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Palawan records six active COVID-19 cases in three municipalities

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) recorded six active COVID-19 cases in three municipalities. According to a PHO update on Palawan's current coronavirus disease tally, four...

Puerto Princesa City and Palawan placed under Alert Level 2 from Nov 22-30

Puerto Princesa City and Palawan will be under Alert Level 2 beginning November 22 to November 30, according to the national government’s announcement on...

39,254 target na mabakunahan sa Puerto Princesa sa ‘Bayanihan, Bakunahan’

Nasa 39,254 ang target na mabakunahan sa Lungsod ng Puerto Princesa sa tatlong araw na National Vaccination Day na tinaguriang Bayanihan, Bakunahan mula Nobyembre...

Palawan has 2 remaining COVID-19 cases

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) recorded two active COVID-19 cases in the town of Quezon. According to a PHO update on Palawan's current coronavirus disease...

Parents urged to vaccinate their kids vs. preventable diseases

The Department of Health (DOH), the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and Rotary International are encouraging all...

DOH urges parents to have kids immunized

The Department of Health (DOH) is encouraging parents to bring their children nine to 59 months old to the nearest immunization post to...

DOH urges public to seek BHERTs’ help amid pandemic

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III emphasized that even though an individual is just experiencing mild symptoms, it is still important for them to stay at home and isolate. He also advised that, in such an occurrence, it is important to contact the Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams (BHERTs), a community organization tasked in managing all Covid-related healthcare needs.

High teen pregnancy rate alarms United Nations Population Fund

UNFPA country representative Iori Kato on Monday, while in the city for the 2019 National Young Leaders Conference, said he was surprised to learn about the reports on teenage pregnancy but pointed out that such a problem is “not unique” to the Philippines.

LGUs urged to promote use of Malasakit Centers

Interior and local government Sec. Eduardo Año is pushing local government officials to promote the use of Malasakit Centers (MCs) to bring medical and...

Diarrhea cases reported in El Nido, but health officials say ‘no outbreak’

Health authorities in El Nido are monitoring the town's drinking water sources and food establishments after some 215 cases of diarrhea were recorded from...

EcoWaste welcomes latest DENR policy vs ‘Erin Brockovich’ chemical

Controlling a cancer-causing substance that was featured in the movie “Erin Brockovich” starring Julia Roberts is at the center of yet another chemical policy...

CHO rolls out anti-COVID booster shots for frontliners, seniors

The Puerto Princesa City Health Office (CHO) is holding a rollout for COVID-19 booster vaccinations at Robinson’s mall for healthcare workers and senior citizens...