The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte has recently started the rollout of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose Janssen coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine for individuals.
The vaccines will be administered mainly for the A2 to A3 priority sectors, or the senior citizens, and adults with comorbidities, respectively in all the municipalities of the Province.
In the Municipality of Magsaysay, a total of 1,200 J&J jabs will be allocated for its people in three batches. As of today, over 350 residents were already inoculated with the new vaccine brand.
Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo is thankful to the National Government for allocating vaccines for the province, and wanted to urge the people to get vaccinated, especially with the arrival of this single-dose vaccine.
The Provincial Health Office (PHO), headed by Dr. Marujete Opamen is delighted that people are getting their shots of the vaccines. Dr. Opamen hoped that more and more residents will gain their confidence and trust in the vaccines and get vaccinated to gain additional protection from the deadly virus. PIO-LDN