In a statement today, March 20, 2020, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has confirmed that the dry season has officially started. According to PAGASA Administrator Vicente Malano, the gradual shift of wind direction from northeasterly to easterly over most parts of the country due to the establishment of the High Pressure […]

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The University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) started preparing and distributing supplementary food and basic hygiene and medical provisions to its stranded students in the city. Some members of UPB’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management team, with the help of volunteer employees, started packing the relief goods after the school administration strategized on the process. […]

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As Baguio City, like the rest of Luzon, is placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), private individuals and groups started reaching out to the city government to provide help as we fight COVID-19 by giving donations. In line with this, Baguio City officials created a centralized system for accepting and distributing donations to residents in […]

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Here are the following COVID-19 Hotlines in the municipality of La Trinidad that you can contact for any concerns and emergency purposes while the Enhanced Community Quarantine is in effect over Luzon. Office/ Station/Unit Hotlines DRRM Office 0939 990 0789 Health Services Office 620 5907 Police Station 0998 985 7568 Information Unit 0910 303 8200 […]

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The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI), in partnership with Taytay, Rizal’s local government unit and the private sector, will work on producing up to 500,000 pieces of masks that can be washed up to 50 times. The production of reusable, washable, and re-wearable (RWR) face masks will help solve […]

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Last March 17, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) made an official recommendation that all who are suspected of coronavirus disease (COVID-19 ) symptoms to avoid taking Ibuprofen. French Officials Statement Regarding Anti-Inflammatory Drugs According to French Officials, taking anti-inflammatory drugs could worsen the effect of the virus. The Lancet Medical Medical Journal Hypothesis The […]

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As part of the implementation of Enhanced Community Quarantine in the entire Luzon, public utility vehicles are not allowed to travel.  To address this, the Municipality of La Trinidad issued an advisory discussing the measures concerning public transportation.  Emergency Vehicle From LGU LGU will provide an emergency vehicle that will be used to transport people […]

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Due to the implemented Enhanced Community Quarantine in the entire Luzon some establishments announced that they will extend the payment of bills. Here are the following establishments: Baguio Water District Water bills for the month of March 2020 will have an extended payment period of 15 days from the due date. Baguio Benguet Community Credit […]

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In light of the Enhanced Community Quarantine declared over the entire Luzon, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong has released an advisory regarding the processing of business permits and city tax payments in the city. Business Permits According to the mayor, the processing of business permits is TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. Hence, business owners whose last name starts […]

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The entire Luzon is now under Enhanced Community Quarantine, for any concerns and questions here are collated a list of contact numbers in Baguio City that you can reach in case of emergency. COVID-19 HOTLINES Everyone is advised to contact any of these numbers if you have developed any signs and symptoms of COVID-19. COVID-HOTLINES […]

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