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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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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In an announcement made by the Mayor of La Trinidad Benguet, Mayor Romeo Salda, the EXECOM as a body decided to cancel the celebration of the Strawberry Festival. This is upon the advice of the Department of Health (DOH) as a way to ensure the safety of the public from the spread of the Novel […]

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Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong is ordering barangay units to activate, mobilize, and deploy their barangay health emergency response teams (BHERTs) and to implement the directives provided by the 2019-nCoV Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF). Through Executive Order No. 33, S. 2020, the mayor urges barangay units to implement preventive measures and educate residents in their […]

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The Department of Education (DepEd) has suspended its national and regional events scheduled this February 2020 as a proactive response to the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (nCoV ARD). The upcoming activities included in the suspension are the following: National Science and Technology Fair (NSTF) DATE: February 10 to 14, 2020 VENUE: (to be announced) […]

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