District Engineer Alfredo L. Bollido (right) handed a total
of 60 pcs. washable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to
the Biliran Provincial Hospital (BPH) in Naval Biliran
through Dr. Edgar Veloso (left) , Biliran Provincial Health
Officer on June 02, 2020.
donates protective equipment to frontliners
June 8, 2020
NAVAL, Biliran – In
an effort to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019
(COVID-19), the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)
Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) donates Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) to front liners in this province.
David P. Adongay Jr.,
District Engineer said that a total of 120 pcs. washable PPE has
been donated to selected health facilities and response units as a
simple way of showing support to the front liners in the battle
against COVID-19 pandemic.
“Our front liners are
considered new heroes today, protecting us from the unseen enemies,
so it is just right that we armed them with the equipment during
this war against COVID-19 pandemic,” said Adongay.
Meanwhile, Alfredo L.
Bollido, Assistant District Engineer who spearheaded the
distribution of PPE to front liners expressed his strong support and
respect to all workers in the frontline.
“This is just a simple way
to thank our front liner workers in their heroic acts. In this time
of crisis, I wish them to stay healthy and safe to continue serving
and helping our people in need.,” Bollido said.
On June 02, 2020, a total
of 60 pcs. PPE was delivered to Biliran Provincial Hospital, 10 pcs.
to Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Naval, and 20 pcs. PPE to Rural
Health Unit (RHU) -Naval.
On June 04, 2020,
RHU-Almeria also received a total of 10 pcs. PPE and BFP Provincial
Office got 20 pcs.
Biliran Province recorded
its 1st confirmed case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 as
announced by Naval Town Mayor Gerard Espina.
DEO continues to observe strict safety precautionary measures to
protect employees and prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the
workplace following DPWH guidelines on basic personal hygiene,
workplace sanitation and social distancing measures under Department
Order (D.O.) No. 34 series of 2020.