HPMCU News Release No. 092
June 23, 2021
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) and Movie Workers Welfare Foundation (MOWELFUND) have started the roll out of their COVID-19 vaccination program for movie industry workers on Monday, June 21.
The vaccination program of MMDA, MMFF, and Mowelfund was led by MMDA and MMFF Chairman Benjamin ′′ Benhur ′′ Abalos Jr., among those vaccinated are actor Daniel Padilla, actress Kathryn Bernardo and Eugene Domingo.
Department of Health (DOH) NCR Assistant Regional Director Maria Paz Corrales injected them.
Apart from artists, producers, cinema and theater employees, ticket sellers and others in the media also had the opportunity to vaccinate.
In the meantime, MMDA Chairman Benjamin ′′ Benhur ′′ Abalos Jr., hopes that the government will allow the reopening of cinemas as soon as possible with caution so that thousands of workers from the film industry can return to work recover from collapse due to COVID-19. pandemic