Covid-19 vaccination for medical, frontline personnel kick-off at 7ID

    Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija – A ceremonial vaccination for the Fort Magsaysay Army Station Hospital (FMASH) medical frontline personnel kicked-off today at the 7th Infantry Division Covered Court in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija on March 9, 2021.
    The first two to be inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine was the acting Commanding Officer of FMASH, Major Veronica Lim, and Dental Detachment Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Stevens Navata.
    The ceremony was witnessed by Provincial Health team leader, Dr. Edwin V. Santiago of the Department of Health, Nueva Ecija; Dr. Josefina Garcia Provincial Health Officer II; Dr. Evelyn Abesamis Development Management Officer IV; and, the Commander of the 7th Infantry “Kaugnay” Division, Major General Alfredo V. Rosario Jr.
    The vaccination for the FMASH and frontline personnel will run for 3 days, from March 9 to March 11, 2021.
    Major General Rosario Jr. in his speech emphasized the importance of the medical frontliner’s responsibility to take good care of their health to better perform their tasks and obligations for the people.
    “We cannot afford to be the ones spreading the virus because we, along with our medical frontliners, are the last line of defense against this pandemic. So, be thankful that the government prioritized our protection, and let’s make use of what is available that can immunize us against the virus,” said Maj. Gen. Rosario Jr.
    “Getting inoculated against Covid-19 symbolizes our commitment to protect the people. By doing so we will be able to conduct our military operations with less danger of contracting a deadly virus,” he added.
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