Tacloban City to start vaccination for minors aged 12 to 17

Tacloban City to start vaccination for minors aged 12 to 17

Minors aged 12 to 17 will be vaccinated by the city. Children who do not have comorbidities can register at the Safe City website, while those who do have comorbidities must go to their respective district health centers. Photo via Creative Commons

TACLOBAN CITY —  Tacloban City to begin vaccination of minors aged 12-17, according to Tacloban City Health Officer Dra. Gloria Fabrigas. Children who do not have comorbidities only need to register on the website www.safecity.tacloban.gov.ph. Children with comorbidities must register at the District Health Center nearest to them.

They can reach the District Health Centers through the following hotlines:

City Health Main     0977-688-7504
Sagkahan                  0977-688-7421
Di-it                          0977-688-7414
New Kawayan          0977-688-7453
V&G                         0977-688-7454
San Jose                    0977-688-7418
Abucay                     0977-688-7448

Tacloban LGU reminds minors to bring their birth certificates on the day of vaccination. They can use their school record, baptismal certificate, or any other document that lists their parent or guardian's name if they don't have a birth certificate.

The accompanying parent or guardian must have a valid ID on the day of the vaccination. Minors with comorbidities must show proof of the most recent medical clearance from their pediatrician or attending physician.

Meanwhile, vaccination against COVID-19 will continue for Taclobanons aged 18 and up, according to the Tacloban City Health Office. —Tacloban News Update (Source: Tacloban-CIO)

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