Duterte Administration mobilizes country’s business leaders in securing vaccines

MANDALUYONG CITY (27 November 2020) — The private sector once again demonstrated its unwavering support to the government’s efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, as it purchased 2.6 million doses of vaccines to inoculate more than a million Filipinos in 2021.

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COVID-19 Task Force: Gov’t is ready to manage cases

CALAMBA, LAGUNA, (14 November 2020) — The Duterte Administration is confident that it would be able to effectively manage a possible spike in COVID-19 cases resulting from the successive typhoons that have struck the country.

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Gov’t has adequate funds for COVID-19 vaccine — Galvez

FORT BONIFACIO, TAGUIG CITY (11 NOVEMBER 2020)— The government has already allocated funds for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines once they become available, according to vaccine czar and National Action Plan (NAP) against COVID-19 Chief Implementer Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. (more…)

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.
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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.

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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…)