The Alonte Sports Arena located in Biñan, Laguna has been turned into COVID-19 treatment facility or ‘We Heal As One Center’ by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Task Force for Augmentation of Health Facilities.
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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is optimistic that the on-going rehabilitation of 18.97 kilometer Marawi Transcentral Road in Lanao Del Sur will be completed by December 2020 despite nearly two (2) months of suspended construction activities due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) quickly mobilized the conversion of Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna in respond to the urgent and burgeoning need for healthcare facilities.
Citing a report from Undersecretary and DPWH Task Force for Augmentation of Health Facilities head Emil K. Sadain, Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the quarantine facility will have a total of 68 bed cubicles and will cater to patients from the province of Laguna and other areas from the Southern Tagalog Region.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) plans to build temporary dormitories that will house health care workers of major hospitals along East Avenue and Quezon Avenue in Quezon City.
The establishment of safe and secure temporary physical shelter is muchly needed by hospital workers after a strenuous day at the frontlines of COVID-19.
The government will convert Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna into mega quarantine facility for the isolation and treatment of patients from the Southern Tagalog Region particularly Laguna Province.
Construction works on flagship projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways have resumed (DPWH) in the National Capital Region.
In his report to Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain that civil works have resumes at Bonifacio Global City-Ortigas Center Link Road Project with the DPWH Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) operations strictly implementing the construction safety guidelines issued by the Secretary.
Filinvest Tent in Alabang, Muntinlupa City is now ready for use as a COVID-19 mega quarantine facility.
The Filinvest Tent ‘We Heal As One Center’ was set up by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in collaboration with the private sector.
Shipping containers purpose-built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Villar Group of Companies into mobile rooms have already been deployed at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Complex, Pasay City.
Public Works and Highways Secretary Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that a new health facility is already completed in southern Metro Manila thru collaboration between government and private sectors.
The 9th “We Heal As One’ Center was put up at Filinvest Tent in Alabang, Muntinlupa City that will augment government’s efforts against COVID-19 pandemic, said Secretary Villar.
Medical personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP) will oversee and lead operations at Philippine Sports (PhilSports) Arena or ULTRA (University of Life Training and Recreational Arena) ‘We Heal As One’ Center. This was after Department of Public Works and Highways and Villar Group of Companies turned over the 132-bed capacity COVID-19 facility to the PNP Medical Corps.