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Delta variant case from a Taguig-bound returning OFW an isolated and recovered case detected in May

 

OFW underwent quarantine upon arrival in the country and has been cleared from the virus

 

The single and isolated reported case of the Delta variant from a Taguig-bound returning OFW was detected as early as May while the OFW was undergoing the required quarantine upon his arrival in the country. The patient was not released from quarantine until he recovered, and was never able to set foot in Taguig when he was still infected with the virus.

 

Even before any case of the Delta variant was detected in the country, the Taguig Safe City Task Force formed Special Task Group Delta Force to prepare for the possibility of local transmission of the said variant in the community. To date, none of those who have been genome sampled was found to have the Delta variant.

 

“We continue to remain vigilant and implement the Prevent-Detect-Isolate-Treat-Reintegrate strategy against all COVID-19 variants to ensure the continued protection of Taguigeños,” said City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance head Dr. Jun Sy. ###

TAGUIG CITY GIVES GRADUATING GRADE 12 STUDENTS FROM PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS P15K SCHOLARSHIP VOUCHERS; STUDENT ACHIEVERS TO RECEIVE CASH INCENTIVES

City supports students to reach greater heights by creating opportunies for all

 

Taguig City gave graduating Grade 12 students from public high schools  ₱15,000 worth of scholarship vouchers each for use in their chosen college or university.

 

The voucher certificate entitles the bearer to claim the amount of P15,000 under the Lifeline Assistance for Neighbors In-Need (LANI) Scholarship program, provided that the student enrolls in any tech-voc, certificate, or baccalaureate course.

 

“This voucher is part of the L.A.N.I Scholarship Program that persuades graduates to take up  tertiary education. To our beloved students, we have faced so much this year, let us get inspiration from this graduation. We will not abandon you. We are a loving and nurturing community, we are one family,” Mayor Lino Cayetano said in his message for the graduating batch.

 

Moreover, all Top 1 graduating students from Grades 6, 10, and 12 also received a cash incentive of ₱15,000, while the Top 2 students received ₱12,500. The Top 3-10 elementary students also received P5,000 each while completers and senior high students received  P7,500 each. Top 1 students in each elementary class also received 2,500, while Top 1 completer and senior high students from each class received P5,000.

 

The Taguig City government has always believed in the importance of education and continues to ensure that all Taguigenos avail of this right.

 

Last February 2020, Taguig passed Ordinance No. 6, Series of 2020, a ₱700 Million Scholarship Program made to continue Taguig’s existing programs and offers new scholarship types such as Advancing Sports Competitiveness and Excellence (ASC Excellence) Scholarship Program which focuses on Taguig youth athletes; full scholarship to students of medicine and engineering with a return service agreement to the city; scholarship program for Taguig public servants who are interested in continuing their education; scholarship grant for the children or dependents of Taguig public servants, and all Taguig City University regular students will be scholars of the local government with allowance.

 

As of April 2021, the city of Taguig has produced more than 58,000 scholars and continues to accept eligible applicants.

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Taguig City set to launch 24-hour vaccination site

Bonifacio High Street Mega vaccination hub extending vaccination hours until 12 midnight this week but will ramp up to 24 hours

Heeding the call of President Duterte to open both day and night vaccination sites, the Taguig City Government is launching a 24-hour mega vaccination site at the High Street Vaccination Hub in BGC, Brgy. Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. This will cater exclusively to government and economic frontliners in the A4 category.

This is part of the efforts to extend vaccination hours to accommodate those who cannot get vaccinated due to the nature of their work.

“There should be not much concern about workers getting vaccinated beyond curfew hours. Since by appointment naman lahat ng vaccination in Taguig, they can simply show their appointment slip to the enforcers if needed,” explained Mayor Lino Cayetano.

The Mega Vaccination Hub Bonifacio High Street will start its midnight operations this week until the city reaches its goal of opening it up 24/7.

Taguig TRACE allows Taguig residents and workers to schedule their own date, time, and place of vaccination. For those who are not able to go online, there are Taguig TRACE kiosks stationed in all barangays and selected malls around the city.

“Vaccination should be fast, safe and accessible. Those three things are important to us when we strategize our rollout plan. I encourage all our citizens to sign up and register so that by November, with supply from the national government, we will be able to finish vaccination in Taguig and open up to the rest of NCR,” said Mayor Lino.

As of June 26, the City has so far vaccinated a total of 238,853 individuals across the A1-A4 categories and targets to vaccinate 680,000 eligible individuals by the end of the year.

With vaccination and continued adherence to health protocols, the City can accelerate its transition to the new normal—bring back jobs and livelihood to citizens, fully open schools and churches, and lead in the new future. ###

 

TAGUIG CITY’S MASSIVE A4 WORKERS VACCINATION ROLLOUT OVERSHOOTS DAILY TARGET IN THREE DAYS 

City hits 8k, 10k, and 11k vaccinees daily with almost ‘Zero Dropout’ rate; Aggressive vaccination efforts to accelerate the city into the New Normal

The City of Taguig’s vaccination turn out was a lot more than the expected 6,800 daily target. In the last three days, the City almost doubled and has hit 8K, 10K, and 11K vaccinations with ‘ ‘ rate.

This was due to the increased number of people who want to be vaccinated, the ease of booking and scheduling, and also the hard work of the city’s healthcare workers. The local government of Taguig continues to be aggressive in its vaccination efforts, as it recently commenced its massive vaccination rollout for A4 Workers.

With the overwhelming response in the vaccination efforts of Taguig, the local government sincerely extends its apologies to citizens who underwent a longer waiting time than the expected 60 to 90 minute queueing for their vaccination. This is because of the increased volume of people are getting vaccinated in all the 12 vaccination sites in the city. Taguig City ensures despite this all those who are scheduled for vaccination will receive their jabs on the day of their schedule.

Taguig City aims to inoculate all Taguig A4 workers while still prioritizing A1, A2 and A3 categories which are healthcare workers, senior citizens and persons with comorbidities respectively.

“The city is happy that A4 Workers are finally allowed to get vaccinated while we are still prioritizing A2 or senior citizens and A3 or persons with comorbidity. From our perspective, it is important that, as people are going back to their workplaces and livelihoods, they get vaccinated fast and soon,” said Mayor Lino Cayetano.

The local government has provided 12 vaccination sites stationed in strategic areas in Taguig, Home Vaccination for bedridden family members, Vaccination Buses which are stationed in more accessible locations to various communities and groups in the city. Taguig’s fast, safe, and accessible vaccination rollout is part of its aggressive drive to inoculate 680,000 eligible Taguigeños by the end of the year.

“The supply of vaccines has been good and steady and the city is grateful to the national government for the continuous shipment of vials,” noted the Taguig City Mayor. As more vaccine supplies arrive, Mayor Lino Cayetano plans to increase its target from 6,800 to 8,000 vaccinations daily.

As of June 12, a total of 143,512 Taguigeños and workers in Taguig who are part of the A1, A2, A3, and A4 categories have already been vaccinated against COVID-19.

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102,976 VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS IN THE CITY OF TAGUIG

As of June 5, 2021, we have vaccinated 10% of our total population or 15.14% of our target population of 680,000 for vaccination.
A total of 133,983 doses have been administered to Taguigeños. Moreover, 31,007 individuals have received their second dose of vaccine and have been fully vaccinated.
Total doses administered per hub as of June 5, 2021:
Lakeshore – 19,017
VistaMall – 35, 922
SM Aura – 19,714
BGC High Street – 11,464
Venice – 4,939
R.P. Cruz – 12,401
EMS – 13,269
Western Bicutan – 8,597
Maharlika (temporarily closed due to Ramadan) – 589
Sea Breeze – 3,188
Vaccination Bus – 547
Medical Center Taguig – 179
St. Luke’s Medical Center, BGC – 4,157
A huge THANK YOU to all our doctors, health workers, hub managers, and personnel who help us make vaccination FAST, SAFE, and ACCESSIBLE in the City of Taguig.
A4 Vaccination is now underway. If you work or live in Taguig, register now!

Taguig City Hotlines

Taguig City Hall 555- 7800 Police Taguig Mobile Patrol 0921-7221972
Fire Department at City Hall 642-9982 Public Order & Safety Office 642-1261
Fire Department Taguig Central 837-0740 / 837-4496 Taguig Environmental / Solid Waste 642-7557
Fire Department at FTI 837-4496 Traffic Management Office 640-7006
Lake & River Patrol 628-1377 Taguig-Pateros District Hospital 838-34-85
Office of Social Welfare & Development 555-7919 Taguig City Rescue 0919-0703112
PNP Taguig / COP 642-35-82 Taguig Emergency Hotline 165-7777
Tactical Operation Center Police 642-3582 Taguig Command Center 789- 3200
Police 117 / Emergency 1623 Doctors-On- Call 0917- 8210896
Trunkline 555-78-52/555-7854