Bacolod City and Negros Occidental held Pfizer vaccination drives on Tuesday, July 20.
The Negros Occidental provincial government administered second dose Pfizer jabs at the Negros Residences in Bacolod City and the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said.
Mayor Evelio Leonardia and Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran also oversaw the vaccine rollout at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC) Tuesday, a press release from the Bacolod Public Information Office said.
The vaccine rollout was held simultaneously at the BCGC Lobby and the MassKara Hall.
Dr. Edwin Miraflor Jr., OIC of the City Health Office, said availing of the Pfizer vaccines at the BCGC were Overseas Filipino Workers under priority group A1.8.
OFWs with contracts or with certification from their agencies are to be prioritized during the roll out, Miraflor said.
As of July 19, Bacolod City has vaccinated 66,902 Bacolod residents. There are now 24,040 fully vaccinated Bacolod residents.*