The holidays are here, but be sure to extra C-areful.
Stay safe and healthy from COVID-19, Typhoon Ulysses, and other dangers, like Leptospirosis.
Much of Southern Luzon, including Metro Manila, are now under Signal No. 3.As we face the typhoon season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, follow these important preparedness tips for you and your family.
Wearing a face mask in public places has been scientifically proven to reduce COVID-19 transmission from one person to another. But the improper use of it may also put ourselves and those we care for at higher risk.
Bear in mind the do’s and don’ts of wearing face masks below.
In its released severe weather bulletin, PAGASA forecasted that tropical depression CARINA will bring moderate to heavy rains in the northeastern portions of Luzon while scattered rain showers and thunderstoms will prevail in the rest of Luzon, including Metro Manila.
Whether you are planning to travel outside your community or simply leaving your house to buy essentials, remember that your safety is tied to everyone around you.
Manila, Philippines, 04 June 2020 – In its efforts to combat COVID-19 across Asia Pacific, Fullerton Health announced today that it has launched its COVID-19 symptom checker on its LiveFuller mobile application platform (“LiveFuller”) in the Philippines. Developed using proprietary commercial technology, the symptom checker will be made available free-for-use for the general public and is intended for general well-being and information purposes in the current environment. During these challenging times, Fullerton Health is fully committed to working in close partnership with governments and civic organisations by making available the company’s resources to assist with alleviating the burden on the public health sector.
In the Philippines, a key challenge during this pandemic is the limited capacity and resources for hospital care, contact tracing, and testing of COVID-19 cases. A digital solution that can streamline patient traffic in hospitals may help augment the surge capacity to treat and test COVID-19 and related cases.
The constant coverage of news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic may be taking a toll on children’s emotional and mental well-being, aside from their physical health, now that they spend more time on screen. Parents must play an important role in initiating an open and supportive discussion with their kids to help them cope and understand the current situation.
Learn more on how you can talk to your children during these challenging times below.
Following the implementation of the government’s phased transition plan from ECQ to GCQ in many parts of the country, we expect more employees to get back to work on-site as more sectors and industries are allowed to operate.
Employers and employees are advised to observe strict health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Here are the minimum health standards based on the Interim Guidelines on Workplace Prevention and Control of COVID-19 issued by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Stay safe and healthy.