TAGUIG City Mayor Lino Cayetano wants to ensure that the city government will have proper storage facility intended for the incoming supply of COVID-19 vaccines to retain their efficacy, effectiveness and safety.
Mayor Lino together with Congressman Alan Peter Cayetano and the City Health Office (CHO made an on-site visit on Friday afternoon to the country’s first ever world class, fully automated cold storage facility by ORCA Cold Chain Solution.
The 6,500-square-meter facility located in Bgy. Bagumbayan will be utilized as cold storage for arriving vaccines, and can handle whether a certain vaccine requires -70 degrees or any other chilling temperature.
“The facility will suit the vaccines’ needs. It allows for real-time monitoring using IT software and digital technology and also has a 22,000 MT static storage capacity and the capacity to move 876000 MT on an annual basis,” Mayor Lino said.
It was learned that the facility caters to pharmaceutical industries, supermarkets, food processing companies, meat and seafood importers, and others.