Posts Tagged DOH

DOH warns public on possible airborne transmission of COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 10, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) has warned the public on the possible airborne transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Despite the lack of further studies, the Health Department said they...

DOH sees clustering of COVID-19 cases in over 400 areas nationwide

Robie de Guzman   •   July 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported it has monitored around 488 clustering of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in different areas in the country. The DOH...

DOH urges employers to strictly implement health protocols in workplaces

Robie de Guzman   •   July 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday called on employers from both the public and private sectors to strictly enforce minimum health standards to prevent the spread...

Deployment of Barrio Doctors to Cebu City now voluntary – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   June 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has changed its decision of mandatory deployment of barrio doctors to Cebu City, the new epicenter of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), following...

Manual disinfection still more effective than UV light devices—DOH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 26, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) cautions the public against using ultraviolet light devices to disinfect against coronavirus. DOH Spokesperson Usec. Rosario Vergeire said the World Health Organization (WHO) only recommended...

Wearing facemasks, social distancing can help curb COVID-19 spread in PUVs – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   June 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday reiterated that wearing facemasks and observing social distancing can help prevent the spread of novel coronavirus disease, especially when riding...

Ombudsman probes Duque, DOH execs over alleged COVID-19 response anomalies

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 17, 2020

Ombudsman Samuel Martires on Wednesday (June 17) ordered an investigation on Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque and other DOH officials over alleged irregularities in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

DOH includes jail personnel, social workers among priority groups for COVID-19 tests

Marje Pelayo   •   June 12, 2020

MANILA, Philippines —Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has signed the updated guidelines for the expansion of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing which now includes jail personnel, social workers, and other...

Mga buntis na nagpapa-konsulta at nanganganak sa ospital sa gitna ng COVID-19 crisis, kakaunti lang – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   June 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Kakaunti lamang ang bilang ng mga buntis na pumupunta sa mga ospital upang magpa-check up at manganak mula nang mangyari ang krisis sa novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Duque takes responsibility over compensation mess

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 5, 2020

Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said he is taking the responsibility for the delayed compensation for health workers hit by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a tweet,...

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