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Self-care is important. But the questions are, what does it actually mean? And why is it so vital especially during times like this, during the pandemic? When you will look up in google what the word “self-care” means, its dictionary definition will tell you that it is the practice of taking action to preserve or […]

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Ever since the pandemic has emerged, many people all over the globe have been staying within the walls of their homes more often. In our case, community quarantines and lockdown orders are being implemented by both the national and the city government to prevent further spread of the virus, thus keeping us within our residences. […]

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The main neurological symptom and one of the most common indicators of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is anosmia or the temporary loss of smell. Studies suggest that compared to other well-known symptoms such as fever and cough, the temporary loss of smell better predicts the disease. However, the mechanisms behind the loss of smell […]

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In some countries all over the world, the Philippines included, wearing personal protective equipment such as face mask is already required due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Although masks alone are not enough in providing an adequate level of protection against COVID-19, it should still be used as part of the measures […]

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According to Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the clinical trials for Lagundi as a supplemental treatment for individuals with COVID-19 will start by August 1, 2020 or earlier if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance is released. Here’s the statement of DOST Secretary Dela Peña during the […]

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Are you a resident from another city or province and have a medical appointment in Baguio City? Then your reason of entering the city counts as an essential travel. However, you must still have to bring the necessary documents and follow the proper process. The requirements and process for those who are planning to enter […]

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  Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong said that presence of moma spit on barangays will be a reason to order lockdown. With this, Mayor Magalong ordered the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) to do aggressive drive against unregulated chewing and spitting of Moma or Betel Nut which is a violation of the Anti-Moma ordinance of […]

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Following the World Health Organization’s (WHO) announcement that Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) ‘can be characterized as a pandemic,’ the alert level for the disease was raised to Code Red Sub-level 2 in the Philippines yesterday, March 12, 2020. Now, the city government of Baguio is working on intensifying efforts in preparation for preventing the spread of […]

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The City Council of Baguio approved the ordinance mandating all fitness trainers or instructors to undergo first aid training and related courses conducted by the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) or any concerned government agency. Councilor Joel Alangsab authored the ordinance and was approved during its third and final reading. Required Establishments to Follow the […]

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The City Government of Baguio approved the ordinance prohibiting the sale of wet wipes and other similar baby products with harmful ingredients in the City of Baguio. The ordinance was authored by Vice Mayor Faustino Olowan and was signed by Mayor Benjamin Magalong last January 28, 2020. 6 Wet Wipes that are Banned The brands […]

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