NEGROS Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson has called for a meeting for the activation of the Covid-19 Vaccination Task Force, which will lead the province to systematically and efficiently utilize the vaccination strategy in combating the virus.
The meeting, held at the Provincial Capitol in Bacolod City Thursday, March 4, was attended by Board Members Ryan Gamboa and Araceli Somosa, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz II, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, chiefs of hospitals, Philippine National Police, concerned Capitol departments and offices, and national government agencies.
Lacson said that for almost a year of battle against the virus, the Provincial Government is proud of its accomplishments.
He lauded all frontliners, leaders and managers for being steadfast in their tasks and for their dedication in answering the needs of time.
"At this time, we are given another armor in the battle against Covid-19 and that is the vaccine; it is important that our people get vaccinated," the governor said. (PR)