City hall holds first flag ceremony after 3 months of virus lockdown

first_imgSenior citizens (those 60 years old and older) and youngsters (those below 21 years old) here may go out of their houses but only for the following reasons: He said this is one of the reasons why he allowed the elderly and youngsters to go out of their homes during the general modified community quarantine (MGCQ). ILOILO City – The city government conducted a flag-raising ceremony yesterday morning, over roughly three months after the metro was placed under strict community quarantine to avert transmission of coronavirus disease 2019. While the city aims to shift to the “new normal,” Treñas stressed that health protocols should be ensured.  Treñas mentioned his plans to create programs that would cushion the mental impact of quarantine. “Mag-observe sang social distancing, use face mask and alcohol all the time para sigurado man ang health sang tanan naton nga mga pumoluyo,” the mayor said. * if they are going to work Treñas recently issued Executive Order No. 086-B, Series of 2020 reiterating the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on the movement of people under MGCQ. Treñas also said he had not ordered compliance officers to be strict and immediately apprehend people not observing physical distancing or not wearing facemask. “Indi sila pagdakpon, aton guro sa syudad indi kita magdakop, masaway lang kita. We have to be considerate, pila na ka bulan nabukot ang aton tigulang, ang mga vulnerable sector in society but kinahanglan man sila hatagan tyansa,” Treñas said. He assured that transactions at the city hall offices are ongoing and minimum health standards are in place. * to stroll or exercise at the Iloilo Esplanade “Gusto ko makita na sang tanan nga naga-amat-amat na kita balik sa normal,” said Mayor Treñas Jerry during Monday’s activity. * to buy basic necessities According to Treñas, compliance officers won’t apprehend these segments of the population if their reasons for leaving their houses were among those he cited. Mayor Jerry Treñas (center) of Iloilo Iloilo City together with Sangguniang Panlungsod members, city hall departments and employees attend a flag-raising ceremony at the Plaza Libertad grounds on Monday, three months after the metro was placed under community quarantine to avert transmission of coronavirus disease 2019. ARNOLD ALMACEN/CMO The city government has mobilized over 200 compliance officers to ensure that people minimum public health safety standards such as the wearing of facemask, observing physical distancing and frequent handwashing. Sangguniang Panlungsod members, city hall department heads and employees were all present. These measures can curb the spread of coronavirus disease 2019, according to the Department of Health./PNlast_img

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