Local Health Marshals under the supervision of City Adviser for Security Concerns retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas conduct daily patrols and monitoring of violators of the minimum health standards against COVID-19 especially while Dumaguete City is under Alert Level 4.
The increased visibility of enforcers is necessary to sustain the campaign for members of the public to comply with the protocols including the wearing of face masks; physical distancing, ban on mass gatherings and vaccination.
Violators are warned that they can be fined and detained for defying the local health protocols and the 10:00 PM curfew.
The Health Marshals are composed of personnel from the City Health Office, Philippine National Police, Traffic Management Office, Special Enforcement Unit, City Administrator’s Office, Department Trade Industry, City Social Welfare and Development Office and Bureau of Fire Protection.