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VP Robredo graces free vaccination event for senior citizens in Naga City

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Vice President Leni Robredo has graced the free vaccination event for senior citizens in Naga City yesterday.

The event, dubbed as the “Bakunado si Lolo at Lola, Iwas Pulmonya,” was a program of the Department of Health and the Naga City government.

The vaccination aims to counter pneumonia illness, which is common cause of other diseases among the elderlies.

“Masaya ako sa pagkakataong makibahagi sa opening ceremony ng “Bakunado si Lolo at Lola, Iwas Pulmonya” sa Naga ngayong araw. Ito ay bahagi ng taun-taon na programa ng Department of Health na pneumonia immunization program para sa mga senior citizens,” the Vice President said.

“Nagpapasalamat kami sa aming #AngatBuhay partner, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), para sa walang sawang pagtulong sa mga programa ng aming opisina, at sa Naga,” it added.

The city said that about 500 senior citizens availed themselves of the program that was initiated by the City Health Office.

The vaccines were provided by the Department of Health.