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DOLE, PGH Link Up To Help Establish OFW Hospital Operations

The Department of Labor and Employment and Philippine General Hospital to help manage the clinical services of the country's first hospital for OFWs in Pampanga.

CBCP Supports Health Breaks In Schools

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines - Episcopal Commission on Catechesis and Catholic Education has expressed support for the declared "health breaks" in schools in areas under Alert Level 3 as the country battles a surge in Covid-19 infections.

PCG Transports Over 2K Tons Of Relief Goods To ‘Odette’-Hit Areas

The Philippine Coast Guard has so far transported more than 2,000 tons of relief goods to areas in need following the devastation of Typhoon Odette last December.

Alert Level Escalation Depends On Hospital Utilization Rate

The shift to Alert Level 4 status in the National Capital Region and neighboring areas is possible but only if the hospital bed utilization rate for Covid-19 patients increases to 71 percent.

Omicron Cases May Double In February: DOH

The Department of Health is seeing a community transmission of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the National Capital Region although a peak in the number of cases is not expected until next month.

House-To-House Jabs For Seniors, People With Comorbidities Pushed

Malacañang has renewed its call for local government units to consider house-to-house vax drives to get more senior citizens and persons with comorbidities vaccinated against Covid-19.

Villar Aims To Strengthen The Livestock Industry

Senator Cynthia Villar has renewed the pitch to boost the Philippines' livestock industry.

K-12 Classes In QC Public Schools Suspended Jan. 15-22

The Quezon City government heeded suggestions for an academic break as it announced Friday the class suspension from Kindergarten to Senior High School.

Manila Bans Physical Activities During Sto. Niño Fiesta

The Manila City government has prohibited all physical activities related to the upcoming celebration of the Sto. Niño Fiesta in Tondo and Pandacan amid the rising Covid-19 infections in the National Capital Region.

DOH Shortens Quarantine, Isolation For Fully-Vaccinated

The Department of Health has released its updated guidelines, cutting short the isolation and quarantine period of fully vaccinated individuals with Covid-19 and their close contacts.

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