Galvez on NAP Phase 3: No more trade-offs in COVID-19 response

BAGUIO CITY (02 October 2020) — Government planners gathered here over the weekend to craft the third phase of the government’s national declared policy against COVID-19, which aims to sustain and build on the gains the country have achieved in its fight against the pandemic.

Taguig City a local victory vs COVID-19

TAGUIG CITY (25 September 2020) —  Top government officials lauded the success of this city in its fight against COVID-19, saying other local government units (LGU) in the country should replicate Taguig’s aggressive campaign in addressing the public health crisis.


DPWH, COVID-19 task force helps ramp up Iligan’s isolation capacity

Iligan City (16 September 2020) – This city became the recipient today of one of the largest COVID-19 Mega Quarantine isolation facilities built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the country. (more…)

Bacolod LGU vows to bring COVID-19 cases down through prevention, localized strategy

BACOLOD CITY (SEPTEMBER 9, 2020) — Local government units here have committed to beef up their prevention and quarantine measures as part of their reinvigorated strategy to slow down the rate of local transmissions. (more…)

COVID-19 Task Force to Iligan LGU: ramp up testing, health care capacity 

ILIGAN CITY (4 September 2020) – Scaling up testing capacity, building more health care facilities, and discouraging residents from doing home quarantine are among the key measures this city’s local government will carry out for Iligan to be downgraded from its current Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) status. (more…)

Parañaque City to have its own COVID-19 molecular laboratory 

PARAÑAQUE CITY, September 4, 2020 – This city will soon have its own molecular laboratory, which could process at least a thousand COVID-19 test samples a day, according to Parañaque Mayor Edwin Olivarez. (more…)

Holistic approach vital for faster recovery of COVID-19 patients — Galvez

FORT MAGSAYSAY, SANTA ROSA, NUEVA ECIJA (1 SEPTEMBER 2020) —  As the country continues to scale up its healthcare capacity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mental well-being of patients must also be given priority. (more…)

Valenzuela LGU to test 10% of its population for COVID-19

VALENZUELA CITY (September 1, 2020) — The local government of Valenzuela City targets to test at least 10% of its population by year end in a bid to curb the transmission of COVID-19 in communities. (more…)

Galvez to health care workers: ‘Serve our people, serve humanity’

Bangsamoro Government Compound, Cotabato City (26 August 2020) —  The National Government appealing anew to the country’s health professionals to serve the country and join the fight against COVID-19. (more…)

NTF COVID-19 prioritizes welfare of modern-day heroes amid pandemic

QUEZON CITY, (20 August 2020) — National Task Force against COVID-19 (NTF COVID-19) Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. underscored the need to take care of the nation’s modern-day heroes who have been at the forefront of the nation’s fight against the pandemic. (more…)