covid 19 / Philippines

1.2M kids aged 5-11, 9.7M minors vaccinated: DOH

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor  KIDS VACCINATION. Parents hold their crying 7-year-old son, Asher Jude Agbayani, while being inoculated with the reformulated Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine during the rollout of the jabs for children aged 5 to 11 years old at the Ugnayang La Salle Gymnasium in Dasmariñas City, Cavite on Tuesday (March 15, 2022). Some 381,433 … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

DOH intensifies strategy vs Deltacron variant

By Lade Jean Kabagani  SAFE DISTANCE. Workers queue for Covid-19 vaccines at the Teleperformance Center Ayala in Makati City on March 8, 2022. The event preceded the fourth national vaccination days on March 10 to 12 and underscored the government’s drive to provide protection to front-liners and hasten the country’s economic recovery. (PNA photo by Jess M. … Continue reading

Protecting the health-care system from Omicron peak
Alberta / covid 19

Protecting the health-care system from Omicron peak

News ReleaseProtecting the health-care system from Omicron peak Alberta is taking immediate actions to protect Albertans and health-care system capacity as hospitalizations from COVID-19 rise. COVID-19 hospitalizations have surpassed any other time in the pandemic. Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services (AHS) are building bed capacity, implementing community responses and maximizing the workforce as part … Continue reading

Immunocompromised Albertans eligible for fourth dose
Alberta / covid 19

Immunocompromised Albertans eligible for fourth dose

News Release Immunocompromised Albertans eligible for fourth dose More than 80,000 Albertans will soon be able to receive fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccine to bolster immunity. In line with recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) and the Alberta Advisory Committee on Immunization (AACI), individuals aged 18 and older who have specific immunocompromising … Continue reading

Alberta expands boosters, launches booster shot campaign
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta expands boosters, launches booster shot campaign

News Release Alberta expands boosters, launches booster shot campaign Alberta is opening COVID-19 vaccine boosters to all Albertans aged 18 and older while launching an ambitious booster shot campaign to protect Albertans from the rapidly spreading Omicron variant. Starting immediately, all Albertans aged 18 and older who received their second COVID-19 vaccine at least five … Continue reading

Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout TORONTO — In response to the rapidly-spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is applying additional public health and workplace safety measures, including capacity … Continue reading

Alberta taking immediate actions, clarifying health measures to protect Albertans, health-care system against highly transmissible Omicron variant
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta taking immediate actions, clarifying health measures to protect Albertans, health-care system against highly transmissible Omicron variant

News Release Protecting Albertans against the Omicron variant Alberta is taking immediate actions and clarifying health measures to protect Albertans and the health-care system against the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.  Expanding rapid testing Alberta’s rapid testing program is expanding to allow all Albertans to have access to free rapid tests. Test … Continue reading