Elderly Dagupeños trooped to the City Astrodome on June 19, 2023 to avail of free medical services being offered as part of the ‘Alagang Healthy Dagupeño for Senior Citizens’ program of Mayor Belen Fernandez.
The local chief executive welcomed the senior citizens who were eager to receive the free services from the City Health Office led by Dr. Ophelia Rivera such as medical consultations, laboratory tests for blood sugar, cholesterol, uric acid, hemoglobin and blood typing, and pneumococcal vaccination.
More Alagang Healthy Dagupeño activities are scheduled soon to benefit other sectors of society such as undernourished children and school children, according to the City Health Officer.
Meanwhile, free eye checkup was conducted by Siapno Tada Optical while eye glasses were given also for free courtesy of Dr. Dante Samonte.
Nutritious snacks were provided to the recipients by the City Nutrition Office led by City Nutrition Action Officer Ana Mariel Visperas.
(Dagupan CIO News)