No walk-in policy in Metro Manila vax sites during ECQ

By Jerome Carlo Paunan MANILA — Metro Manila mayors have agreed to impose a no walk-in policy at vaccination sites during the entire enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, a senior official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Friday. During the Laging Handa public briefing hosted by the Presidential Communications Operations… Read More No walk-in policy in Metro Manila vax sites during ECQ

Groundbreaking ng ELCAC infra projects ginanap sa SurSur

By Nida Grace P. Barcena BAYAN NG LIANGA, Surigao del Sur — Matagumpay na idinaos ang ground breaking ceremony nang proyektong pang imprastraktura na pinunduhan ng National Task Force – End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) sa pamamagitan ng Local Government Support Fund – Support to Barangay Development Program (LGSF-SBDP) sa probinsiya ng Surigao del… Read More Groundbreaking ng ELCAC infra projects ginanap sa SurSur

Pangasinan PESO is reg’l entry to DOLE’s Bayanihan awards

By Venus May Sarmiento LINGAYEN,Pangasinan, Aug 6 – – The Province of Pangasinan is Region One’s entry to the national Bayanihan Service Awards of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Pangasinan’s Public Employment Services Office (PESO)  was hailed as the regional winner in the Provincial Category while  the City of Alaminos, Pangasinan won in the  Component City… Read More Pangasinan PESO is reg’l entry to DOLE’s Bayanihan awards

GMA LCE humbly resigns, Acting Mayor sworn to duty

By Ruel Francisco TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite Aug –After almost a year of absence from his mayoral post, the Local Chief Executive of General Mariano Alvarez town Mayor Walter Echevarria officially announced his resignation relinquishing the position to her daughter Maricel Echevarria Torres on Tuesday, 3 August 2021. “Buhat ng pagbabago sa aking kalusugan, ako… Read More GMA LCE humbly resigns, Acting Mayor sworn to duty

DOH underscores handling of corpse of COVID-19 victims

By Liez’l Marie Lamasan ILOILO CITY — The Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health and Development (DOH WV CHD) emphasized the need to follow the protocols on the burial or cremation of individuals who died with an infectious disease. “We have to abide by the Sanitation Code of the Philippines wherein patients who… Read More DOH underscores handling of corpse of COVID-19 victims

PRDD signs law converting ASIST into state university

By Christian Allister Tubadeza BANGUED, Abra –Many  opportunities    await  both students and teachers of  the Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST) with Republic Act 11574 signed by President Rodrigo Roa  Duterte(PRDD) converting it into a  state university of the province to be known as  the University of Abra (UA). The enactment of the law… Read More PRDD signs law converting ASIST into state university

DOH provides psychological first aid to Taal evacuees

By Patricia Bermudez CALAMBA CITY –Aside from providing immediate medical assistance, the Department of Health Region IV-A (DOH IV-A) also gave psychological first aid to a total of 131 individuals in various evacuation centers to help them cope with their situation following the Taal volcano unrest.  According to DOH IV-A, providing Psychological First Aid (PFA)… Read More DOH provides psychological first aid to Taal evacuees

Mga bakunahan sa Maynila, dinagsa dahil sa maling ulat

By Susan De Leon LUNGSOD CALOOCAN — Maling impormasyon ang naging sanhi ng pagdagsa ng mga hindi taga-Maynila sa mga lugar ng bakunahan sa kapitolyo ng bansa nitong Huwebes, ika-5 ng Agosto. Karamihan pa ng mga taong dumagsa para mabakunahan ng first dose ay hindi taga-Maynila at walang dala na QR code o waiver para patunayang… Read More Mga bakunahan sa Maynila, dinagsa dahil sa maling ulat

MisOr prov’l jail inmates get COVID jabs

By Jan Albert Arana MISAMIS ORIENTAL—Inmates of the Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail (MOPJ) received their COVID-19 jabs as part of the current vaccine rollout of the provincial government. Some 300 inmates or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) listed under A2 (senior citizens) and A3 (persons with comorbidity) priority groups got their Janssen COVID-19 vaccine shots,… Read More MisOr prov’l jail inmates get COVID jabs