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You Can Register Your Kids (12-17 Years) For COVID-19 Vaccine At These LGUs
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  • With two COVID-19 vaccines approved for use on minors, several local governments have now opened vaccine registration for them.

    On September 3, 2021, the Philippine Food and Drug Administration announced it has approved Moderna for kids ages 12 to 17. A month prior, FDA approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine among those aged 12 to 15, amending the previous emergency use authorization that allowed the use of the vaccine for those 16 years old and above.

    Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, however, maintained the country's vaccination strategy needs to prioritize the vulnerable population, which includes the A1 to A5 groups, given the limited supply of vaccines in the Philippines.

    Metro Manila LGU that are open for COVID-19 vaccine registration of minors

    However, five Metro Manila local government units have begun preparing already once Moderna and Pfizer can be rolled out to the said age group. They have opened vaccine registration for minors ages 12 to 17 years old.

    Caloocan

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    Caloocan launched their vaccination profiling for residents aged 12 to 17 on September 10. They have a special Google form for this age group; just click on Caloocan COVID-19 Vaccine Profiling.

    Makati

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    Makati on September 10 announced that minors can log on to the Makatizen COVID-19 Vaccine website. This move is aimed at helping the city build a master list while waiting for their vaccine supply.

    Mandaluyong

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    Parents and guardians living in Mandaluyong can register their children who are from 12 to 17 years old through the Mandavax website. Just make sure to use your household code, which you should have received during your registration for the A1 to A5 categories.

    Manila

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    Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno announced on September 10 that minors are now allowed to pre-register through the Manila CoVax website.

    Pateros

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    The municipality of Pateros was the first Metro Manila LGU that opened registration to residents from 12 to 17 years old. Just scan the QR code on the announcement or log on to their Youth Vaccination Form.

    Taguig

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    Taguig opened their Taguig Registry for Assessment and Citizen Engagements for both residents and non-residents attending school in the city as long as they're 12 to 17 years old. Taguig residents need to upload a document or ID with proof of age, while non-residents studying in Taguig have to provide the school's address in addition to proof of age.

     This story originally appeared on Spot.ph.

     *Minor edits have been made by the SmartParenting.com.ph editors.

     

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