All citizens are encouraged to take part in keeping our community safe from COVID-19.
Therefore, the Dumaguete City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases is reminding everyone that the COVID-19 helplines Globe 0945 661 1978 and Smart 0961 524 6296 at the Emergency Operations Center are open daily 7:00AM to 10:00PM to accept calls and mobilize response on:
1. Violations in minimum health standards and protocols by persons or business establishments
2. Travel Requirements
3. Follow-up requests for Transportation of COVID-19 patients
4. Daily COVID-19 reports
5. Other related concerns
Executive Assistant on Security Concerns retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas, who is also the EOC Manager, is ready to deploy the Health Marshals, deputized through Executive Order No. 08-A of Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, to enforce all anti-COVID 19 regulations and protocols set forth by the National and local IATF MEID including those provided under the Omnibus Guidelines on the Implementation of the Community Quarantine.
General Lawas warns that while the helplines are open to the public that any person who will engage in prank calls and fake reports can be held criminally liable.