LGU-Camalig provides rice and food packs to families/close contacts of Patient#5395 from Brgy. Maninila – the recently confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) case in Camalig, Albay.
A total of eight (8) food packs were handed to said individuals.
As one measure in barring possible transmission of COVID-19 to the community, the close contacts are directed to stay isolated for at least fourteen (14) days – the close contacts will also undergo swab testing on a later date.
The provision of goods aims to cater the basic needs of the close contacts throughout the quarantining/isolation period.
To ensure strict implementation of prevention and control protocols, the Barangay Health Emergency Response Team (BHERT) activated in Brgy. Maninila is set to regularly monitor the close contacts, subject for assessment by the Municipal Health Emergency Response Team (MHERT).
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO