Wednesday, 12 August 2020
DOH XII gears up for 3rd round of Mindanao-wide oral polio vaccination

DOH XII gears up for 3rd round of Mindanao-wide oral polio vaccination

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 6, 2020) – Aristides Tan, Department of Health (DOH) XII regional director, attends the 1st Provincial Local Health Board Meeting on July 3 at the Capitol gym. The conference was attended by Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, municipal mayors, Sangguniang Panlalawigan members, and other guests. For DOH XII updates, Tan said the 3rd round of Mindanao-wide bivalent oral polio vaccination (bOPV) for children 0-59 months old will resume on July 20 to August 2. Tan noted that the 2-week long activity will follow minimum health protocols and guidelines against COVID-19, and door-to-door vaccination strategy will be implemented. (Jake Narte - Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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