Bacolod gov’t buys 1K sets of virus protective gear

first_imgVargas said the orientation aimed toharmonize the preparedness and response plans of the barangays and to establishguidelines to prevent, contain, and mitigate the possible transmission of thevirus. Executive Assistant Jomarie Vargas,cluster head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office(CDRRMO), said these protective gears will be used by health and rescuepersonnel should they need to respond to COVID-19 cases. Each setof PPE costs P3,750. The PPE includes protective clothing, gloves, goggles,facemasks and other equipment designed to protect the wearer frominfection.  Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, head ofthe local inter-agency task force on COVID-19, said part of the P10-millionstandby fund the city council had allocated last week went to the procurementof PPE sets. BACOLOD City – The city governmentpurchased at least 1,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) againstthe coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19).center_img Dr. Anna Maria Laarni Pornan of theCity Health Office together with CDRRMO personnel demonstrated the donning anddoffing of PPEs at the New Government Center on Feb.17. Personnel of the Bacolod City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office demonstrate how to put on personal protective equipment in case they are called to respond to confirmed coronavirus disease cases. The city government recently purchased at least 1,000 sets of personal protective equipment that P3,750 each. BACOLOD CITY PIO The task force also distributed facemask, alcohol and gloves to every barangays of this city./PNlast_img


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