Northern Samar placed under General Community Quarantine

CATARMAN, Northern Samar –Due to the continuous rise of confirmed COVID cases in a weeks’ time in the Province of Northern Samar, Governor Edwin Marino Ongchuan requested the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (RIATF8) to place the province under General Community Quarantine for 14 days. As a response, the RIATF 8 and continue reading : Northern Samar placed under General Community Quarantine

N. Samar provincial government distributes food packs to 23 ECQ barangays in the capital town

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – Gov. Edwin Marino Ongchuan distributed food packs to the 15,000 families affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Marlon Eco, OIC Disaster Focal Person of the Provincial Social Welfare Development Office (PSWDO) said the food packs assistance from the provincial government contain 10 kg of rice, three cans of corned beef, continue reading : N. Samar provincial government distributes food packs to 23 ECQ barangays in the capital town

DOLE releases P2-M livelihood aid to four farmers’ and fisherfolks’ groups in Catarman

CATARMAN, Northern Samar — In order to capacitate and create opportunities among poor and the marginalized sector in the municipality of Catarman, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) under its DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) released P2 million livelihood assistance to LGU-Catarman through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) on September continue reading : DOLE releases P2-M livelihood aid to four farmers’ and fisherfolks’ groups in Catarman

DOH N. Samar chief reiterates observance of minimum health protocol

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – With the increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in the province, Dr. Rommel Francisco, the Provincial Head of DOH Northern Samar reiterated his call to the general public to observe the minimum health protocol such as wearing of face mask, face shield, one-meter social distancing, and frequent washing of hands with continue reading : DOH N. Samar chief reiterates observance of minimum health protocol

Catarman MIATF Resolution No. 7 requires employees to work from home

CATARMAN, Northern Samar — With the ongoing contact tracing of possible contacts of confirmed positive cases being conducted by the Municipal Inter-Agency Task Force (MIATF) of Catarman in Northern Samar, the task force approved Resolution No. 7  requiring employees in both public and private firms to work from home from September 7-20, 2020. The resolution continue reading : Catarman MIATF Resolution No. 7 requires employees to work from home

CSC North Samar encourages government offices to implement Alternative Work Arrangement

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Northern Samar Provincial Field Office, Mr. Rowin Riños, the concurrent provincial director in the province, encouraged government offices to implement alternative work arrangement during this public health emergency. This, he said in a phone patch interview at continue reading : CSC North Samar encourages government offices to implement Alternative Work Arrangement