The Quezon City Government has earmarked P1B from its 2021 budget for the puchase of COVID 19 vaccines.
The city government has partnered with Astra Zeneca to provide an initial 750,000 doses of the vaccine. It will prioritize it 10,000 health workers, 300,000 senior citizens, 20,000 adult persons with disabilities and other priority sectors recommended by the DOH.
The budget allocation may go higher depending on the cost of the vaccines, supplies and other factors. With the partnership, Quezon City is can immediately secure thousands of vaccines if Quezon City residents