LIST: Priority groups for government’s Covid-19 vaccination program

By: Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ - | February 05,2021 - 12:02 PM

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government has identified the detailed priority population in its Covid-19 vaccination program which now includes more sectors like teachers, social and government workers, overseas Filipino workers and more.

In a statement on Friday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the following priority groups have been approved by country’s Interim National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (iNITAG):

A1: Frontline workers in health facilities both national and local, private and public, health professionals and non-professionals like students, nursing aides, janitors, barangay health workers, etc.

A2: Senior citizens aged 60 and above

A3: Persons with comorbidities not otherwise included in the preceding categories

A4: Frontline personnel in essential sectors including uniformed personnel and those in working sectors identified by the IATF as essential during ECQ

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