CHO, urges households and other agencies to perform regular disinfection

The City Health Office (CHO) is now urging every household, government institutions and private sectors in the city to perform regular disinfection in their respective territories to combat the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. According to OIC-City Health Officer Dr. Edito Vego that disinfection has a vital role to make the whole things clean through the use … Read more CHO, urges households and other agencies to perform regular disinfection

City Employees strictly adopt measures against COVID-19

Koronadal City employees strictly adopt measures to suppress the proliferation of coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19) in the entire city.  Consequently, the actions taken are as follows: Washing of hands with soap and water and using sanitizer before entering the premises of the city hall or respective offices. Employees are temporarily suspended in using biometric however … Read more City Employees strictly adopt measures against COVID-19

Koronadal athletes receive early cash incentives and allowances

The city government of Koronadal has immediately released the 1.8 and 1.4 million pesos for cash incentives and allowances respectively.  A total of 3.2 million pesos from the Special Education Fund were distributed to the city’s athletes who participated in the just concluded 7th Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Association (SRAA) Meet held in General Santos City. … Read more Koronadal athletes receive early cash incentives and allowances

More Information on ASF for Local Meat Vendors

Lectures on African Swine Fever (ASF) were conducted for meat vendors and ‘lecherous’ here in the city of Koronadal.  According to Dr. Charlemagne Calo of the City Veterinary Office who spearheaded the activity said that our meat dealers must be informed on the fundamental facts regarding ASF which is currently considered as one of the … Read more More Information on ASF for Local Meat Vendors

Koronadal is nCov-free

“There is nothing to fear from novel coronavirus (nCov) because Koronadal is still nCov-free and close monitoring is being implemented throughout the city,” acting City Health Officer Dr. Edito Vego said amidst nCov invasion across the world. Furthermore, there is no necessity in using surgical face masks as the said virus will not directly infect everyone. Dr.Vego clarifies this statement after surgical face masks are running out of supply both in local and national stores in the country.

According to Dr. Vego, a strong immune system will help our bodies fight against the virus.  He even compares the intensity of nCov with the dengue strain, in which the latter left a high fatality rate last year.  He further states that viruses can be destroyed by doing simple, hygienic procedures.

Steps include the following:

Washing hands using water and soap or sanitizer with not less than 70% alcohol content;

Cover your mouth and nose when sneezing;

Stay away from sick people or refrain from going out of your houses if you are sick;

Avoid crowded places, and;

Consult the nearest health facility if symptoms manifest such as fever, cough, and difficulty in breathing.

In addition to Dr. Vego’s statement, a surgical face mask is advisable to use if one exhibits respiratory ailments or is upon advice by the physician. However, the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS cov) are not different from the Novel Corona Virus (nCov) as Dr. Vego recalls.

Sitio Dungan Lahek adopts chemical-free agri

The chemical-free agriculture in the form of a community garden has already been established in Sitio Dungan Lahek of Brgy. Saravia, City of Koronadal which has also obtained support from the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (City Enro) with the partnership of Land Care Project, a non-profit and Non-Government Organization (NGO). Sitio leader and … Read more Sitio Dungan Lahek adopts chemical-free agri

Zero polio cases in Koronadal is attainable

The City Health Office (CHO) is determined to achieve zero polio cases in the City of Koronadal. This is in line with the “Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio” program which has been simultaneously conducted throughout the country for the second round. “Ako’y nananawagan sa lahat ng mga magulang na may anak limang (5) taong gulang pababa … Read more Zero polio cases in Koronadal is attainable

KNCHS reaps championship at 1st Varsity Hip-hop Dance Competition

The Koronadal National Comprehensive High School (KNCHS) reaffirmed its brand as “Basta Batang KN-Sikat.” This was followed after their Hip-hop dance team dubbed as “Indak Sikat” reaped championship during Mindanao’s Best Dance Crew First Varsity Hip-hop Dance Champion. The said school has also been a champion in drum and lyre competitions conducted during the opening … Read more KNCHS reaps championship at 1st Varsity Hip-hop Dance Competition

Mayor Ogena: Settlers’ strong unity towards progress

City Mayor Eliordo Ogena is continuously calling to the pioneer settlers to unite towards more and big progress in the city of Koronadal. Speaking before the Marbel Pioneer Settlers/Dugong Pioneer Settlers ng Koronadal during “Gabi ng Pasasalamat,” the chief executive cited a few examples that flaunted perdure progress. He proudly mentions about city’s 2019 national … Read more Mayor Ogena: Settlers’ strong unity towards progress