TUBOD, LANAO DEL NORTE — Some 300 Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) in provincial District Jail located at Lower Sagadan, this municipality, were vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019 (CoVid19).
Newly installed District Jail Warden, J/SInsp Carlo F. Obrique said there are about 345 PDLs that were detained in their District, and over 300 of them avail the Sinovac and/or Pfizer vaccines.
“As of now, we have zero COVID-19 cases here in our vicinity. But having been vaccinated is a great help for all of us to keep us safe and to mitigate the spread of the virus”, he said.
Obrique thanked the provincial government of Lanao del Norte and the Department of Health for their ingenuity, initiatives, and constant support to their District.
He also said that they would continue to organize significant strategies, strictly follow standard health protocols and implement various health and wellness activities for the fulfillment of the institution’s mission and vision.
Meanwhile, Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza Dimaporo, sees the need to actively support the national government in its campaign to achieve herd immunity for the safety and security of everyone, including those in prisons.
The team that led the vaccination was composed of various doctors and key health workers from different Municipalities like Magsaysay, Lala, Tubod, and Baroy. (PIO-LDN)