First Batch of Airport Frontliners Receive Covid 19 Shots at Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA)
Frontliners at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA), received the first dose of the Covid 19 vaccine on May 17 as part of MCIA’s commitment to prioritizing the health and safety of staff and passengers. The vaccination was done is cooperation with the Lapu-lapu City Government, Department of Health Central Visayas, Lapu-lapu City Tourism, Cultural and Historical Commission and the Lapu-lapu City Health Office.
Given the airport’s essential role as a main entry point to the country, the vaccination of frontliners is vital to ensuring a safe environment for all stakeholders as well as the reinforcement of its existing health and safety protocols.
“Despite the pandemic, MCIA remains open to serve and assist passengers, specially returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). The vaccination of our frontliners is essential to ensuring the continued health and safety of all who pass through MCIA,” said Louie Ferrer, president of GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation, the private operator of MCIA.