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LGU-Dinagat Islands distributes packed meals to frontliners

Philippine Information Agency
01 Jun 2020, 16:38 GMT+10

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, June 1 (PIA) -- To help relieve the frontliners from enormous strain at work and to give support to the persons under mandatory quarantine who are accommodated at the municipal care and containment center in Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands, the provincial government of Dinagat Islands distributed healthy meals to them.

Governor Arelen "Kaka" Bag-ao personally went to the market to buy the ingredients and helped in cooking and preparing some 100 packed meals.

These were distributed to the frontliners of the Rural Health Units, Philippine National Police and Bureau of Fire Protection who are deployed to quarantine checkpoints and different barangay health centers. The governor also checked their situation at work.

To protect the communities from the threat of the deadly coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Gov. Bag-ao also urged all the residents to cooperate by staying at home and to follow the imposed guidelines.

She also thanked the government line agencies for the delivery of services, the private entities and other organizations that extended support through financial, food, and medical equipment donations.

Meanwhile, municipal mayor Adolfo "Denden" Longos appreciated the assistance provided by the provincial government of Dinagat Islands to the frontliners.

The frontliners were thankful as well for the kind of support.

LGU-Dinagat Islands also conducted the same activity in the municipalities of Tubajon and Loreto.

The LGU-Dinagat Islands remains steadfast to respond even for COVID-19 worst-case scenario. (SDR/VLG/PIA-Surigao del Norte)

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