The City Government of Vigan, through the City Health Office (CHO), Provincial Health Office (PHO), University of Northern Philippines, and Department of Health conducted a simulation of Covid19 vaccination at the UNP gymnasium on March 16, 2021. Participants in the simulation were the Barangay Health Workers and members of the Barangay Health Response Team of Barangays IX, X and Tamag. Following the simulation was the vaccination of staff of Ilocos Mission Hospital. Present during the simulation activity were Dr. Erwin F. Cadorna, UNP President, Hon. Lulu Baquiran, Vigan City Vice Mayor, members of the Philippine National Police, some staff of PHO and CHO headed by Dr. Loida Ranchez, and personnel of the UNP clinic headed by Dr. Duane Oandasan.
On March 12, 2021, personnel of the University Hospital went through the vaccination given by the Department of Health. The vaccination activity was witnessed by Vigan City officials, Dr. Erwin F. Cadorna, UNP President, and other key University officials.