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Aboitiz Group to further support Davao City’s recovery from COVID-19, hosts mass vaccination drive

Press Release

October 7, 2021

In partnership with the City Government of Davao and Department of Education Region XI, the Davao-based Aboitiz business units are providing Davaoeños with more access to COVID-19 vaccines by conducting a mass vaccination drive across the three congressional districts of Davao City from October to November 2021.

Through Aboitiz Foundation, Inc., Aboitiz business units namely Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc., Davao Light and Power Co., Inc., Hedcor, Inc., and Therma South, Inc. will spearhead the initiative to help combat the impact of the pandemic on the community’s health and accelerate economic recovery. This extends the Aboitiz Group’s commitment to help protect its team members from the pandemic, to its wider community.

Shake A. Tuason, Operations Head of Apo Agua receives his first dose of vaccine during the vaccination run for Aboitiz Group team members and contractors held last July 10, 2021, at the Apo View Hotel, Davao City.

“We remain highly committed to ensure the health and safety of our local communities here in Davao and are eagerly gearing up for the commencement of our first vaccination site at F. Bustamante National High School. We at Aboitiz consider ourselves as long-term partners of the city government of Davao and we are  glad to have the opportunity to help the City reach its goal of herd immunity against the pandemic through this partnership.”

– Apo Agua Operations Head Shake Aboitiz Tuason

The vaccination drive will start in District 2 at F. Bustamante National High School in Tibungco on October 09, 2021, with a target of 500 jabs per day. Subsequently,  the vaccination drives for Districts 3 and 1 are set to begin on October 25, 2021 at Tacunan Elementary School in Mintal and on November 08, 2021 at Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School in Matina. The vaccines will come from the Local Government Unit, while the mobilization of the drive will be covered by the Aboitiz Group. This initiative of providing additional vaccination drive sites to the public will help the local government reach herd immunity for 1.2 million Davaoenos by the end of 2021.

Residents can either log in and secure their schedule through SafeDavao QR’s online registration platform or personally register at their respective barangay’s master list.

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