The City’s Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases will require a Kalag-Kalag Pass before a person is allowed entry in any of the 7 private and public cemeteries from October 25-28 and November 3 to 7, 2021.
Public and private cemeteries will be open from 6:00AM to 7:30PM on the above-mentioned dates.
In today’s meeting of the City IATF along with the Punong Barangays, Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo announced the issuance of Executive Order No. 17 series of 2021 regulating the closing and opening days and visiting hours for all public cemeteries and memorial in the city to prevent mass gatherings and possible transmission of COVID-19 especially that the province of Negros Oriental has been placed under Alert Level 4.
To obtain a Kalag-Kalag Pass and be allowed entry in the cemeteries, residents must:
1. Request a Kalag-kalag pass at the Barangay Hall
2. Present the pass at the entrance of the cemeteries
3. Always wear face masks and practice social distancing
4. Submit to thermal scanning and use disinfectants
5. Observe the one-hour allotted time for visit
6. Exit at the designated areas in an orderly manner
Additional reminders:
No Kalag-Kalag Pass, No Entry
No food, No liquor allowed
No deadly, sharp and bladed weapons allowed
Be guided by the traffic routing scheme
In compliance to the national directive, all cemeteries will be closed to the public from October 29 to November 2, 2021.
Members of the Philippine National Police, Barangay Peace and Safety Officers and Traffic Management Office will be deployed to enforce health protocols and regulations.