Manila LGU to begin booster shot drive-thru vaccination for 4-wheel vehicle owners

The Manila City government is set to begin the booster shot drive-thru vaccination caravan for 4-wheel vehicle owners on Thursday, January 13.

Manila City Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso made the announcement on Wednesday, January 12, during his inspection at the Quirino Grandstand.

Domagoso was joined by Manila City Vice Mayor Doktora Honey Lacuna and other government officials during the site visit as part of the city’s preparation for the booster shot roll-out for 4-wheel vehicle owners.

“Due to the request of our constituents and the people, i-innovate natin itong vaccination drive-thru dito sa Luneta. Imbis na first and second dose lang, gagamitin natin siya ngayon na booster vaccination drive thru site,” Domagoso said.

“So ibig sabihin pwede jeep, taxi, private, o mga korporasyon, pwede po silang magtungo dito sa Luneta drive-thru vaccination site ng City of Manila,” he added.

According to Domagoso, the booster shot drive-thru vaccination will implement a first come, first served policy to the first 300 vehicles with maximum five recipients per car.

Thus, this brings about 1,500 doses of booster shot vaccine with all brands available for deployment daily.

The mayor of the nation’s capital said that the booster shot vaccination is open for the general public, including those residing outside Manila, from 8am to 5pm.

“We welcome you to the City of Manila, basta tayo tulong-tulong muna. Ang importante, ma-booster yung tao, mabakunahan yung tao para maiwasan ang kamatayan sa impeksyon ng COVID19. Vaccination is the solution. That is the only way to protect yourself and your family,” Domagoso said.

“So ngayon palalakasin pa natin, palalawakin pa natin, Yayakapin natin hangga’t kaya natin yakapin kahit sino, kahit taga-saan, basta ang importante, tao muna, mabuhay ang tao, maligtas ang tao,” he added.

As of Tuesday, January 11, about 198,454 booster shots have already been deployed by the city government since it started its mass booster shot vaccination to the public.

Among the vaccination sites in the nation’s capital where booster shots are being administered are in malls, community sites, and some special sites.

Booster administration for two-wheel riders at Kartilya ng Katipunan is likewise ongoing with more than 5,000 delivery, motorcycle, and bicycle riders have been so far inoculated.