25 January 2021 Baguio

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.

24 January 2021 Baguio

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.

24 January 2021 Baguio

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. 

24 January 2021 Baguio

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.

24 January 2021 Baguio

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).

24 January 2021 Baguio

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.

24 January 2021 Baguio

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.

24 January 2021 Baguio

12 cases of UK coronavirus variant surface in Mountain Province

BAGUIO CITY–Twelve cases of the UK variant of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were detected in Mountain Province, authorities said on Friday (Jan. 22).

24 January 2021 Baguio

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.

24 January 2021 Baguio

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).

22 January 2021 Baguio

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.

22 January 2021 Baguio

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.

18 January 2021 Baguio

Cordillera RTF COVID – 19 constitutes vaccine operations cluster

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) - -  In line with the National Vaccination program, the Cordillera Regional Task Force COVID – 19  is set to constitute  a vaccine operations cluster to be chaired by the Regional Center for Health and Development (DOH – CAR).

18 January 2021 Baguio

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.

19 December 2020 Baguio

BLISTT mayors issue enhanced border control regulations

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 17 (PIA) -- Local chief executives in the Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) area agreed to enhanced border control measures for a week   amidst the increasing COVID-19 cases. 

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