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City ramps up booster vaccination campaign through ‘PinasLakas Puerto Princesa’

The city government is stepping up its vaccination campaign in Puerto Princesa, in collaboration with the Department of Health's (DOH) PinasLakas, with the goal...

EO on face mask not tied to alert level system: DOH

The executive order allowing the voluntary wearing of face masks outdoors is not tied to the alert level system for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19),...

Non-wearing of masks in public, applies to low risk, fully vaxxed individuals

With the implementation of voluntary wearing of face masks in outdoor areas in the country, the Department of Health MIMAROPA reminded the public that...

A Palaw’an tribesman on the frontlines against malaria

When his daughter died at the age of four, Paciano Madlay thought she was just an unlucky victim of a wicked spell. At least...

DILG urges LGUs to take proactive measures vs. dengue

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. on Wednesday instructed local government units (LGUs) to implement strengthened measures against...

PH COVID-19 cases daily average down 10%

The country's COVID-19 cases daily average went down by 10 percent for the period Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, the Department of Health (DOH)...

IATF ‘carefully studying’ proposals to relax mask mandate: DILG

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. on Tuesday said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging...

Covid-19 vaccination activities to continue in schools: DOH

Vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) will continue in schools as part of the PinasLakas campaign, a health official said Friday. “So, hindi...

Palawan remains low risk for monkeypox

The province of Palawan is considered low risk for monkeypox due to the absence of international commercial flights in the province, according to the...

DOH MIMAROPA encourages public to get COVID-19 booster shots

The Department of Health (DOH) MIMAROPA regional office is urging people to get COVID-19 booster shots because the vaccine's potency begins to wane after...

Don’t be complacent even though COVID-19 cases are decreasing – expert

An infectious disease expert has reminded the public not to neglect following the health protocols even though the gradual decrease in the number of...

IMT reports surge in COVID-19 cases in Puerto Princesa

The Incident Management Team (IMT) has observed a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Puerto Princesa City. As of August 26, there were...