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Aringay, La Union unveils COVID-19 Isolation Facility
The Municipality of Aringay, led by Mayor Eric Sibuma, inaugurates its COVID-19 Isolation Facility on November 18, 2020 at Pangao-aoan East, Aringay, La Union.
The event was graced by DILG RD James F. FAdrilan, DILG La Union PD Virgilio P. Sison, PHO II
Eduardo Posadas representing La Union Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III, IC Freddie Evangelista representing OCD R1 RD Eugene Cabrera and DMO III Rose Lulu Pagaduan representing DOH R1 RD Dr. Valeriano Lopez.
Mayor Sibuma says that the facility is “part of our commitment to provide services especially (during) the pandemic.” He added that the project was sourced from the Bayanihan funds and cost Php 7,243,374.00
DILG RD Fadrilan commended the LGU for establishing the facility, saying that it “shows readiness should there be cases.”
The isolation facility has a 26-bed capacity which will accommodate and manage mild COVID-19 patients who do not require hospitalization.
In his message, DILG La Union PD Sison expressed his optimism that the health crisis will end soon. He committed to “support LGUs’ endeavors especially during the trying times.”
As of date, the Municipality of Aringay has recorded 18 recoveries out of 24 total cases. The LGU continues to implement national and local health policies to combat COVID-19, and promote the general welfare of its constituents.
-LGOO VI/ PM NICOLETTE MAY O. AMON & LGOO II HEDRICH CALDERON