Business establishments are reminded that it is their responsibility to impose physical distancing (to avoid crowding) inside their premises, provide alcohol and sanitizers to employees and clients and conduct daily disinfection.
Health marshals led by City Executive Assistant for Security Concerns retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas and City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla are conducting inspection of these business establishments to evaluate their compliance to the protocols imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Earlier, Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has directed the deployment of a special composite enforcement team composed of personnel from the City Health Office, Philippine National Police, Traffic Management Office, Special Enforcement Unit, Department Trade Industry, and Bureau of Fire Protection called Health Marshals who will strictly enforce and consistently inspect compliance of the health protocols as embodied in the National IATF issuances and local ordinances.
Section 4 of City Ordinance No. 65 series of 2020 provides that failure of the business establishments to impose physical distancing inside their premises, provide alcohol and sanitizers to employees and clients and conduct daily disinfection will be penalized with a fine and subsequent revocation of the business permit on 3rd offense
Meanwhile, the 10:00PM to 5:00AM curfew remains in effect and those who will be apprehended during the nightly patrols shall be penalized P 3, 000 or suffer imprisonment of 10 days.