85 percent of Bataan hospital employees vaccinated
A total of 1,138 employees of the government-run Bataan General Hospital and Medical Center have been vaccinated, according to Dr. Noel Lacsamana, BGHMC Covid point person/coordinator.
In a Punto Central Luzon report, Lacsamana said the hospital had inoculated 1,138 of the targeted 1,342 BGHMC workers, corresponding to 85 percent of the hospital personnel.
BGHMC has been designated as an exclusive facility for Covid–19 patients and workers in the hospital were the first recipients of Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines allotted by the Department of Health.
DOH delivered to BGHMC 417 doses of CoronaVac last Saturday and 1,420 doses of AstraZeneca the following Monday.
Lacsamana said the hospital started vaccination of BGHMC employees Monday while those from the JC Payumo Memorial District Hospital from Dinalupihan and the Mariveles District Hospital on Friday.
The report said 288 workers from the Dinalupihan hospital and 204 from MDH were targeted for vaccination.
Lacsamana said in the report that the target to finish first are priority hospitals and second priority hospitals from March 8 to 12.
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