Pampanga LGU starts vax rollout for SME owners, employees

Pampanga LGU starts vax rollout for SME owners, employees

MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga – The city government here will start to vaccinate owners and employees of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as part of its intensified inoculation program.

“Ang pagbabakuna sa ating mga SMEs, partikular sa mga may-ari ng mga barberya, sari-sari stores, vulcanizing shops, at marami pang iba, ay kinakitaan din natin ng pagpapahalaga (We saw the importance of vaccination for our SMEs, particularly owners of barber shops, sari-sari stores, vulcanizing shop and many more),” said Mayor Crisostomo Garbo in an official social media account post on Thursday.

Under the city program, SME employers and workers can now receive their Covid-19 jabs by submitting a copy of their business permits or barangay permits, and by enlisting the names of their workers, to be coordinated and forwarded to the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) located at the Mabalacat City Hall.

The CPDO said that all establishments whose workforce have received complete Covid-19 doses will receive safety certification from the city government.

Meanwhile, aside from the six hubs at the SM City Clark main vaccination site, city residents can avail of the vaccination through other venues such as the one at the city hall and five satellite centers in barangays Camachiles (with fast lanes for senior citizens), San Isidro, Duquit, Sapang Biabas, and Madapdap. (PNA)

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