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The Pasig City local government opened two additional Covid-19 vaccination sites as it hosts a special one-day PinasLakas vaccination drive on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH), according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the public may proceed to the left side of the Tanghalang Pasigueño.

Another vaccination site is located at the second floor of the Lucky Gold Plaza in the Choice Market, starting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The only available vaccine brands being offered are Pfizer and Sinovac.

Adults may get their first and second primary doses, as well as their first and second booster shots.

Children aged five to 11 years old may only avail of their two primary doses. They must present their own PasigPass QR codes at the site.

The first two primary doses, and the first booster jab are available for minors who are 12 to 17 years old with no comorbidities.

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Twelve to 17 years old with comorbidities can only be vaccinated at the Pasig City General Hospital which is open every Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Vaccinations at the regular sites by the local health department in Pasig City will continue as scheduled on Sept. 28.

Caravan vaccinations (CaraVacc) are also ongoing.

The DOH launched the PinasLakas Covid-19 booster vaccination in Pasig City last Aug. 23 at the Tanghalang Rizal of Rizal High School.

Led by Department of Health Officer-in-Charge Dr Maria Rosario Vergeire, PinasLakas aims to promote and facilitate booster vaccination for students in preparation for the resumption of 100 percent face-to-face classes in November 2022.

Based on data of the Pasig City Covid-19 Vaccination Team (PCCVT), as of Sept. 16, 1,581,116 doses have been administered in the city.

On Sept. 26, the city recorded 283 active Covid cases, 85,750 recoveries, and 1,639 deaths.

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