THE local government unit (LGU) of Davao City will soon administer Covid-19 booster shots per priority group starting with A1.

Dr. Michelle Schlosser, spokesperson of Davao City Covid-19 Task Force, said in an interview during the Bida Bakunado program of the Davao City Disaster Radio on December 3, 2021, that Davao City will follow the prioritization of groups wherein the A1 group was the first one to be vaccinated followed by A2, A3, and so on.

Schlosser emphasized that the booster shots should only be administered after six months from the completion of the primary vaccine jabs.

“Ipalampas sa nato or ipaabot sa og six months or more gikan atong na-complete nato atong bakuna before matagaan ug booster,” said Schlosser. “That’s the reason why unahon sa nato atong A1 because sila man ang nauna, followed by A2 and A3.”

However, Schlosser assured that the City Government is already planning the process for the next priority groups.

“Our LGU is waiting for the booster vaccines na ihatag sa national (DOH),” said the spokesperson. “Naa man tay enough na vaccination hubs and manpower to do that so we are just waiting for the logistics particularly the vaccines for other priority groups.”

According to her, the A1 priority group is composed of frontliners and healthcare workers.

“Sa atoang mga A1, we are catering (subgroups) A1.1 until A1.7. This means frontliners from the hospitals, frontliner sa atong community, which are the district health offices and also frontliners sa atoang mga private clinics,” Schlosser said.

The Department of Health announced on its Facebook page that the general public may receive their booster shots starting December 3, 2021.

Regardless of which vaccine brand was inoculated during their primary shots, those who are fully vaccinated may receive AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Moderna as booster shots.