Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Jose Ruperto Martin M. Andanar will utilize all available government media platforms and resources to disseminate correct and timely information about the upcoming nationwide COVID-19 vaccination program easily understandable to ordinary citizens as a means to combat disinformation and ensure wide cooperation.
The vaccination program is necessary to prevent infection and deaths and for the country to safely reopen to business and even leisure travels to revive the economy.
In his interview with Dr. Dinno T. Depositario, Andanar said that PCOO chose Central Visayas, including Dumaguete City, to launch the Explain, Explain, Explain road show to relay the government’s key initiatives to address and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the national vaccination program which will be rolled out soon.
Andanar, who has also experienced deep and personal loss of friends and relatives to COVID-19 admitted to the difficult challenges caused by the pandemic especially in 2020 but he is also optimistic that we will survive as a nation for as long as we keep our faith.
Finally, Secretary Andanar lauds the administration of Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and cherishes the memories when visiting Dumaguete City for its gentle and friendly people, thriving retiree population and the many things or places waiting to be discovered by tourists and locals alike!
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