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DPWH COVID-19 Response: Face Masks


Racing to fill the huge demand as infection numbers surged, DPWH distributed much-needed face masks as personal protective equipment of frontliners who are risking their lives in serving the people. Face masks are also provided to skeletal work force of the Department who are frontliners too, as the agency continue to serve the needs of our people. The supplies were donated to the Department by generous individuals.

DPWH COVID-19 Response: Skeletal Operation


DPWH management puts top priority on the health and safety of its thousands of employees and stakeholders by adopting home-based telecommuting work arrangement for majority of its personnel. However, shifting skeletal operation is in place to ensure the continuous and efficient delivery of mission-critical services. DPWH also assures that salaries and wages shall be paid to its employees during the enhanced community quarantine period.

DPWH Recommends Conversion of 4 Public Buildings and 7 Sites into COVID-19 Health Facilities


After converting various evacuation centers into health facilities, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now looking into preparing existing public buildings and open spaces in Metro Manila to be used as health facilities and isolation sites to address hospital shortage due to continued rise of COVID-19 cases.