are done vaccinating their eligible A1 population have already started with their A2 group.  

As of 6 p.m. on April 20, there are 7,886 out of the 14,106 A1 group in La Union that have been vaccinated.

This is equivalent to 55.90 percent of accomplishment rate.  

He said a total of 2,819 out of 5,601 who received Sinovac are already with second dose while 2,285 received AstraZeneca.

Further, some 722 out of masterlisted 102,062 population in the A2 group or 0.70 percent has been inoculated.

La Union residents belonging to priority groups A1 to A4 are now able to pre-register online at www.vaccines.launion.gov.ph. (JCR/AMB/JPD, PIA La Union)

By Joanne Namnama P. Dilim

 

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