The Local Government Unit of Viga and the Department of Health successfully launched the Chikiting Ligtas Program in a kick off parade and program held at the Viga Evacuation Center, San Vicente, Viga, Catanduanes on May 3, 2023.

Chikiting Ligtas is a nationwide free supplemental immunization campaign to vaccinate children against measles, rubella, and polio. Children 0 to 59 months old will be covered by the oral polio vaccine drive, while those 9 to 59 months old will be given measles rubella vaccines.
The program will run until May 31, 2023 and targets to vaccinate 1,728 children against polio and 1,497 children against measles-rubella in the municipality.

Catch our health workers in your barangay to help protect your kids against polio and measles-rubella! See comment section for the schedule of vaccination caravan.
Photo Credits: DOH Catanduanes, MHO Viga