Mayor Tumang calls for an emergency meeting to Mexico Vaccination Operations Center Committee to update the implementation of the vaccination plan in the town
In the plan, 57.8 % or 89,287 out of the 154,464 Mexicanos are targeted to be vaccinated wherein 39.75 % or 61,396 individuals are from the eligible population (18-59 years old) and 18.05% or 27,891 individuals are from the Primary Vaccine Priority Group. As announced by the Municipal Mayor, the Municipal Government will increase its allocation of funds for the procurement of COVID – 19 vaccines from PHP 25,000,000.00 to PHP 50,000,000.00.
Dr. Hilario James M. Cunanan, Municipal Health Officer, said that the letter of intent of the LGU has already been received and endorsed in the central office of the Department of Health. He also stated that a pre-registration among the residents of the town will be conducted to have an accurate number of Mexicanos who are willing to be vaccinated.