The public is hereby informed that there are some individuals claiming to be me or somebody connected to my office calling or texting local government officials and police stations for purposes allegedly to make donations or seek the support of LGUs for supposed programs and projects of the Department, among others.
As a matter of policy, this office communicates with LGUs and other agencies of the Department through official channels. Therefore, the public is advised not to entertain any request from any person claiming to be me or someone connected to my office without proper verification. LGUs and PNP stations who are contacted by these unscrupulous individuals may verify the call or text with the...
Upang makasiguro na ang mga dental health professionals at kanilang mga pasyente ay hindi malantad sa panganib na magkasakit ng COVID-19, inatasan ng Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ang lahat ng local government units (LGUs) na siguruhing ang mga dentista sa kanilang nasasakupan ay magsusuot na personal protective equipment (PPE) at ang kanilang klinika ay sumusunod sa health and safety standards na ipinalabas ng Department of Health (DOH).
"Sa pagpapagawa ng dental procedures, magkalapit ang dentista at pasyente. Kaya lalong dapat magsuot ng PPE ang mga dentist para sa kanilang kaligtasan at ng kanilang mga pasyente," sabi ni DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año.
Kinumpirma ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año na maaari nang umangkas sa mga motorsiklo ang mga mag-asawa o live-in partners simula Hulyo 10, Biyernes. Kailangan lamang lagyan ng protective shield sa pagitan ng dalawang nakasakay ayon sa mga guidelines na itinakda ng Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID).
“Simula bukas, July 10, papayagan na natin ang back-riding ngunit sa couples lang muna. Alam naman natin ang sitwasyon ngayon, tumataas ang bilang ng mga positive cases. At least ang couple ay nakatira sa iisang bahay lang ‘yan,” ayon kay Año.
To ensure that dental health professionals and their patients are not exposed to the risk of contracting COVID-19, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) enjoins all local government units (LGUs) to see to it that dentists within their areas or jurisdiction wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and that their clinics follow all the health and safety standards prescribed by the Department of Health.
"The nature of dental operation requires close proximity of a dentist and a patient. Kaya lalong dapat magsuot ng PPE ang mga dentist para sa kanilang kaligtasan at ng kanilang mga pasyente," DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año said.
The DILG Chief said that the dynamics of the dental...
Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año confirmed today that back-riding in motorcycles will now be allowed but for couples and live-in partners starting tomorrow, July 10, 2020 utilizing motorcycles with protective shields between both riders in compliance with the guidelines set by the Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID).
“Simula bukas, July 10, ay papayagan na natin ang back-riding ngunit sa couples lang muna. Alam naman natin ang sitwasyon ngayon, tumataas ang bilang ng mga positive cases. At least ang couple ay nakatira sa iisang bahay lang ‘yan,” he said.
To supply some of the basic needs of numerous locally stranded individuals (LSIs) who are waiting to be fetched by their respective local government units (LGUs), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- Region 10, Philippine Councilors League (PCL) Regional Chapter and the Rotary Club of Kalayaan joined forces to support the LSIs in Northern Mindanao.
DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe expressed his gratitude to PCL Region 10 Chairperson George Gualberto S. Goking and Rotary Club of Kalayaan head Dale Lagonera for recently turning over food provision and 100 hygiene kits for the LSIs in support of the Department’s Humanitarian Assistance...
The 771 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in the Villamor Air Base Elementary School (VABES) and Philippine State College of Aeronautics (PhilSCA) in Pasay have been provided transport and are now in transit to their homes.
Braving uncertainties and danger brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, said LSIs were staying at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and nearby areas to find any means of transport to get home.
National government agencies led by DILG-NCR, Department of Education-NCR (DepEd-NCR), Department of Social Welfare and Development-NCR (DSWD-NCR), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), AFP-Leadership Development Center (AFP-LDC), Joint Task Force-NCR (AFP JTF-NCR),...
While Northern Mindanao is now reclassified under a modified general community quarantine, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region X Field Office (DILG-10) called on the local government units (LGUs) to stay vigilant and adapt to the ‘new normal’ to prevent resurgence of COVID-19 cases.
DILG 10 Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe underscored that provincial governors, city/municipal mayors, and punong barangays should continue to follow the guidelines being implemented by the national government and their respective LGUs whatever community quarantine classification they may belong.
“We will only be fully prepared if everyone does their part. This is...
Region XII ranked third in the latest bulletin of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) of best performing regions with the highest distribution of the first tranche of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) of the government.
The region reached an accomplishment rate of 98.92% as of 11:59 PM of May 10, the last extended date of payout set by DILG to LGUs, DILG Central Office confirmed.
DILG XII’s combined effort and strong collaboration with the LGUs and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DILG) XII, led by Regional Director Cezario Joel Espejo, paved way to this accomplishment, said DILG XII Regional Director Josephine...
Local government units (LGUs) need not grope in the dark in conducting contact tracing in the fight against the 2019 coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
They have much to learn from Baguio City whose best practice was featured in the 9th Online Talakayan Series dubbed L!STONG UGNAYAN produced by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), through its Local Government Academy (LGA) held last April 22, 2020.
The online interfacing aired via live stream over the LGA website discussed pioneering ways to fight Covid-19 particularly on the contact tracing and detection experiences in the City of Baguio.
As a resource person, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong shared the...