Angono LGU Limits Health Unit Operations Due to COVID – Manila Bulletin

Angono LGU limits health unit operations due to COVID

With more frontline staff in quarantine or in isolation facilities after contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Angono Municipal Government Health Office has been operating at limited capacity since January 11.

The Angono public information office said that the operations of the municipal health office have resulted in the reduction of the number of people to be vaccinated against COVID-19 at the COVID 1 vaccination satellite near the dental office and the municipal library.

Only the first 50 people who obtain a queue number at the dental office will be accommodated at the vaccination site.

The operation of TB-DOT (Tuberculosis-Directly Observed Treatment Strategy) for people with or suspected of having TB has also been temporarily suspended until further notice.

The municipal government also announced that the second dose of vaccination for the pediatric population, initially scheduled for January 11, has been moved to January 14 at the SM Angono Center, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rabies vaccination, pharmacy, issuance of permits by the sanitation bureau and issuance of medical certificate to the municipal health bureau are however not affected by the limited operations of the municipal government office affected by COVID. .

In his Facebook Live update on January 11, Deputy Mayor Gerardo Calderon revealed that he began self-isolating after one of his employees tested positive for COVID-19.

As of January 11, the art capital of the Philippines had 489 active cases, the highest one-day tally since March 2020.

The municipal government did not post any announcements or updates on the city’s COVID-19 situation on its social media pages on January 12.



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