Antique frontliners receive PPEs from DENR, PRC

first_imgAside from the effort of creating makeshiftface shields, the DENR-PENRO and the Antique National School SecondaryDepartment have turned over empty plastic bottles to the University of Antique,which will be used in creating containers for hand sanitizers, hand dips andfootbaths. Photo by PNA SAN JOSE, Antique – Around 800 faceshields were distributed to the frontliners in various towns of this province. The municipalities of San Jose, Sibalom,Belison, Hamtic, Tobias Fornier, Tibiao, and Pandan were the recipients of thepersonal protective equipment (PPEs), which were provided by the Department ofEnvironment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Antique Response Emergency Action Team(REAcT) in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross-Antique. The initiative served as an expressionof support to the frontliners fighting to curb the spread of the coronavirusdisease 2019 pandemic in the province.center_img The other recipients of the PPEs werethe frontliners working in banks, the public market in this capital town,personnel of the Provincial Health Office, and some of the media practitioners. Meanwhile, DENR-PENRO head Andres Untalis urging both the public and private agencies and institutions to donate theirused public bottles in support to the initiative. Private individuals may alsodo as well. “All these efforts show relevancy ofpublic service during this challenging times and it is of great help if eachone of us is brave enough to take the risk for the benefit of all,” Untal said.(With a report from PIA/PN)last_img

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