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KIDAPAWAN CITY RESIDENTS GET FREE DENGUE TESTS

Amid the spike in dengue cases here during the first half of the year, the city government of Kidapawan began providing free tests to residents who manifest symptoms of the mosquito-borne disease.“I urge the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) to double its efforts in the conduct of all preemptive measures to halt […]

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KIDAPAWAN CITY AWARDS HOUSES TO OFW FAMILIES

The National Housing Authority (NHA) and the city government of Kidapawan have awarded 179 housing units to overseas Filipino workers (OFW) under the “OFW Pabahay Project”. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the P57.5 million project intends to shelter the families of OFWs whose houses were destroyed in the series of tremors that hit the province in […]

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KIDAPAWAN CITY OPENS 2ND BIOMOLECULAR LABORATORY

The Kidapawan City government has announced the opening of the newly-completed P35.4-million biomolecular laboratory as a proactive measure against COVID-19 infections. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the Department of Health – Soccsksargen (DOH-12) Director Dr. Aristides Concepcion-Tan personally inspected and gave the go-signal to start the center’s operation. “The laboratory will hasten the diagnosis and confirmation […]

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FREE RIDES TO VAX HUBS IN KIDAPAWAN – EVANGELISTA

Some 500 residents in Kidapawan City had free rides going to vaccination centers with the support of the city’s tricycle and motor taxi groups. Jabby Omandac, president of the Federation of Kidapawan City Tricycles Association (FKITA). said the initiative aims to help poor residents who want to avail of the government’s vaccination rollout get to […]

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1,200 KIDAPAWAN RESIDENTS VAXXED BY ‘RESBUSKUNA’

At least 1,200 qualified residents in Kidapawan City benefited from the weekend “ResBUSkuna” mobile vaccination initiative for the A4 priority group that included walk-in clients and government employees. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said that the program, aptly dubbed “ResBUSkuna,” utilized the mobile vaccination bus stationed at the town center along the Davao-Cotabato national road from 8 […]

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KIDAPAWAN TRIKE DRIVERS FIRST TO GET A4 VAX JABS

An initial 75 tricycle drivers have received their first dose of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine in Kidapawan City as the local government kicked off its inoculation for the A4 or frontline personnel in essential sectors. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the A4 group includes public transport workers, market vendors, construction workers, and all other personnel […]

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NEW ISOLATION FACILITIES OPEN IN KIDAPAWAN CITY

The city government of Kidapawan opened three isolation facilities to address the spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in recent weeks. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the additional facilities are the city gymnasium, the Kidapawan Pilot Elementary School, and a private dormitory, all in Barangay Poblacion. “A total of 150 mild and moderate COVID-19 patients […]

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50 KIDAPAWAN FAMILIES GET NEW HOMES – EVANGELISTA

National government agencies turned over 50 housing worth P25-million to Indigenous Peoples’ families here affected by the 2019 series of strong quakes that hit Kidapawan City and the rest of the Cotabato province.The agencies include the National Housing Authority (NHA), the Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development (DHSUD), and the Office of Civil Defense […]

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KIDAPAWAN CITY GIVES FREE BIRTH REGISTRATIONS

Some 600 poor residents in Kidapawan City have so far benefitted from the free birth certificate and late registration program being initiated by the city government. The ongoing project called “Rehistro Mo, Sagot Ko” aims to provide the city’s indigents with birth certificates and avoid future difficulties in birth registrations. Mayor Joseph Evangelista said this […]

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KIDAPAWAN CITY CONVERTS GYM TO LSI HOLDING FACILITY – EVANGELISTA

The Kidapawan City government has set up bed-holding tents in response to the rising number of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) arriving in the city.Mayor Joseph Evangelista said the facility can accommodate 42 LSIs mounted inside the city gymnasium. “The facility can accommodate 42 LSIs.” “This will serve as the holding area of the arriving LSIs before disembarking […]