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Farmer’s coop in Lake Sebu receives P10M-worth dairy project

Through an endorsement from the Provincial Veterinary Office, Highland Agriculture Credit Cooperative accepted the P10M-worth of dairy project from the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC). Dr. Kelvin Lucena, Veterinary Officer IV,  said PCC turned over 50 buffalos, 2 motorcycles,  a unit of desktop computer, a stove, a freezer for milk storage and other dairy equipment to …

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Gov. Tamayo, medical society present solution to resolve high hospital occupancy rate due to COVID

Koronadal City—After experiencing “critical stage” in the operation of South Cotabato Provincial Hospital, Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. called in immediately members of the Medical Society to gather recommendations to beat concerns and challenges over COVID 19 specifically on high hospital occupancy rate. The team arrived solutions to further address efforts in South Cotabato. “We need …

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Gov. Tamayo announces ‘critical stage’ for provincial hospital operation

Koronadal City—Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. released a statement that the South Cotabato Provincial Hospital is in critical stage in terms of operation. As of January 23, Gov. Tamayo received reports from the chief of hospital that  56 health personnel are suffering from COVID-19. Meanwhile, out of the 109 COVID-related patients, 60 are still at the emergency …

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South Coatabato confirms omicron case, says patient recovered

Koronadal City, South Cotabato—Health officials here confirmed case of omicron variant of COVID-19 in South Cotabato as of Janaury 6,2022 in a press briefing held earlier. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido, Provincial Health Officer, said the patient came from Australia. “The patients has recovered,” Aturdido said. Cecil Lorenzo, Disease Surveillance Officer, said the patient is a 15-year-old …

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Surveillance team reports 22 firecracker-related injuries in South Cotabato

Koronadal City—The Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of South Cotabato confirmed  22 firecracker-related injuries as of January 2, 2022. Cases were 144 % higher compared of the same period last year, according to PESU. Six (27%) of cases were from Polomolok and Lake Sebu have four cases (18%) . Age ranged from 1 year old …

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Eight LGUs in South Cotabato pass ‘Good Financial Housekeeping’ in SOX

Koronadal City—The South Cotabato Provincial Government along with eight other local government units in the province are certified 2021 Good  Financial Housekeeping passers, the Interior and Local Government in SOCCSKSARGEN region announced. In a Facebook post of  DILG 12,  South Cotabato LGU got a 73 percent passing rate. Meanwhile, the online announcement revealed that passers …

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Health surveillance team monitors 3 fire-cracker related injuries as of Dec. 29

Koronadal City—Three children were involved in a fire-cracker related injury as of December 29 in South Cotabato, barely two days before the Philippines celebrate the New Year, according to Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU) report. However, the report said cases were 25 % lower compared to the same period last year. The patients were …

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Another possible surge of COVID in South Cotabato

Koronadal City—Provincial Health Officer Rogelio Aturdido observed that the public started to be complacent as there was a downpour of people in malls, markets, and other strategic places these holidays. “We expect that we experience another COVID 19 surge on January to March if the public discontinue to follow simple health protocols,” the provincial health …

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Consider good nutrition this New Year celebration

Koronadal City—The Nutrition Committee of the Provincial Government of South Cotabato reminded the public to prepare healthy food this holiday season and cut back on salty, fatty sweet foods and soft drinks as much as possible. Angela Frugalidad, Nutrition Officer, said these foods are staple on every Filipino household this New Year, but these are …

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South Cotabato starts 100-hour countdown to ‘Bayanihan Bakunahan’

Koronadal City—Health officials here started a 100-hour countdown Thursday to Bayanihan Bakunahan as South Cotabato’s strategy to the nation-wide COVID 19 vaccination drive on November 29 to December 2021. Hanna Ebeo, Health Education Promotions Officer, said the 100-hour countdown is an exciting encouragement to all South Cotabatenos to get the COVID-19 vaccine during the three-day …

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