TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – Pursuant to the Presidential Directive on the COVID 19 Vaccination for the First 100 Days, the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte recently conducted a forum among all Local Chief Executives and partnered agencies held on September 14, 2022, at the Multi-Purpose Building, Capitol Ground, Pigcarangan, Tubod.
 
The forum discussed ways forward in achieving the target goals that the Department of Health (DOH) has set, which direct to attaining 90% coverage for the primary series of the A2 population (senior citizens) and reaching 50% coverage for the first booster of the general population (12 years old and above).
 
The event became more meaningful and successful as it was attended by the DOH – X personnel led by Dr. Jerie P. Calingasan, Vaccine Czar of Northern Mindanao & CARAGA Regions.
 
Dr. Calinga, “There is a need for us to be vaccinated. As Local Chief Executives, as implementers, you play a vital role in achieving our goals. You lead, inspire and transform to attain what we need for the PinasLakas campaign”.
 
Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Dela Cruz Quibranza recognizes the efforts and initiatives of every Local Government Unit in the province to support global immunization. “I know that we have already exhausted all our resources to encourage our constituents to be vaccinated. But, I believe that we could still do better together. We can make the impossible possible. Let us be steadfast and work altogether”, Governor Angging said.
 
Over 14 Mayors personally attended the said forum led by Mayor Marcos Mamamy of Nunungan, the LMP President, and expressed individually their commitment to support the national government, especially the directives of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. As of September 13, 2022, the Latest First Booster Dose Coverage is 12.99% , while the Latest A2 Coverage is still 58.04%. PIO-LDN