CAMIGUIN (PIA)—In line with the emergency measures to prevent incidence of COVID-19 in the province, Provincial Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo imposed additional protocols in relation to the health emergency in the province, March 15.
Under the Executive Order No. 11A, classes in all schools and training institutions are suspended starting March 16 until April 11. Students are advised to stay at home and refrain from going out except for accessing essential goods and services.
For students to catch up with their educational requirements during the period of suspension, schools shall provide alternative methods of learning such as home study modules.
In ensuring the equitable opportunity of all consumers, the rationing of prime commodities shall be strictly imposed.
Hoarding of prime commodities is forbidden.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and all local government units concerned are directed to regularly inspect all stores to ensure compliance.
DTI shall prepare a list of prime commodities together with its allowable retail price and the maximum amount of any single purchase.
In observance of social distancing protocol, all government and private establishments and offices are encouraged to put up a rationalized flexible time schedule provided that the same shall not affect the output levels of products and services.
Guidelines and advisories of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), DTI, and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) shall be followed.
All manufacturing, retail, and service establishments are advised to remain open, provided that they observe the proper social distancing measures.
Pertaining to the COVID-19 health emergency or violations, all local government units including barangays are required to put up hotline numbers where the public may call for advice or information and for receiving complaints or reports.
Official announcements shall be made through those hotline numbers.
Any person who violates any of the directives without any justifiable cause shall be prosecuted accordingly. (Marc Ian A. Salem/PIA10)