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MMDA TO PERSONNEL: KEEP WEARING FACE MASK OUTDOORS

In light of Executive Order No. 3 allowing the voluntary wearing of face masks in outdoor settings, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has encouraged its field personnel to continue wearing face masks outdoors and in open spaces. MMDA Acting Chairman Engr. Carlo Dimayuga III said that the wearing of face masks serves as protection […]

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Politics

CUA: LGUS TO BOOST VAXXING FOR ‘MASKLESS’ PH

The national government should work urgently with local government units to improve its booster vaccination numbers to ensure a smooth transition to a “maskless Philippines,”  Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines president Dax Cua said. This, after Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., on Monday, approved an executive order that makes the wearing of face masks […]

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Food, Health & Fitness Science & Technology

WEAR MASKS THAT OFFER THE BEST PROTECTION

You may have already heard by now that many of us experience symptoms of the still-dreaded COVID-19 virus. Despite nearly half of the population completing their primary vaccine doses, some still fell ill and caught the virus. Fortunately, though, it protected them from experiencing the worse symptoms of the virus that could lead to hospitalization—an […]

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VINTAR RESIDENTS TO BE FINED FOR NOT WEARING MASKS

The municipal government of Vintar in Ilocos Norte has warned residents to wear a face mask or other protective covering if they do not want to pay a fine of up to P5,000 or render 120 hours of community service. In a six-page executive order signed by Vintar Mayor Larisa Foronda, the municipal government reminded […]

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Government

DISPOSE OF MASKS, FACE SHIELDS PROPERLY – CIMATU

Following the recent discovery of single-use face masks entangled in the coral reefs of Anilao, Batangas, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said the increasing amount of improperly discarded household healthcare wastes during the pandemic has become a serious cause for concern. Cimatu said “the recent discovery of disposable face masks, plastic face shields, and other household […]