Vergeire Says DOH Prefers To Keep Mandatory Wearing Of Face Masks In PH

DOH Officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire

DOH Officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire: “The position of the Department of Health is for us to continue on masking but …” VERGEIRE — DOH Officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire said that the Department of Health prefers to keep the mandatory wearing of face masks in the Philippines amidst the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, she said in … Read more

DOH Urges All LGUs To Follow Face Mask Policy

DOH Officer-in-Charge Maria Rosario Vergeire

DOH: “Let us do this in a one nation approach, na hindi tayo mag kanya-kanya” DOH — The Department of Health urged all local government units to follow the face mask policy amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The DOH urged all LGUs to follow the policy on the wearing of face masks. According to the health … Read more

DOH Speaks On CHED’s Updated COVID-19 Guidelines For Full Face-to-Face Classes In Colleges and Universities


DOH: “Even as proof of vaccination is no longer needed, vaccination and boosters for all eligible individuals is still strongly recommended.” DOH — The Department of Health recently spoke on the updated COVID-19 guidelines of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for full face-to-face classes in colleges and universities. The DOH said that CHED consulted … Read more

DOH Calls for Amendment on COVID Vaccination Law in PH

DOH OIC Dr. Maria Rosario Vergeire

DOH Appeals To Senators to Amend the Vaccination Law in Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic DOH – The Department of Health called for an amendment to the COVID-19 vaccination law in the Philippines. The fight against the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing for more than two (2) years now. The Philippines remains under restrictions to fight the … Read more

DOH To Propose Redefining “Fully Vaccinated” To Include 1st Booster Dose

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DOH: “We will propose to the Office of the President that our fully vaccinated definition be refined, that we will now include the first booster shot”  DOH — On Wednesday, the Department of Health said that it will revive the proposal to the Marcos administration to redefine of the term “fully vaccinated” to include those … Read more

Monkeypox Vaccine: DOH Speaks on Possibility for PH To Have It

DOH on Monkeypox Vaccine

DOH Speaks on Monkeypox Vaccine Availability in PH MONKEYPOX VACCINE – The Department of Health (DOH) spoke on the possibility that the Philippines will have the vax. Currently, the world is on guard against the spread of the monkeypox which was recently declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) a global health emergency. Several countries … Read more

DOH Says COVAX To Replace Expired COVID-19 Vax Doses


DOH: “We’ve already gotten the commitment of Covax that they will be replacing all of these expired doses” DOH — The Department of Health said that global vaccine-sharing platform COVAX Facility will replace expired COVID-19 vaccines, including those procured by local government units (LGUs) and private sector. In a press briefing on Tuesday, DOH Officer-in-Charge … Read more

DOH Speaks on Cremation of People who Died of COVID-19

DOH OIC Dr. Maria Rosario Vergeire

DOH Says Cremation of COVID-19 Deceased Is Observed Globally DOH – The Department of Health spoke on the cremation of the people who died of COVID-19 or those linked to the said disease. The Philippines is one of the countries that was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many Filipinos died and the economy of … Read more

Monkeypox Philippines: DOH Speaks on Country’s Readiness

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First Case of Monkeypox in Philippines Confirmed by DOH MONKEYPOX PHILIPPINES – The Department of Health (DOH) spoke on the readiness of the country to manage the cases of monkeypox. The Philippines recently recorded its first case of monkeypox, a disease similar to smallpox which was recently declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) a … Read more