COVID-19: A threat to the Filipino Community

Friday, March 13, 2020

In light with ongoing threat of the COVID-19 which hits different places in the country, the Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (M.E.S.U) of the Municipal Health Office of Taytay confirms that there is no confirmed case of the deadly disease in our municipality. Still they are monitoring and they are ready for any case notifications regarding the disease.

 

We advise to do the practices to prevent the invasion of COVID-19:

 

1. Hand Washing. Bringing of Alcohol, as an alternative to keep your hands clean.

2. Cough Etiquette - always cover your mouth when coughing anywhere.

3. Avoid any crowded places or travelling outside the country to avoid contact of the virus.

4. Consult to a doctor immediately if symptoms of the disease occur.

5. Always be healthy and eat healthy foods. Drink 8-10 glasses of water within the day and you may take vitamins to be more protected from any diseases.

 

6. You may also wear facemask as an alternative to protect yourself when going outside to avoid contact with any persons that may contain the disease.

The following Hospitals in the municipality like the Taytay Emergency Hospital, Taytay Doctors Mulstispecialty Clinic and Hospital, Manila East Medical Center and Taytay Maternity and Children Hospital are ready to serve you. In cooperation with the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (R.E.S.U) and Department of Health are always ready against this Notifiable Diseases.

 

Due to this invasion of the deadly disease, President Rodrigo Duterte signs Proclamation No. 922 declaring a State of Public Health Emergency throughout the country.

 

The Provincial Government of Rizal suspends classes from March 12 to 19, 2020 in all levels which include public and private schools as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. To take opportunity to this class suspension, fumigation was conducted in different schools and public places in the municipality to disinfect the virus.

(Councilor Kyle Gacula as he gives statement regarding the fumigation of the San Francisco Elementary School in Barangay Muzon, Taytay last March 12, 2020.)

 

The New Municipal Building was also included in the fumigation. Mist blowing disinfection was therefore carried out at every rooms and workstations, floors, railings, CRs, door handles, staircases, elevator and all common places frequently touched by everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Courtesy: 

 

Taytay Public Information Office

Presidential Communications (Government of the Philippines)

Manila Public Information Office | CNN Philippines

 

Video Screenshot: Taytay Public Information Office

 

 

 

 

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