Efforts to ‘Pick up the Ball’ for Vaccination, Pangdam XVII/Cenderawasih Review Vaccination Rush in Keerom Regency


PAPUADAILY –Commander of the XVII/Cenderawasih Military Command Major General Ignatius Yogo Triyono, M.A directly inspects the Vaccination rush of the XVII/Cenderawasih Military Command in the yard of the Gospel Christian Church in Tanah Papua Klasis Keerom, Antioch Congregation, Arso 2 District, Regency. Keerom, Thursday (9/9/2021). This is an effort to pick up the ball by visiting people in areas that have low vaccination percentages such as Keerom regency.

Based on the currently available data, the percentage of vaccination is still below 50 percent. The invasion of vaccination in the Keerom regency will be carried out continuously from one place to another, so it is hoped that the whole community can receive the vaccine.

Pangdam XVII/Cenderawasih said that Kodam XVII/Cenderawasih and their staff will continue to aggressively carry out free Covid-19 vaccinations for people throughout the province. Papua to support government programs, as well as encourage acceleration of the Covid-19 vaccination coverage in order to support the implementation of PON XX Papua.

“Kodam XVII/Cenderawasih will carry out vaccination rush in all TNI-AD health facilities in Prov. Papuans. This will continue to be carried out, especially those in 4 XX PON clusters, namely Jayapura City, Jayapura regency, Mimika and Merauke Regencies as well as 1 buffer district, namely Keerom regency is expected to reach the target of 70% before the implementation of PON XX,” explained the Military Commander. Quoted Harianterbit.com.

Major General TNI Ignatius Yogo Triyono, M.A also invited the whole community not to be afraid of being vaccinated, because vaccines are the government’s effort to break the chain of the spread of Covid-19.

During a press conference, the Military Commander XVII/Cenderawasih said that in the future Kodam XVII/Cenderawasih will carry out the Covid-19 vaccination at the border. “This Covid-19 vaccination is not only carried out in urban areas, in the future we will carry out Covid-19 vaccinations for people who are in the RI-PNG border area,” closed the Pangdam.

Also attending the event were Danrem 172/PWY Brigadier General Izak Pangemanan, Dandim 1701/Jayapura Col. Inf Edwin Apria Chandra, Kapendam XVII/Cenderawasih Colonel Arm Reza Nur Patria and Dandenkesyah Waena Lt. Col. Ckm (K) dr. Susan.***