DOH - CAR OIC Regional Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan reminds the public that as the Modified General Community Quarantine in Cordillera continues, all must stay vigilant and prioritize health and safety measures needed to protect themselves, their families and the communtiy from the COVID virus. CCD/PIA CAR)

Mr. Iori Kato from UNFPA and hospital staff of Santa Ana Hospital poses in front of triage tent for patients with COVID-19 symptoms donated by UNFPA supported by the Government of Australia to help the hospital with infection prevention and control.

Regional Development and Security. DA Secretary William Dar, in his capacity as the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for CAR, presided a joint meeting of the RTF - ELCAC and the RPOC at Baguio Country Club. Dar was joined by Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong at the main table as the chairperson of the Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

UNFPA representative meets with the Chief of OB GYNE and Head of WCPU from Batangas Medical Center where UNFPA provided emergency maternity tent facility, WCPU tent and COVID-19 triaging tent to make their services more accessible to mothers, women, young people and COVID-19 patients.

CORDS for CAR and DA Secretary William Dar with officials of the Cordillera Regional Development Council join the toast of rice wine as part of the

Agriculture Secretary William Dar stresses Cordillera's strong potential for regional progress and advancement as strong partner for economic development and nation building. (CCD/PIA CAR)

Vizcaya museum preps for opening under MGCQ mode

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 22 (PIA) - The People’s Museum and Library here will soon be  opened under  with  COVID-19 safety nets.

 

The management of the Nueva Vizcaya People's Museum and Library is preparing to open its doors to the public next month after putting in place COVID-19 health protocols. Photo from PLGU NV FB Post 

Marichelle Costales, Supervising Tourism Operations Officer said the Department of Tourism (DOT) has already conducted a virtual inspection on the various health protocols which were put in place with its opening next month.

“The Nueva Vizcaya People’s Museum and Library gets ready for the new normal as the MGCQ allows the operations of museums and galleries at 50 percent capacity,” she said.

Costales said the recent virtual inspection of the People’s Museum for its COVID-19 protocol readiness is a requirement for the renewal of its DOT accreditation, being  a tourism - related enterprise.

The Nueva Vizcaya People’s Museum is the only museum in Cagayan Valley Region to be accredited by the DOT.

According to Costales, the art gallery which will be opened to the public next month shall strictly impose thermal scanning of all guests, filling-up of health declaration forms and will be subjected to sanitation and health protocols. 

“We will also will limit the number of guests visiting the historical building, declared as an Important Cultural Property (ICP) by the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya and the National Museum,” she said.# (MDCT/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)

By Benjamin Moses M. Ebreo

 

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