DPWH prioritizes construction of dormitories for COVID-19 frontliners

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is working to complete more facilities for health care frontliners in Quezon City by the end of June.

These six dormitories are capable of housing 192 people will provide necessary shelter for workers, primariy from QC-basled hospitals such as the National Kidney and Transplant Institute, Philippine Heart Center, East Avenue Medical Center, Veterans Memorial Hospital, Childrens Hospital, and V. Luna GSendeneral Hospital.

The facilities will be located inside the Quezon Memorial Circle along Elliptical Road.

In a statement, the DPWH expressed its support for the ‘heroes’ during the pandemic, “The initiative for accommodation shelter for medical personnel is in addition to other DPWH programs to contribute to national government’s efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic such as the successful conversion of several public and private buildings and spaces in Metro Manila and adjacent provinces into mega quarantine/healthcare facility or ‘We Heal As One’ Center.”

House committees to hold hearings during break

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Spread the loveMANILA – The House of Representatives has authorized for its committees to conduct hearings during the five-week congressional break, extending until late April.