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ABANTE : GIVE FRONTLINERS, SENIORS BOOSTER SHOTS

With government storage facilities now full of vaccines, Deputy Speaker Benny Abante Jr. is urging the The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to direct local government units (LGUs) to begin administering COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to medical frontliners and senior citizens if demand for vaccines has slowed down. According […]

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Hobbies & Advocacies

SMC WAIVES P230 MILLION MEDICAL FRONTLINERS TOLL

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has waived a total of P230.7 million in toll fees for medical workers as of June 2, as part of its support for front liners against the COVID-19 pandemic, the company reported. The free toll program, which regularly benefits more than 10,000 medical front liners, has been in effect at the […]

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Hobbies & Advocacies

SMC GIVES CEBU MEDICAL FRONTLINERS P2M INSURANCE

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) said it has completed providing life insurance coverage to about 5,000 medical frontliners from 18 hospitals across Cebu, who are now insured for P2 million each.  “We started this initiative several months ago, at the height of COVID-19 cases in Cebu, when our medical front liners there were really having a […]

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Business & Economy

6 MONTHS INTO PANDEMIC, OVER 10K MEDICAL FRONTLINERS BENEFIT FROM SMC FREE TOLL

Six months since it was first implemented at the start of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in March, San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) free toll assistance to medical frontliners has already reached P72.4 million in free toll and has served over 10,000 medical frontliners in Metro Manila and in nearby provinces. The program, which is in […]

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Politics

RELEASE DAILY VIRUS HAZARD PAY OF FRONTLINERS – PANGILINAN

On National Heroes’ Day, Senator Kiko Pangilinan called on the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that medical frontliners receive their P500 daily hazard pay. “Let us honor and celebrate our everyday heroes against COVID (coronavirus disease) by paying them their due, and releasing their daily hazard pay is the least we could do,” Pangilinan said. “Releasing […]

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Government

DPWH TURNS OVER 2 MORE DORMS AT QUEZON MEMORIAL CIRCLE – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently turned-over to the local government of Quezon City two additional cluster dormitories inside the Quezon Memorial Circle (QMC) as temporary accommodations for medical personnel.Secretary Mark Villar said the accommodation facilities set-up by DPWH Task Force to Facilitate Augmentation of National and Local Health Facilities will […]

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Government

GOV’T READY TO LISTEN AND GIVE ASSISTANCE TO HEALTH CARE WORKERS – NOGRALES

“The President listens to the pleas of our health care workers (HCWs). He will address the concerns of our medical frontliners. In fact, the IATF will discuss this urgent matter to give concrete solutions to problems facing our HCWs.” Cabinet Secretary and Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases co-chair Karlo […]

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Government

FREE RIDES AT PASIG RIVER FERRY SERVICE FOR MEDICAL FRONTLINERS, GOV’T WORKERS – LIM

The operations of the Pasig River Ferry Service will only be limited to medical frontliners and government employees in support of their need for transportation with the reimposition of the modified community quarantine (MECQ) over Metro Manila. Free ferry rides will be available at the following stations:  Pinagbuhatan, San Joaquin, Guadalupe, Valenzuela, Lawton and Escolta […]

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Government

DPWH COMPLETES OFF-SITE DORM FOR PAMPANGA HOSPITAL FRONTLINERS – VILLAR

A new off-site dormitory that will serve as temporary shelter for medical personnel of the Jose B. Lingad Memorial General Hospital (JBLMGH) in San Fernando City, Pampanga was recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). “DPWH assures the continuous assistance to the Department of Health in the provision of the much-needed […]

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Politics

DOH BEGINS RELEASING P1-M ASSISTANCE TO FAMILIES OF FALLEN MEDICAL FRONTLINERS – GORDON

With families of medical frontliners who died in the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) already starting to receive the P1-million assistance from the government, Senator Dick Gordon thanked the Department of Health (DOH) for immediately acting on the matter after he had revealed the delay in the release of the said assistance. Gordon made […]