LGU-Camalig heads and functionaries holds meeting to discuss stricter Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention and control interventions while preserving local economy, Mayor’s Office conference room, 3rd flr., Mytalic bldg., Camalig Municipal Hall, Brgy. 2, Poblacion, Camalig, Albay.
In compliance with Memorandum Circular No. 21-01, s. 2021 jointly issued by the Department of the Interior & Local Government (DILG), Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE), Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), Department of Tourism (DOT), and Department of Health (DOH), LGU-Camalig is set to implement the COVID-19 Safety Seal Certification Program.
The implementation of the Safety Seal aims to increase compliance by private and public facilities with the minimum public health standards such as but not limited to, wearing of face masks and shields, proper hand hygiene, and observance of social/physical distancing.
The COVID-19 Safety Seal will be issued in printed form for free and will be mandatorily displayed conspicuously at all entrance points of establishments, valid for at least six (6) months upon issuance.
To ensure maximum compliance of said protocol, LGU-Camalig through Executive Order No. 20, s. 2021 created the Inspection and Certification Teams for the COVID-19 Safety Seal Certification Program purposely to inspect, monitor, and determine the eligibility of private and public establishments to receive the Safety Seal Certification with regards to compliance with relative requirements.
The teams are comprised of personnel under DILG, Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Municipal Health Office (MHO), Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office (MDRRMO), Municipal Tourism & Cultural Heritage Office (MTCHO), and the Municipal Engineering Office (MEO).
Recognizing the crucial role of the community in the successful implementation of said program, the general public is encouraged to report non-compliant establishments to LGU-Camalig as violations may result to temporary suspension of operations.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO