TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental (PIA)–After more than three months of delay due to COVID-19 pandemic, the distribution of women’s incentives which usually highlighted the Women’s Month celebration was finally conducted.
Tangub City Mayor Jennifer Wee-Tan, with the city council, City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), City Health Officer Dr. Janice C. Biete and Federated Women President Tessie Lomanta met with the barangay captains, barangay women presidents and members of Tangub City Federation of Women’s Association to distribute the incentives, which are comprised of shawl, Vitamin C, and bags (only for three barangays) and conduct the COVID-19 Lecture and Updates at Function Hall 1, June 29.
“Bisan pa sa tanang kakulian, ang syudad naghuna-huna gihapon sa mga Tangubanong kababainhan (Even with the challenges we are facing, the city is still thinking of the women in Tangub),” Women Welfare Program Chair and Councilor Wilma R. Canama said.
For her part, Tan congratulated the frontliners who are protecting the city against the spread of coronavirus. “Do not take COVID-19 lightly, because it will never distinguish whether you are rich or poor. Dili tiaw-tiaw ang COVID-19 (COVID-19 is not a joke)” she said.
Tan encouraged the women to help contain the spread of COVID-19 by reporting to the authorities whenever there are violators of the implemented policies.
“You are the soldiers, let us pray and we will be safe if we do our part,” Tan said.
As for home quarantined persons especially those in the schools, Biete emphasized the agreed terms and policies including room inspection and contacts of LSI/ROF, use of disposable masks, hand hygiene practice, standard precautions for all, food handling of LSI/ROF, disposal of the used gloves, tissue papers and masks, and cleaning and disinfecting of the room. She emphasized that visitors, caregivers, even family members of the LSIs and ROFs are not allowed to go inside the room.
(Tangub City Information Office/PIA10)