City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla acknowledged Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo for approving the purchase of an additional ambulance that can be used in COVID-19 response.
The brand new ambulance is being utilized at the COVID-19 vaccination site in Foundation University Gymnasium that will be ready to respond to any emergency during the administration of vaccines.
The City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, chaired by Mayor Remollo, has assigned an ambulance for each of the 3 vaccination sites in Robinson Place Dumaguete, Pulantubig Gymnasium and FU Gymnasium for prompt response on any untoward incidents.
Additional emergency vehicles and equipment will be acquired this year to be utilized for response and rescue operations during calamities and special events.