Latest News and Events

BCPO conducts disinfection of offices, stations

27 March 2020 – The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) recently conducted the required disinfection of their offices and the different stations as part of their contribution to the overall efforts of the government to prevent the spread of the dreaded Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 2019 and ensure the health of the police personnel.

Anti-stray animal campaign intensified

27 March 2020 – The City Veterinary and Agriculture Office (CVAO) intensified the city’s anti-stray animal campaign in the light of the first recorded rabies case even at the height of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.

City Veterinarian Dr. Brigit Piok said that there will be no let-up in the implementation of the city’s anti-stray animal campaign to ensure residents keep their dogs and cats in the premises of their homes to protect people from being exposed to the life-threatening rabies caused by animal bites.

Fil-Chinese community donates P1.6 million for COVID relief operations

27 March 2020 – The Filipino-Chinese community donated some P1.6 million worth of goods and cash to the city government to help provide the basic needs of indigent residents  heavily impacted by the effects of the ongoing implementation of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.

City allows various stores to open March 27-29

27  March 2020 – The city government will temporarily allow the operation of hardware, office supply, electrical supply and auto supply stores on March 27-29, 2020 to cater to the needs of the residents from the said establishments.

Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong issued Executive Order No. 69, series of 2020 allowing the temporary operation of the aforesaid stores on the prescribed dates from 9 am to 4 pm only.

Mayor apologizes to city’s Persons With Disabilities

27 March 2020 – The city government apologized to the persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the city for the alleged failure of city officials to prioritize their basic needs during the implementation of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.

Landlords told not to drive away health workers

27 March 2020 – The city government urged landlords and landladies not to drive away health workers from their boarding houses for reasons that they had been part of those that had been handling persons under investigation (PUIs) and presumptive Corona virus Disease (COVID) 2019 cases in the city.

Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong said that the health workers had been doing a lot for sacrifice exposing their lives to risks in attending to the medical needs of PUIs and presumptive COVID cases that is why people must learn to understand their situation.

City urges lessors to waive rentals

27 March 2020 – The city government is urging all real estate lessors and owners of commercial establishments in the city to waive the rentals of their lessees during the duration of  the Luzon-wide enhanced quarantine as all sectors are significantly affected by the crisis due to the rapid spread of the Corona virus Disease (COVID) 2019 in the country.

Baguio barangays urged to emulate best practices

27 March 2020 – The city government urged barangay officials in the city’s 128 barangays to emulate the best practices of their fellow barangays in the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to ensure residents  remain in their homes as one of the measures to prevent the spread of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 2019 in the city.

1,000 health workers available for COVID cases

27 March 2020 – The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) disclosed the hospital has some 1,000 health workers who will be mobilized to render round-the-clock service for persons under investigation (PUIs) and presumptive Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 2019 cases in the city.

4 Hotels used by PUIs, Health Workers

27 March 2020 – Owners of four hotels in the city allowed the use of their hotel rooms as containment area for persons under investigation (PUIs) and as a temporary lodging area for health workers of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) during the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine until April 15, 2020.