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SP warned of contagion from PUIs

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SLOW CONTACT-TRACING, SWAB TESTS THE Provincial Health Office (PHO) was urged by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) to direct towns and cities to step up in their contact-tracing and swab testing capabilities because of reports that there are still many persons under investigation (PUIs) freely moving around, unaware that they are…

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Pangasinan’s S-Pass still in transition

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ONLY 33 LGUs IMPLEMENTING THE provincial government is looking forward to more towns and cities to implement the S-Pass, an online travel management system approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID). According to Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Rhodyn Oro, a…

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Bani mayor tests positive for COVID

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BANI Mayor Gwen Palafox-Yamamoto recently tested positive for COVID-19. In her official Facebook page, Yamamoto said it was on the night of May 3 when the result of her RT-PCR test showed she was positive of the virus. She said it’s been a year that she’s ensuring the safety of…

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Occupancy rate of isolation facilities on 8.4%

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DUE TO LOWER CONTAGION RATE? THE province’s isolation facilities have only seen an average 8.4-percent occupancy rate, according to the Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force. This was revealed last Monday by Pangasinan Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office chief Rhodyn Oro during the question hour of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan. He said…

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FRESH BANGUS IN COMMUNITY PANTRY

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FRESH BANGUS IN COMMUNITY PANTRY — Different religious groups belonging to the  St John the Evangelist Cathedral Parish in Dagupan City have included fresh bangus in their community pantry in addition to eggs, and vegetables for free distribution. The pantry is located beside the church. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)

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San Carlos City launches vaccination survey

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TO determine the vaccine acceptability of eligible residents of San Carlos City, the city health office (CHO) is conducting a survey while waiting for the next allocation of vaccines to arrive. In his Facebook live message on Wednesday, Mayor Julier Resuello announced that a team is gathering data in barangays…

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119 police health personnel get Sinovac jab

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THE Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPPO) reported that 119 police health personnel from various police stations in the province received their first dose of Sinovac vaccine. PPPO spokesperson P/Maj. Arturo Melchor Jr said the inoculation was administered by the PNP provincial health service and the Provincial Health Office (PHO). “All…

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