DOH Says LGUs May Still Require Constituents To Wear Face Masks

DOH Officer-in-Charge Maria Rosario Vergeire

DOH: “The local governments have that prerogative of imposing this kind of mandates, for example sa mask” DOH — The Department of Health said that local government units (LGUs) may still implement the mandatory wearing of face masks in their respective areas under certain circumstances. DOH Officer-in-Charge Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a press briefing … Read more

DILG Reminds LGUs Not To Buy, Use Luxury Vehicles For Operations

DILG Secretary Benjamin “Benhur” C. Abalos

DILG: “Dapat po tayong maging halimbawa sa ating mga nasasakupan sa masinop na paggamit ng pondo ng bayan” DILG — The Department of the Interior and Local Government reminded local government units (LGUs) that they are not allowed to buy or use luxury vehicles for their operations. In a statement On Wednesday, DILG Secretary Benjamin … Read more

DILG Says LGUs Not Following Indoors Face Mask Policy To Be “Disciplined”

DILG Secretary Benhur Abalos

DILG: “Sinabi nga ni Usec. Vergeire about the indoors, we really have to implement this one.” DILG — The Department of the Interior and Local Government warned that local government units (LGUs) not following the national government’s policy on the use of face masks indoors will be “disciplined”. To recall, Interior Secretary Benhur Abalos said … 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

DILG Orders LGUs, PNP To Stop Illegal Online Sabong Ops


DILG: “Dahil illegal po ito, hindi n’yo po alam kung saan napupunta ang inyong pera or kung may dayaan.” DILG — The Department of the Interior and Local Government has ordered the local government units (LGUs) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to stop the illegal online sabong (online cockfighting) operations in their respective areas … Read more

FDA Plans To Ask LGUs To Prohibit “Sari-Sari” Stores From Selling Medicines


The FDA plans to ask LGUs to prohibit “sari-sari” stores from selling medicines. FDA — The Food and Drug Administration plans to ask local government units (LGUs) to prohibit “sari-sari” stores from selling medicines in order to prevent the sale of fake ones. FDA officer-in-charge Oscar Gutierrez mentioned the idea to President Rodrigo Duterte in … Read more

Malacañang Warns LGUs vs Lifting Face Shield Policy

Roque on International Law Commission

Malacañang warned LGUs against lifting face shield policy. MALACAÑANG PALACE — Malacañang recently warned the local government units (LGUs) against lifting the face shield policy. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque was asked about his thoughts on the use of face shields in the country. “Ako po, personally, dahil galing po sa New York, nakita ko na … Read more

DOH, LGUs Commence MR-OPV SIA Amidst Typhoon, COVID-19 Pandemic


DOH, LGUs commenced MR-OPV SIA amidst typhoon and COVID-19 pandemic The Department of Health (DOH) and the local government units (LGUs) had commenced the Measles, Rubella, and Oral Polio Vaccine Supplemental Immunization Activity (MR-OPV SIA) amidst typhoon and coronavirus pandemic. This, as DOH and LGUs commenced the MR-OPV SIA despite the heavy rainfall brought about … Read more