Adult walk-in clients can now get their booster shots (Moderna) or 1st dose (Sinovac) at the City Health Office-Main or at the newly inaugurated City Health Office 2 in Barangay Talay, whichever is closer to your residence or work site, starting May 2, 2022.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla encourage residents to get vaccinated to further prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 infections now that Dumaguete City has gradually reopened to business, face-to-face classes and tourism.
Meanwhile, vaccination for healthy children aged 5-11 years-old (every Monday-Wednesday and Friday) while for those aged 12-17 (every Tuesday and Thursday) using Pfizer will still be at the Robinson Place Dumaguete.
All vaccination sites: City Health Office-Main, City Health Office 2 and Robinson Place Dumaguete will be open Monday-Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM except on holidays.
The vaccination site at Foundation University Gymnasium shall cease to operate.
Meanwhile, the mobile vaccination team continues to conduct house-to-house COVID-19 vaccination for those eligible and interested residents particularly the elderly and the PWDs.
Dumaguete City, which is still under Alert Level 1, obtained the highest vaccination rate of 141.56% in Central Visayas exceeding the 80.67% goal for herd immunity set by the Department of Health after the City Health Office, Provincial Health Office and hospitals vaccinated 157, 619 residents and workers, which is much higher than the target of 111, 348 individuals.