What are health facilities?

Health facilities refer to any public or private institution with health care as their core service, function, or business. For the purposes of AO No. 2022-0039, health facilities and other health related establishments shall refer to those duly-licensed or designated by the Department of Health (DOH), including the DOH-Central Office, Centers for Health Development (CHDs), Provincial/City/Municipal Health Offices, and Local Government Health Offices, for COVID-19 response in accordance with the government’s National Action Plan (NAP) Against COVID-19 Prevent, Detect, Isolate, Treat, Reintegrate (PDITR+ ) strategies, based on the IRR of RA No. 11712.