OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental (PIA)–To determine ways on making the planned vaccination process more efficient while waiting for the arrival of the vaccines, the City Government of Oroquieta in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH)-10 held the simulation exercises of its COVID-19 vaccination process at the Stella Maris College, here.
Mayor Lemuel Acosta together with the DOH, Misamis Occidental Provincial Health Office (MOPHO), officials, and members of the city vaccination team led the simulation exercises.
Acosta said the simulation exercise aims to identify the adjustments that should be done by the LGU in the actual vaccination for the Oroquietanons.
“No room for mistakes with our vaccination plan,” the mayor said.
During the simulation, a series of procedures were undertaken starting from the registration, information dissemination, counseling, screening, actual vaccination, waiting area, and holding room for monitoring of the effects of the vaccine and health conditions, among others.
Representatives from DOH-10 were present during the simulation exercises and provided inputs on how to further improve the vaccination process.
The city targets to inoculate about 70 percent of the city’s population with the simulation of the national immunization campaign. The local government unit plans to inoculate 60,000 Oroquietanons, which will be facilitated by 1,500 volunteers a day in vaccination sites.
Oroquieta City remitted its advance payment for the 120,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to AstraZeneca. (SMRN/PIA Misamis Occidental)