Shortly after the earlier announced declaration of the city of Baguio under community quarantine by Mayor Benjamin Magalong, President Duterte has announced the whole Luzon, including NCR, to be put under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) starting 12:00 AM of March 17, 2020 to 12:00 AM of April 13, 2020, as per the Proclamation Nos. 929 […]

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UPDATE: Entire Luzon is now under Enhanced Community Quarantine After the executive-legislative meeting held earlier today at the Baguio City Hall, as per Executive Order No. 065-20, Baguio City will be placed under community quarantine in order to keep the locality free from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19). According to the EO, the city will be […]

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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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Under the Executive Order No. 2019 – 013, Provincial Governor of Benguet Melchor Diclas ordered the suspension of classes in  ALL LEVELS in the Province of Benguet for both PUBLIC and PRIVATE Schools starting March 13 until March 22, 2020, as a precautionary measure against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). EO No. 2019 – 013 Suspension of ALL classes in the Province of Benguet (Public and Private) […]

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After discussions with health officials and members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF), President Rodrigo Duterte announced that Metro Manila will be placed under Community Quarantine and that stringent social distancing measures will be implemented for thirty (30) days in the National Capital Region (NCR). Guidelines for NCR’s Community Quarantine for […]

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Under Memorandum No. 36, Series of 2020 signed by Mayor Benjamin Magalong, the assistance of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) is enforced to strictly impose CURFEW for MINORS between 9 PM – 4 AM. The strict implementation of the curfew of minors is part of the implemented directives of COVID-19 Inter-Agency Task Force to safeguard the youth and to prevent the transmission of coronavirus disease […]

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Circular about the prohibition on the Online Selling of Essential Emergency Medical Supplies beyond the price ceiling/range set by the Department Memorandum No. 2020-0058 and Department Memorandum No. 2020-0058-A. What is Department Memorandum No. 2020-0058 and Department Memorandum No. 2020-0058-A? Both Department Memorandum was issued by the Department of Health (DOH). It is the declaration […]

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The Anti-Moma Ordinance authored by Councilor Joel Alangsab was approved by the City Council of Baguio during its third and final reading. Anti-Moma Ordinance This ordinance is entitled, “Regulating the chewing, spitting of moma or betel quid in public places, and selling of moma products to minors in the City of Baguio, imposing penalties for […]

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[UPDATED as of March 16, 2020] The As per Executive Order No. 60, series of 2020, Mayor Benjamin Magalong orders the extension of the suspension of classes in all levels in Baguio City until April 15, 2020, or until assessment by the COVID-19 Inter-Agency Task Force, as a proactive response to the growing global concerns […]

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Following Proclamation No.922 issued by President Rodrigo Duterte, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued a strict implementation that the price of all basic necessities will be frozen for 60 days. What is Proclamation No. 922? Proclamation No. 922 is the declaration of State of Public Health Emergency throughout the Philippines due to the […]

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