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PRC VAXXES TALIM ISLAND SENIORS, PWDS — GORDON

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to boost its support for the National COVID-19 Vaccination Program. PRC volunteers and staff boarded boats to Talim Island to vaccinate COVID-19 priority groups: A2 or senior citizens and A3 or persons with comorbidities. “Anuman ang mga hamon na kinakaharap natin, ang Red Cross ay laging handa […]

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PRC DEPLOYS BAKUNA BUSES TO 3 REGIONS – GORDON

As the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to be the active ally of the government in the National COVID-19 Vaccination Program, the humanitarian organization drove their Bakuna Buses to Region 4A, Region 6, and Region 7 aiming to vaccinate over 2,250 individuals. “Despite the many challenges of the ongoing pandemic, the PRC staff and volunteers […]

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PRC GIVES CATANDUANES RESIDENTS EMERGENCY SHELTERS

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to support typhoon-affected communities in Catanduanes as the leading humanitarian organization distributes corrugated galvanized iron (CGI) sheets to 1,000 families in the towns of Gigmoto, Baras, Bato, and San Andres. The emergency shelter assistance consists of 10 CGI sheets and a set of shelter toolkits to be given to […]

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PH RED CROSS BAKUNA BUS GOES TO RIZAL – GORDON

As the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to be at the forefront in helping the government in its COVID-19 vaccination initiative, the humanitarian organization drove one of its Bakuna Buses to Barangay Tandang Kutyo, Tanay, Rizal to vaccinate priority groups from A2 to A5. The PRC vaccinated 550 individuals from Tandang Kutyo, Tanay, as this […]

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PH RED CROSS HELPS UNEMPLOYED CEBU PWDS – GORDON

Despite the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) in several parts of the country, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to be at the forefront in providing hope to the most vulnerable. PRC volunteers and staff from the PRC Cebu Chapter sent out food packs to visually impaired individuals whose livelihoods were affected by the pandemic. […]

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PH RED CROSS SETS UP NAIA COVID-19 TESTING BOOTH

To serve our country-bound balikbayans and returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), through the directive of Senator Dick Gordon, mobilized PRC staff and volunteers to set up COVID-19 test booking booth at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminals 1, 2, and 3. Manila International Airport Authority general manager Eddie Monreal […]

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PH RED CROSS VAX JABS NOW OVER 112,000 – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) reached another breakthrough as it has now vaccinated more than 112,000 individuals in its Bakuna Centers and Bakuna Buses nationwide. PRC Health Services Manager Mark Abrigo said they have inoculated 105,481 in their jabs centers and 6,844 through the buses. “We have inoculated 105,481 in their jabs centers and 6,844 […]

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PH RED CROSS ADDS MORE COVID ISOLATION FACILITIES

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has re-intensified its isolation facilities in preparation for the COVID-19 surge as the Department of Health (DOH) recorded more than 8,000 new cases recently. PRC had previously turned unused classrooms at Ateneo, UP, Benilde, and Makati Science High school into isolation facilities in response to the COVID-19 surge that happened […]

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PRC DEPLOYS MEDICAL TENTS IN CEBU — GORDON

As the province of Cebu experiences a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) immediately arranged for the deployment of medical tents to serve as triages and isolation areas in affected areas. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, PRC formulated its response by establishing surveillance, support […]

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PH RED CROSS TESTS OVER 3M FOR COVID-19 – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has tested 3,749,152 for COVID-19, which is 21.80 percent of the country’s total testing numbers, making PRC the country’s leading agency when it comes to COVID-19 testing. “Even with the ECQ [enhanced community quarantine], this August, Red Cross has been testing 8,530 a day,” PRC Chairman and CEO Senator Dick […]