The City Inspection and Certificate Committee headed by City Administrator Doram Dumalagan conferred today Safety Seal certificates to the first batch of 6 establishments found compliant to the minimum public health standards against COVID-19.
Among the 6 establishments issued with Safety Seal certificates are Jollibee North Road, Jollibee South Road, Bricks Hotel, Jollibee Perdices, Panda Ice Cream Haus and Jollibee Robinson.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo earlier created the City Inspection and Certificate Committee Executive Order No. 9 to inspect the private and public establishments, to issue and or revoke the Safety Seal.
Business establishments with Safety Seal Certifications are allowed an additional 10% in operational or seating capacity while Dumaguete City is under General Community Quarantine with heightened restrictions.
The inspection of other establishments continues throughout the city by teams led by City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla and Executive Assistant for Security Concerns retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas.
In accordance to the DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2021-053, the Committee will inspect the establishments to ascertain if the complied to the required minimum public health standards such as availability of thermal scanners, health declaration sheets, QR Codes for, isolation area for identified symptomatic employees, BHERTs and other COVID-19 emergency hotlines are displayed in conspicuous area, handwashing stations with soap, sanitizers and hand drying equipment, installed physical barriers, personnel-in-charge for monitoring and maintaining of social distancing, windows for adequate air exchange, compliance to the disinfection protocol, conduct of regular cleaning and disinfection of establishment, constant wearing of face masks, presence of designated safety officer and storage facility for proper collection of infectious wastes.