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Each room is fitted with two beds for mild and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients. 
Schools—they’re not just for learning anymore. With COVID-19 infections overwhelming hospitals in Metro Manila, the region’s educational institutions have been tapped by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) as new locations for isolation wards. Answering the call, the University of the Philippines converts its ...
 
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Everything you need to know about how to register for vaccinations in Quezon City. 
Through QCProketodo, Quezon City has started vaccinating medical frontliners, seniors, government officials, and people with comorbidities (classified as “A3”). But it is important to note that walk-ins are strictly not allowed. You have to pre-register first before you can get a slot. First, ...
 
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Here's a cheat sheet from the DTI.
Here are guidelines from the Department of Trade and Industry on the operating capacities of businesses during the MECQ or Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine.Metro Manila, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal, and Bulacan were placed under MECQ from April 12 to 30 to halt the spread of the ...
 
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According to the Department of Health.
The pandemic has made one thing apparent: when the going gets tough, the tough get... hoarding—at least those who can afford it. It's understandable as we're all in survival mode, and we can't really count on others to help us with hospitals full. ...
 
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One Viber, Messenger call away.
Medical frontliners on Tuesday pushed for teleconsultations to address the needs of COVID-19 patients on hospital waitlists as the country's healthcare system is overwhelmed worse than it was compared to last year.Due to a surge in COVID cases and a lack of manpower and resources, hospitals ...
 
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“It’s time to focus on the right issues,” says Fruitas founder and CEO Lester Yu.
With over 800,000 recorded cases of COVID-19 infections in the country as of April 5, it’s not inconceivable to think that the Philippines will hit one million cases soon. According to the Department of Health, the number of active cases of the ...
 
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Out-patient closed, scheduled surgeries on hold.
The Philippine Orthopedic Center said Saturday it was temporarily shutting its out-patient department and suspending scheduled surgeries after 117 of its 180 staff tested positive for COVID-19.The Quezon City-based hospital that specializes in bone disorders said that it had been servicing 350-450 ...
 
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Will the ECQ be extended?
Two weeks is the "ideal" timeframe for a lockdown to be effective, the Department of Health said Tuesday, as authorities mull over an extension of the one-week ECQ in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces.Aside from the fact that two weeks is the ...
 
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Your COVID-19 whitelist includes the people you desperately want to be close with.
We’ve all done it.We’ve all broken pandemic protocols. We’ve all gone out for something not essential. We’ve all skipped the masks when we shouldn’t have. We’ve all been less than six feet apart.This may infuriate some but it shouldn’t surprise anybody.We’re one ...
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