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Maitum launches Covid-19 vaccination for children

MAITUM, Sarangani (March 6, 2022) – COVID-19 Vaccination for Children ages five to 11 officially begins in Maitum as it launches the vaccination for children at the Municipal Gymnasium. During the pediatric vaccination drive kick-off for five to 11 years old on March 2, Rural Health Physician Dr. Katherine Quidilla, who headed the event, encouraged everyone specially the parents and guardians to allow their children to be vaccinated for it is safe and effective. She also expressed her gratitude towards the parents who supported the event. For the community's safety and health, Municipal Administrator Ruben Balanag urged the children and their parents to invite their peers to be vaccinated. The party themed vaccination entertained the kids as they waited for their turn. Movies for them were played at the registration area. A short intermission number was also participated by nurses, mascots from BFP - Maitum and kids who danced to the beat. Party bags, balloons and ice cream were given as well after the vaccination. (Marvin John Regidor – Abegail Novicio/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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