Some members of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (PPPP) Provincial Advisory Council (PAC) sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the provincial government to enhance the implementation of social services in the province. (MBL, PIA CAR, Ifugao)

DTI - CAR Regional Director Myrna Pablo (right) and DTI Baguio - Benguet Provincial Director Samuel Gallardo (2nd from left) with the officials of the LGUs of Baguio City, and the Benguet towns of La Trinidad, Sablan and Tublay in a photo opt during the awarding of top performers in the 2020 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index. (DTI Photos)

Governor Jerry Dalipog (fourth from left) and other provincial officials receive the two plagues of the Condition Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) Annual Governance Reform Award from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the province. (Photo: R. Buenconsejo)

Cordillera Regional DRRM Council and Regional Task Force COVID - 19 Chairperson Albert Mogol presides the first joint coordination meeting to look into the 2020 accomplishments and lay down a proactive roadmap for 2021 in dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic and other possible threats and hazards that may endanger life and properties in the region. (OCD - CAR photos)

DOH expedites contact tracing in CAR after COVID-19 UK variant detected in Bontoc, La Trinidad

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 23 -- The Department o of Health(DO H) is expediting contact tracing operations in the Cordillera Administrative Region to contain cases of the B.1.1.7 variant also known as the UK variant detected in 13 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the region, 12  in Bontoc, Mountain  Province and one in La Trinidad, Benguet.

Dr. Felipe S. Comila installed as 7th BSU president

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan 18(PIA) -- Dr. Felipe S. Comila was officially installed as the seventh president of the  Benguet State University  in an  investiture ceremony  at the BSU  Main Campus here on Tuesday(Jan. 12).

Kalinga Prov'l Hospital on 10-day lockdown

 CITY OF TABUK  Kalinga,  Jan 15 (PIA) – The Kalinga Provincial Hospital (KPH) is placed on 10-day temporary partial lockdown from January 14-24, 2021.

DepEd-Abra initiates ‘Salinbuhay’ blood donation for teachers

BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 22(PIA) – The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra Schools Division Office (SDO) promotes voluntary blood donation among its personnel and stakeholders through its bloodletting project dubbed as “Salinbuhay”.

Baguio barangays reminded to clear roads of obstructions

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - The City Government and the Department of Interior and Local Government Baguio Filed Office remind all barangay officials that clearing roads and sidewalks of obstruction must be regular activity  to ensure  safe use for motorists and the people.

Tabuk City placed on 14-day ECQ

TABUK CITY, Kalinga Jan . 25 (PIA) – City Mayor Darwin C. Estranero has issued Executive  Order  No.  06, series 2021 placing the entire city under 14-day enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from January 25-February 7, 2021 in efforts to contain community transmission.

Cordillera records post-holiday surge with 315 new cases

BAGUIO CITY – The surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) after the holidays is now being felt as the region recorded 315 new cases on Thursday, a health official in the region said on Friday.

Cordillera LGUs cancel, postpone annual festival

BAGUIO CITY – With the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic including the reported more contagious UK variant, several local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) have decided to call-off or postpone their annual festivals scheduled in February.

4K Abrenian kids to benefit in school-based milk feeding program

BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 15 (PIA) –- About 4,249 Abrenian children are expected to benefit from School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP)Milk Component of the Department of Education (DepEd).

Strict border control in Benguet reimposed

BAGUIO CITY – Border restrictions for entry and exit to several towns in Benguet, including this city, have been reimposed following the recorded cases of the new coronavirus variant, B1.1.7, in the Cordillera region.

Suspension of work at Mt. Province PLGU offices extended until Jan. 29

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan Jr.  ordered the extension of the suspension of work in the provincial government offices   due to the increasing   COVID-19 cases and the detection of the UK variant of the COVID-19 in this capital town.

Work at Mt.Province PLGU offices suspended from Jan. 18-22

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 17(PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan Jr. has suspended work  at the  provincial government offices  from  January 18 to 22  following the surge of COVID 19 cases in the province  particularly in the four central barangays of this capital town.

Mt. Province officials reiterate call for public compliance with health protocols, quarantine rules

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 23(PIA)--With the COVID-19 UK already in Mountain Province as confirmed by the Department of Health Friday night, local officials reiterate their appeal to the public to strictly comply with the quarantine protocols of their respective municipalities, adhere to the minimum health standards and not to let their guards.

Mayor Magalong not closing doors to Panagbenga 2021

BAGUIO CITY, Jan 19, (PIA) -- Mayor Benjamin Magalong said he is still looking forward to   Panagbenga 2021.

Avoid 3Cs, social/cultural gatherings as cases rise, DOH CAR iterates

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Health Center for Health and Development Cordillera reminds the public anew to strictly comply with the minimum health standards and to avoid the 3Cs (Crowded Places, Close settings and Confined Spaces) and the conduct of social and cultural gatherings as COVID – 19 cases continue to rise in the region. 

PSA targets 279K CAR residents in PhilSys registration

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) expects to register more than 279,000 residents for Step 1 of the National Identification System (PhilSys).

'No RT PCR/Antigen test, no entry' in Paracelis

PARACELIS, Mountain Province, Jan. 15(PIA) -- The local government of Paracelis now requires negative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT -PCR) test or antigen test results before being allowed entry in the municipality.

Cordillera tagged as ‘high risk’ due to surge in virus cases

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday classified the Cordillera region as a “high-risk” area for the coronavirus disease due to the increasing virus attack and growth rates.

2 Ifugao mayors suspend public gatherings non-essential travels

BANAUE, Ifugao, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - Two municipalities of the province temporarily prohibit public gatherings and suspended government works due to the effect of the Coranavirus Disease – 2019.

Ifugao Gov creates 4Ps Provincial Advisory Council

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 17 (PIA) - - Governor Jerry Dalipog issued an executive order creating the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program  or 4Ps Provincial Advisory Council (PAC)  to oversee the implementation of the  program in the province.

Enhanced contact tracing of COVID UK variant cases' contacts ongoing in Mt. Province

BONTOC Mountain Province, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - The Department of Health is now doing an intensified contact tracing of  the contacts of the 12 COVID – 19 UK variant cases here as part of the   Prevent-Detect-Isolate-Treat-Reintegrate   strategy against COVID – 19.

DOH calls on Cordillera LGUs, RLAs to support COVID vaccination roadmap

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA) - - The Department of Health Center for Health and Development Cordillera (DOH – CAR) calls   on  local government units and line agencies to  help in informing   the people  about the National Vaccination and Deployment Plan and on highlighting the importance of vaccination in the country’s fight against the COVID pandemic.

CAR placed on high-risk epidemic level as Covid-19 cases spike

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Health in the Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH-CAR) on Friday said the public must at all times observe the minimum health and safety protocols within the region which was placed under high-risk epidemic level due to the spike in cases in all six provinces and two cities.

DOH to send contact tracers to Bontoc

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 23(PIA)—The Department of Health is sending about 40 contact tracers to Bontoc, Mountain Province to help in the conduct of enhanced contact tracing following the detection of COVID - 19 UK variant in 12 cases in the capital town.

DTI Baguio – Benguet recognizes its 2020 top performing clients

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 17 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry Baguio – Benguet Office here recognized  its   top performing clients for fiscal year 2020 in  awarding ceremonies last week.

RTF-CAR harmonizes COVID response in Mt. Province town

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 24 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Task Force COVID – 19 harmonizes response actions to the recent surge in cases in the region and the Health Department’s confirmation of the new UK variant particularly in Bontoc, Mountain Province and La Trinidad Benguet.

NTF-BCDA conducts aggressive community testing in Bontoc

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 26(PIA)--Bontoc residents voluntarily submit themselves to  be  swabbed for   RT-PCR testing  in the Aggressive Community Testing (ACT) being conducted by the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 through the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the Bureau of Fire Protection.

Sagada LGU cancels Etag Festival 2021 due to COVID

BAGUIO CITY, Jan 15 (PIA) -- The scenic town of Sagada will skip the 10th edition of the Etag Festival this year   due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Aggressive contact tracing covers 4 Mt. Province towns, Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – The aggressive contact tracing being done in Bontoc, Mountain Province where 12 cases of the B.1.1.7 SARS-CoV-2 (United Kingdom) variant were discovered has been extended to cover the towns of Bauko, Sabangan, and Sagada, and Baguio City, a regional health official said Monday.

DOH, IATF recommend GCQ for Cordillera Administrative Region

The Department of Health (DOH) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) have recommended putting the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) under the stricter general community quarantine from its current status of modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).

Baguio

  • Strict border control in Benguet reimposed

    BAGUIO CITY – Border restrictions for entry and exit to several towns in Benguet, including this city, have been reimposed following the recorded cases of the new coronavirus variant, B1.1.7, in the Cordillera region.

  • Aggressive contact tracing covers 4 Mt. Province towns, Baguio

    BAGUIO CITY – The aggressive contact tracing being done in Bontoc, Mountain Province where 12 cases of the B.1.1.7 SARS-CoV-2 (United Kingdom) variant were discovered has been extended to cover the towns of Bauko, Sabangan, and Sagada, and Baguio City, a regional health official said Monday.

  • Baguio barangays reminded to clear roads of obstructions

    BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - The City Government and the Department of Interior and Local Government Baguio Filed Office remind all barangay officials that clearing roads and sidewalks of obstruction must be regular activity  to ensure  safe use for motorists and the people.

  • RTF-CAR harmonizes COVID response in Mt. Province town

    BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 24 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Task Force COVID – 19 harmonizes response actions to the recent surge in cases in the region and the Health Department’s confirmation of the new UK variant particularly in Bontoc, Mountain Province and La Trinidad Benguet.

  • DOH to send contact tracers to Bontoc

    BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 23(PIA)—The Department of Health is sending about 40 contact tracers to Bontoc, Mountain Province to help in the conduct of enhanced contact tracing following the detection of COVID - 19 UK variant in 12 cases in the capital town.

Benguet

Mt. Province

  • Enhanced contact tracing of COVID UK variant cases' contacts ongoing in Mt. Province

    BONTOC Mountain Province, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - The Department of Health is now doing an intensified contact tracing of  the contacts of the 12 COVID – 19 UK variant cases here as part of the   Prevent-Detect-Isolate-Treat-Reintegrate   strategy against COVID – 19.

  • NTF-BCDA conducts aggressive community testing in Bontoc

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 26(PIA)--Bontoc residents voluntarily submit themselves to  be  swabbed for   RT-PCR testing  in the Aggressive Community Testing (ACT) being conducted by the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 through the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the Bureau of Fire Protection.

  • Suspension of work at Mt. Province PLGU offices extended until Jan. 29

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan Jr.  ordered the extension of the suspension of work in the provincial government offices   due to the increasing   COVID-19 cases and the detection of the UK variant of the COVID-19 in this capital town.

  • Mt. Province officials reiterate call for public compliance with health protocols, quarantine rules

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 23(PIA)--With the COVID-19 UK already in Mountain Province as confirmed by the Department of Health Friday night, local officials reiterate their appeal to the public to strictly comply with the quarantine protocols of their respective municipalities, adhere to the minimum health standards and not to let their guards.

  • 'No RT PCR/Antigen test, no entry' in Paracelis

    PARACELIS, Mountain Province, Jan. 15(PIA) -- The local government of Paracelis now requires negative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT -PCR) test or antigen test results before being allowed entry in the municipality.

IFUGAO

  • 2 Ifugao mayors suspend public gatherings non-essential travels

    BANAUE, Ifugao, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - Two municipalities of the province temporarily prohibit public gatherings and suspended government works due to the effect of the Coranavirus Disease – 2019.

  • DILG confers 2 CMGP awards to PLGU Ifugao

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 15 (PIA) - - The provincial government of Ifugao   garnered   two honors  in the  Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP)) Annual Governance Reform Award  of  the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

  • Ifugao Gov creates 4Ps Provincial Advisory Council

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 17 (PIA) - - Governor Jerry Dalipog issued an executive order creating the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program  or 4Ps Provincial Advisory Council (PAC)  to oversee the implementation of the  program in the province.

  • Ifugao town, barangay on lockdown for contact tracing

    BANAUE, Ifugao, Jan. 14 (PIA) - - Contact tracing activities are underway to   contacts of the  new 19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmed cases in four  municipalities in the province.

  • Ifugao LGU requires RT-PCR test for inbound residents, visitors

    TINOC, Ifugao, Dec. 17 (PIA) - - The Local Government Unit (LGU) here has strengthened  measures against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with the expected influx of residents and visitors in the municipality.

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