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May 19, 2022 10:00 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH to expedite payment of PHP 1B COVID-19 sickness and death compensation for eligible health care workers and support staff
The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) have issued Joint Circular No. 2022-0002 on the release of Php 1.08 billion for the sickness and death compensation of eligible personnel assigned in all public or private health facilities involved in COVID-19 response, who were infected by the virus and/or died while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic while in the line of duty...

May 18, 2022 3:23 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, NVOC: 2nd COVID-19 Booster now available for Seniors and Frontline Health Workers
Senior citizens (Priority Group A2) and frontline health workers (Priority Group A1) may now avail of a second booster shot, particularly mRNA vaccines such as Moderna and Pfizer, to strengthen immunity against the COVID-19 virus, including the latest Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1...

May 13, 2022 10:37 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH detects first cases of BA.2.12.1 Omicron Sub-Variant in NCR and Palawan
The Department of Health (DOH), through its Centers for Health Development (CHDs), University of the Philippines - Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), University of the Philippines - National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH), and the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), recently detected cases positive for BA.2.12.1...

May 12, 2022

Joint Circular No. 2022-0002: Implementing Guidelines on the Grant of COVID-19 Sickness and Death Compensation to Eligible Public and Private Health Care Workers (HCWs) and Non-HCWs for FY 2022

April 27, 2022 11:21 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH detects first case of BA.2.12 Omicron Sub-Variant in Baguio City
The Department of Health (DOH), through its Center for Health Development (CHD) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), recently detected Omicron-BA.2.12. It is a sublineage of the currently circulating Omicron variant which has been recently flagged by the United States Center for Disease Control (US-CDC) to be observed in increasing COVID-19 cases in the United States from two weeks ago...

April 22, 2022

Department Memorandum 2022-0154: Interim Operational Guidelines on the Administration of 2nd COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses to Immunocompromised Population (ICPs) ages 18 Years Old and Above