Centre targets Sentosa residents

Dr Annuar (left), Chieng Buong Toon (right), and others visiting the Sibu Foochow Association vaccination centre. Photo: Ukas

SIBU: The Sibu Foochow Association vaccination centre (PPV) commenced operations to vaccinate residents in the Sentosa area on Monday (July 12)

According to a report by the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas), Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Bukit Assek branch Youth chief, Cr Joseph Chieng Jin Ek said the PPV was targeting 3,000 recipients over the course of three days.

“The programme will be held for three days starting today (Monday, July 12). This programme is especially for those who live in the Sentosa area because it is classified as a red zone.

“We want all residents in this area to be vaccinated to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases in Sibu,” he said when visiting the PPV on the first day.  

To facilitate the vaccination rollout, he said the PPV also made use of volunteers comprising community leaders and village chiefs (KMKK), non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and staff of the Sibu Foochow Association.   

Nangka assemblyman, Dr Annuar Rapaee and SUPP Bukit Assek branch chairman, Datuk Chieng Buong Toon also visited the PPV.