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Free rapid testing as essential factor for planning to counter CoVid-19

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS CALACA, Batangas – HUNDREDS of residents of Barangay Putting Bato, this municipality, filled up the chairns lined up one meter apart, filling up the forms and await their turn to be called to occupy the designated chair at the testing station, Tuesday morning. These residents voluntarily respond to the call of […]


DOH opens first isolation facility for PDLs in the CALABARZON

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS IBAAN, Batangas – RESPONDING to the call of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), the provincial government of Batangas has converted two (2) newly-constructed buildings as the Batangas Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (BPDRC) as new isolation and quarantine facility at Barangay Malainin, this municipality, […]

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Farmers’ produce reaches more consumers via KADIWA, LGUs’ support

THE San Jose Consortium of Cooperatives in Batangas province continues to work with its fellow farmers in CALABARZON to bring healthy food closer to the communities and to ensure that their produce reach consumers quickly, especially during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Through the association’s KADIWA project, which is in partnership with the Department of […]


‘Maling deklarasyon ng kondisyong pangkalusugan, may kaparusahan’ – Reyes

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS MALVAR, Batangas – NAGBABALA ang isang opisyal ng pamahalaang bayan ng Malvar sa mga kababayan niyang hindi magdedeklara ng tunay na kondisyong pangkalusugan na aniya’y siyayng susi sa ikapagtatagumpay ng kampanya laban sa mapaminsalang corona virus disease 2019 (CoVid-19). Sa eksklusibong panayam ng BALIKAS News, sinabi ni Kagawad Carla Reyes na […]


Lipa City accounts 34.34% of Batangas Covid-19 cases; 16 are frontliners

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS OF the total 116 confirmed positive corona virus disease (CoVid-19) in the province of Batangas, Lipa City accounted for 34.48% of it corresponding to 40 cases as of Thursday, May 7, the report of Center for Health Development – Calabarzon, Batangas Provincial Office revealed. Of the said numbers of Lipa’s confirmed […]