23 May 2020 Baguio

NTF pushes to build up testing capacity for COVID-19

BAGUIO CITY, May 21 (PIA) - - It is the goal of the national government to slowly move the country from the Enhanced Community Quarantine to General Community Quarantine  towards  the new normal  where   economic activities will be moving forward without compromising public safety.

23 May 2020 Baguio

3 Cordilleran in Top 10 of PMA 'MASIDLAWIN' Class of 2020

BAGUIO CITY, May 22(PIA) -- Three Cordilleran are in the Top 10 graduating class of the Philippine Military Academy “Masidlawin” (Mandirigmang Isinilang na may Dangal at Lakas Upang Maging Tanglaw ng Inang Bayan) Class of 2020.

23 May 2020 Baguio

Magalong calls for continuing public support to city's GCQ guidelines

BAGUIO CITY, May 23(PIA) - - Mayor Benjamin Magalong calls for continuing public cooperation, obedience and on instilling the needed discipline to ensure the safety of everyone from the COVID -19.

23 May 2020 Baguio

Cordillera needs P9B to reboot economy

BAGUIO CITY—The Cordillera will require P9.2 billion to stimulate the local economy that has suffered P18.7 billion in losses during the two-month Luzon quarantine, according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD).

23 May 2020 Baguio

PH to adopt Cordillera Covid-19 response

BAGUIO CITY – National Task Force against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Thursday they will adopt the good practices in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in preventing the spread of the disease.

20 May 2020 Baguio

DOH – CAR reminds public to instill more discipline even under GCQ

BAGUIO CITY, May 19 (PIA) - - The Department of Health - Cordillera reminds the public that even as  lesser restrictions are in effect under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ), people must not be complacent and  should continue to instill more discipline in practicing health and safety precautions against the COVID pandemic.

20 May 2020 Baguio

GSIS Baguio adopts minimized contact policy on transactions

BAGUIO CITY, May 20(PIA) – The Government Service and Insurance System(GSIS)  Baguio  has  resumed operation  but at  a reduced work schedule  in compliance with the measures mandated by the  government amidst the continuing  COVID-19 crisis.

17 May 2020 Baguio

SSS Baguio,LT implement number coding arrangement for walk in transactions

BAGUIO CITY, May 16(PIA) – With Baguio City and Benguet now under General Community Quarantine, the Social Security Services (SSS) offices here will open starting Monday (May 18) but preventive measures will be observed for the safety of personnel and the transacting members from the corona virus(COVID-19).

17 May 2020 Baguio

BGHMC COVID-19 testing lab clears backlog

BAGUIO CITY, May 17(PIA) – The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC)    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sub-national testing laboratory has cleared its test backlog on reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests.

17 May 2020 Baguio

Baguio to open out-bound transportation to some parts in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong is inclined to open out-bound public transportation from the city to other parts of the Cordillera, except Ifugao, but underscored that these will have to strictly comply with the guidelines issued by the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

15 May 2020 Baguio

Baguio residents receive vegie seedlings for urban gardening

BAGUIO CITY, May 15(PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-RFO-CAR) and the Baguio City Veterinary and Agriculture Office (BCVAO) continue  to distribute seeds, seedlings and farm inputs  to  city residents  under the Urban Agriculture project.

15 May 2020 Baguio

Prioritize safety as STS Ambo threatens CAR

BAGUIO CITY, May 15 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) calls on all local government units and local DRRM Councils to prioritize safety and enforce pre-emptive evacuations in high risk areas that are prone to landslide and flashflood as Severe Tropical Storm Ambo threatens the Cordillera Administrative Region.

14 May 2020 Baguio

BGHMC COVID – 19 testing lab running at full capacity

BAGUIO CITY, May 13(PIA) - - The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center(BGHMC)  is running its RT – PCR (reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction) machines at full capacity in line with  expanded mass testing for COVID – 19 initiative of the Department of Health.

14 May 2020 Baguio

Baguio reports 9 Covid-19 recoveries in a day

BAGUIO CITY, May 13(PIA) -- The City government reported the recovery of   nine COVID-19 patients, eight of them health workers, on Tuesday.

14 May 2020 Baguio

PWDs receive food packs from kindhearted people

BAGUIO CITY, May 13(PIA) -- Kindhearted individuals pooled their resources to come up with 160 food packs composed   for persons with disability in Baguio City and Tuba, Benguet.  





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