Baguio amends community quarantine decree to adopt Luzon ECQ

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong March 17 amended Executive Order No. 65 series of 2020 (declaring the city under citywide community quarantine) to adopt the guidelines set in the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) status ordered by President Duterte over Luzon. The Luzon ECQ issued March 16 was pursuant to a Memorandum issued by the Office of the Executive Secretary […]

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Total lockdown in Baguio unlikely

BAGUIO CITY March 20 – The local government is not inclined to escalate the prevailing enhanced community quarantine in the city despite the high probability of having a number of confirmed Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 2019 cases in the coming days.. Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong said that there are 4 highly probable COVID cases in the city that are still […]

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COVID-19 response mechanism rolls out

19 March 2020 – The response mechanism to cushion the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the vulnerable sector has been set in motion with the Office of the City Social Welfare and Development and the city’s barangay officialdom at the helm. Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the OCSWADO headed by Betty Fangasan prepared the system of distribution with the […]

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Aboitiz allots P900M to support team members amid COVID-19 crisis

The Aboitiz Group has earmarked P900 million in assistance to help its team members cope with the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic following the announcement of a national state of calamity. This amount covers the early release of the end-March salary and the 13th or 14th month pay of the Group’s over 11,000 team members across its strategic business […]

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“Staycation” ideas during the COVID-19 quarantine

19 March 2020, Quezon City– An environmental health organization has come up with a nice list of activities to do at home as Filipinos cooperate by staying home to slow down the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) contagion. In a bid to maximize the month-long coronavirus quarantine, the EcoWaste Coalition released a list of family-oriented ideas for the unique “staycation” right […]

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Cordillera TF COVID calls for public support for community quarantine

BAGUIO CITY – – The Department of Health lead other partner agencies in calling for support and cooperation of the people of the Cordillera region in the enhanced community quarantine that is now being implemented Luzon wide. DOH–CAR OIC Regional Director Amelita Pangilinan, in a media briefing on COVID–19 updates on Tuesday, reminded the public anew to be calm and […]

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Baguio City’s agricultural eco-tourism eyed

Councilor Philian Weygan-Allan has proposed an ordinance that seeks to establish Bilis, Santo Tomas Central Barangay as an agricultural eco-tourism center. Agricultural eco-tourism, as defined in the ordinance, is an agriculture-based operation that brings visitors to a farm or ranch for the purpose of leisure, education, or active involvement in the activities therein. “Santo Tomas Central is an agricultural barangay […]

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Tabuk under the enhanced community quarantine

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga –The police is now strictly enforcing restricted public transport in the city with the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine. Checkpoints are established and no public utility vehicles including tricycles are allowed on the roads. Public transport is limited to those exempted like members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, health workers, media, workers on […]

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Ifugao still COVID-free, urges vigilance to prevent transmission

LAGAWE, Ifugao–The Provincial Health Office enjoins the public to cooperate and report to their respective Barangay Health Emergency Response Team individuals who came from corona virus disease (COVID-19)- affected places for proper action and monitoring to prevent local transmission. The province remains free of COVID-19 but the PHO noted increasing number of persons under monitoring (PUM) and persons under investigation […]

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DSWD CAR implements safety measures amidst COVID-19 threat

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 17—Following the issuance of a department-wide guideline for the prevention, control, and mitigation of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office Cordillera Administrative Region (DSWD FO CAR) will be implementing precautionary measures in the implementation of its programs and services. “The DSWD FO CAR will continue serving the […]

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