Posts Tagged Senior Citizens

Vaccine confidence among senior citizens increased after Sinovac jabs

Marje Pelayo   •   April 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Vaccination among senior citizens kicked off today (April 12) using China’s Sinovac vaccine CoronaVac. In San Juan City, vaccine confidence among the elderly sector increased after they received...

Navotas City begins COVID-19 vaccination for senior citizens

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 29, 2021

Navotas City Local Government has begun its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination for its senior citizens. City Health Officer Dr. Christia Padolina said around 200 senior citizens are among the first...

Manila LGU begins COVID-19 vaccination for senior citizens

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Manila local government unit (LGU) on Sunday (March 28) began its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination rollout for its senior citizens. Manila City Health Officer Dr. Arnold Pangan said...

Galvez: Senior citizens next to get Sinovac vaccine

Marje Pelayo   •   March 18, 2021

    MANILA, Philippines — Around nine million senior citizens in the country are set to undergo COVID-19 vaccination soon. According to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine...

PH gov’t eyes to complete COVID vaccination of most health workers, seniors by mid-2021

Robie de Guzman   •   March 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government on Wednesday expressed optimism it will be able to complete the vaccination of most healthcare workers and senior citizens against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

DSWD warns public against fake text messages on relief funds for senior citizens

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is warning the public against fake text messages about alleged social welfare relief funds for senior citizens. The DSWD reiterated that...

DTI to craft guidelines on senior citizen, PWD discounts for online purchases

Marje Pelayo   •   December 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Complaints are piling up with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) regarding persons with disability (PWDs) who are not being given discounts from transactions made online...

Elderly PUV drivers appeal to be allowed to resume driving despite age

Marje Pelayo   •   June 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Buses, modern jeepneys, and UV Express units will be allowed to ply on major roads starting June 22 on the condition of limited passenger capacity and under...

IATF: Selected senior citizens allowed to go out under ECQ, GCQ

Marje Pelayo   •   May 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The national government has further relaxed quarantine measures to consider selected senior citizens after several advocates pitched for them in areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and...

Manila gov’t to continue P500-monthly cash assistance to senior citizens

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 20, 2020

The Manila City Government said it will continue providing P500-monthly cash assistance to its senior citizens amid the enhanced community quarantine. According to Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso, they...

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