The City Government of Malaybalay will once again conduct massive anti-rabies activities through vaccinations for the whole month of July.

Led by the City Veterinary Office, this program aims to eliminate rabies in the City by vaccinating a targeted dog population of over 25,000 in all the 46 barangays.

Tagged #Aim4Red, this activity is now on its fifth year, has gained accolades from the regional and national level for its achievements.

Dr. Mary Ann Valdez, program coordinator, explains that rabies is a fatal neurologic illness transmitted to human by direct contact with a rabid animal’s saliva, commonly through bites. Rabies, a significant health problem in the country is preventable, and thus, the City has intensified its campaign against the problem.

From July 1 through July 9, the City Veterinarian’s staff has conducted the high density vaccinations in over 15 barangays. They will continue to render the services right to the doorsteps in other barangays.

Below is the remaining scheduled vaccinations, as reported by Dr. Aulyn Mae L. Salem:

July 7July 7-8July 7-9July 7-10July 8-9July 8-10
Barangays: 3 4 5 6 8Barangay: 2Barangay: 7Barangays: 1 9 10 11 Casisang Dalwangan Kalasungay Patpat Sumpong VioletaBarangays: Capt. Anghel MapayagBarangays: Can-ayan Imbayao
July 9-10July 10July 14July 14-15July 14-16July 14-17
Barangay: MagsaysayBarangays: Aglayan Laguitas San JoseBarangay: 11 ImabayaoBarangay: VioletaBarangays: 1 10 MagsaysayBarangays: 9 Aglayan Can-Ayan Casisang Dalwangan Kalasungay Laguitas Linabo San Jose Sumpong
July 15-17July 17July 21July 21-22July 21-23July 21-24
Barangays: Bangcud Sto. NiñoBarangays: Cabangahan Simaya SinanglananBarangay: LaguitasBarangays: 9 Caburacanan Dalwangan SumpongBarangay: KalasungayBarangays: Aglayan Bangcud Cabangahan Casisang Linabo San Jose Simaya Sinanglanan  
July 22-23July 22-24July 23July 23-24July 24July 28
Barangay: KulamanBarangays: Maligaya ManagokBarangay: ManalogBarangays: Apo Macote MiglaminBarangays: Kibalabag Silae St. PeterBarangays: Bangcud San Jose
July 28-30July 28-29July 30   
Barangays: Aglayan Apo Macote Linabo Managok Miglamin San Martin Silae Simaya Sinanglanan ZamboanguitaBarangays: Busdi St. PeterBarangays: Indalasa Mapulo   

Report by: Dr. Mary Ann Valdez, NADA Coordinator