Red Cross Aklan’s Bakuna Bus vaccinates more than 5,000

Continuing the support of the Philippine Red Cross(PRC) to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, the PRC Bakuna Bus drove to numerous Barangays in Aklan that aimed to vaccinate 398 out of 400 expected individuals with their second dose last November 23, 2021.

“Patuloy ang aming pagbabakuna sa mga komunidad. Layunin ng Red Cross na maging ligtas ang mga Pilipino kontra COVID-19 upang makamit ang herd immunity sa bansa,” said PRC Chairman and CEO Senator Dick Gordon.

According to the PRC Aklan Chapter, the Bakuna Bus drove to Barangays Yawan, Mina-a, Malindog, Aparicio, Monlaque, San Jose, Naile, Naligusan and Rizal in the town of Ibajay, Aklan.

As of Nov 23, 2021, the PRC Bakuna Bus in Aklan has vaccinated 5, 574 individuals while fully vaccinating 1,888.

Additionally, PRC Aklan Chapter sends their message of gratitude to the local government of Ibajay and Municipal Office staff, Brgy. Councils, Tanod, MDRRMO, Ibajay MPS, RCAT 143, and other volunteers.

” We would like to send our special thanks to 2nd Aklan Provincial Mobile Force Company SWAT team – PCol.Cyrus Niño L Manikan, PCol Altreyo P Hilario, PCol Sotero B Lauz III, PCol Ian Anthony Hofileña, Pat Jeromy V Gregorio, and Pat Roderick T Briones, under the supervision of CO Donnel P. Regis, for the added force in making sure that health protocol is in place,” PRC-Aklan Chapter said.

The Aklan Provincial Government through the Provincial Health Office is always behind our team, together with our service partners – Philippine Pharmacists Association Aklan, Rotary Club of Metro Kalibo, and BB Cares.”