City officials lead by Idelbrando Bernadas, incident commander for the operations of COVID-19, inspected the city’s quarantine sites for locally stranded individuals and overseas workers. The sites are located in Barangay 104.

TACLOBAN CITY- An onsite inspection was held early Wednesday morning (July 22), at two treatment and monitoring facilities —Salvacion Heights and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Evacuation Center, which will serve as quarantine sites for Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) and Returning Overseas Filipino Workers (ROFW).
The Salvacion Heights resettlement site located in Brgy. 104 has now 31 units ready to be utilized by the Returning Tacloban Residents (RTRs).
Each unit, equipped with bathroom, bedding, and other necessities, has already been provided with electricity and water connection to ensure that the said RTRs will be comfortable as they undergo their 14-day mandatory quarantine.
Through the joint effort of the local government under Mayor Alfred Romualdez, DPWH 8, Office of Civil Defense, and Tingog party-list, around 107 units will be made available for the LSIs and OFWs.
Meantime, the DPWH Evacuation Center in Abucay, which has around 40 rooms, is ready to accommodate about 19 occupants this Saturday, July 25, 2020.
As planned, the Camp Management Team, consisting of personnel from the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), will be manning the said facilities.
The inspection team, led by Ildebrandro Bernadas, Incident Commander for the Operations of COVID-19, along with other concerned officials, assured that the facilities are compliant with the minimum health standards set by the Department of Health.