All business establishments are reminded to strictly comply with the health protocols and warned that repeated violations of the same of up to the third offense might result in the revocation of business permit.
Section 4 of City Ordinance No. 65 specifically provides mandatory compliance of the following:
B. All establishments in the course of their business are required to make available hand sanitizers, alcohol, hand wash area or similar sanitation provisions within the business premises at all times.
C. All establishments and business enterprises are likewise required to conduct daily disinfection within their business premises.
D. All establishments and business enterprises are required to maintain physical distancing as required by the COVID-19 national and local Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) and related authorities.
Failure to comply with these mandatory health protocols shall be penalized as provided in Section 5 of the same ordinance.
For violations of Sections 4.B, 4.C & 4.D of this ordinance, the business establishments will suffer the following penalties:
A. First Offense – One Thousand Pesos (Php1,000.00);
B. Second Offense – Two Thousand Pesos (PhP2,000.00);
C. Third Offense – Three Thousand Pesos (Php3,000.00)
And revocation of business permit.
Finally, the city government in coordination with the Dumaguete City Police, may provide a special detention cell or area solely intended for violators of this Ordinance and existing ordinances preventing the spread of COVID-19 virus.