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Marikina eyes house-to-house vaccination 

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Marikina City will hold house-to-house vaccination for bedridden senior citizens who cannot go to the city’s vaccination sites, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

Mayor Marcy Teodoro said the city is targeting to inoculate 587 individuals through its mobile vaccination.

“Nagbuo kami ng isang team sa pakikipagtulungan sa Red Cross. Meron tayong mobile vaccination van na gagamitin para makaikot doon sa mga bahay ng senior citizens na sa kasalukuyan ay bedridden (We created a team in cooperation with the Red Cross. We have a mobile vaccination van that we will use to go to the houses of senior citizens who are currently bedridden),” Teodoro told CNN Philippines.

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The mayor said the city plans to begin its mobile vaccination by this week when the city’s new vaccine supply arrives.

The city had earlier conducted a simulation of the house-to-house vaccination by going to different nursing homes around Marikina.

Teodoro said they were able to vaccinate 800 senior citizens during the simulation.

Bed-ridden senior citizens who wish to register for house-to-house vaccination can do so at https://bit.ly/3cVUWJN.

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