DOST-1 donates PPE, medical supplies to R1

VIGAN CITY — The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office 1 (DOST-1) has provided support to healthcare workers and emergency responders fighting the COVID-19 pandemic by donating personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to various medical institutions in Region 1 on March 31.

According to a press release sent to media, DOST-1 provided and distributed a total of 81 gallons of alcohol, 3,775 pieces of reusable/washable facemasks, and 150 pieces of face shields to COVID-19 frontliners of different government and private institutions in the region including the Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center (ITRMC), Lorma Medical Center, Bethany Hospital Inc., La Union Medical Diagnostic Center Inc., La Union Medical Center – Agoo, Provincial Health Office of La Union, City Health Office of the City of San Fernando, Bureau of Fire Protection personnel deployed at the checkpoint along Villasis and Rosales, Pangasinan boundary, and Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (PDRRRMO) of La Union, Pangasinan, Ilocos Sur, and Ilocos Norte.