LGU should anticipate for the coming of the COVID-19 vaccine by creating means where citizens can easily access the vaccine.
The city government of Manila is launching a pre-registration website for those interested to receive COVID-19 vaccines.
The website, which can be accessed through this link: www.manilacovid19vaccine.com, is in preparation for the possible arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines this year.
Once the vaccine becomes available, the medical and health front-liners as well as the senior citizens will be given priority based on the policies laid out by the World Health Organization, the Department of Health, and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
After all the priority sectors have been given the COVID-19 vaccine, those who have pre-registered and reserved their slots will be given the vaccine.
The Manila City Government, as part of its preparation for the first quarter of 2021, has already signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with the two leading pharmaceutical companies in the world, Pfizer and Astra Zeneca.
The deployment for the vaccination process of the city of Manila has already been prepared through the help of the Manila Health Department.
The city government will only procure and use vaccines that have been approved by the government's regulatory agencies to assure their safety and efficacy.
The COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to Manila residents for free.