Hundreds of senior citizens in the City of Tacurong availed of the Medical and Dental Mission for the Elderly on October 27, 2017 at the Tacurong City Cultural and Sports Center.
The mission was spearheaded by City Vice Mayor Joseph George Lechonsito together with the entire City Vice Mayor’s Office, the Sangguniang Panlungsod, City Health Services Office, DOH, and the Office of Senior Citizens’ Affairs.
The mission offered different medical services including medical check-up, eye exam, dental services, laboratory tests such as blood chem, vaccinations, ECG, and blood pressure check-up.
The mission also provided free medicines, free food, and free hair-cut.
A total of 626 senior citizens availed of the medical check up, 46 for eye check up, 96 for pneumonia vaccine, and 75 for flu vaccine.
The physicians who rendered services included the City Vice Mayor himself, Dr. Joseph George Lechonsito, as well as Dr. Giovanni Deles, Dr. Miriam Rocco, Dr. Emelyn Nepucpan, Dr. Zita Garingo, Dr. Renalyn Masukat, Dr. Raquel Salayog, and Dr. Renie Guardiano. Dr. Nestor Maglasang, the city dentist, rendered dental services inside the city’s dental bus.
City Councilors Hon. Chit Collado, Hon. Lalaine Montilla, and Hon. Psyche Sucaldito were present to support the event. (YMR, LGUTac-Info)