NTF COVID-19 supports ‘One Panay’ policy, commends strong collaboration among Western Visayas LGUs

ILOILO CITY (June 2, 2020) — Local government units in Western Visayas are leading the way in the fight against COVID-19 and have come together to propose a ‘One Panay’ policy. (more…)

‘Localized lockdowns’ will address health concerns under GCQ, MGCQ— Galvez

MALACANAN PALACE (1 JUNE 2020)— As quarantine restrictions are gradually eased up in most parts of the country including Metro Manila which began its first day of General Community Quarantine (GCQ), the government isn’t letting its guard down. (more…)

LGU-private sector partnership, key to winning war on COVID-19

CEBU CITY, (23 May 2020) — The key to effectively addressing the COVID-19 situation in the country rests on the strong collaboration between local government units (LGU) and the private sector. (more…)

Galvez calls for stronger implementation of ECQ

MANILA, (15 April 2020) — National Task Force on COVID-19 (NTF on COVID-19) Chief Implementer Carlito G. Galvez Jr. urged local government units and other concerned  agencies to strictly enforce the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) after lamenting how some areas have disregarded the guidelines of the lockdown. (more…)

Government lauds business sector for ‘Project Ugnayan’ initiative

MANILA, (11 April 2020) – Amidst the COVID-19 health crisis, the bayanihan spirit is alive among members of the Philippines’ business community. (more…)

National Task Force against COVID-19, systems developer team up to fight pandemic

QUEZON CITY (April 9, 2020) – The government’s battle against COVID-19 has gone online.

This, as the National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 and Multisys Technologies Corporation, inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) on Wednesday to officially launch an online emergency response system that will help curb the spread of the virus. (more…)

National Task Force on COVID-19 boosts nation’s capacity for mass testing

MUNTINLUPA CITY (April 8, 2020)—The National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 continues to closely monitor the status of COVID-19 referral hospitals, testing centers and quarantine facilities in Metro Manila in the heels of the President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to extend the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.

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Opening of quarantine facilities, support to frontliners show government’s capability to handle COVID-19 — Galvez

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY (6 April 2020)— With the opening of three repurposed quarantine facilities this week, and the ongoing efforts to normalize the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for medical frontliners, National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 Chief Implementer Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. said the government is gaining ground in its efforts to contain the spread of the disease. (more…)

Rizal Memorial Complex quarantine facility to be operational by April 6 – Galvez

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY (April 4, 2020) – The conversion of the Rizal Memorial Complex into a quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients will be completed and operational by April 6, Monday, according to National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 Chief Implementer Carlito G. Galvez Jr. (more…)

BARMM utilizes ‘Whole-Of-Government’ approach in fight against COVID-19

BANGSAMORO GOVERNMENT CENTER, COTABATO CITY (April 1, 2020) – The Inter-Agency Task Force against COVID-19 – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has earmarked PhP 155 million in subsidies for local government units (LGUs) to augment their quick response funds against the disease. (more…)