NEW COVID-19 TESTING LAB IN ILOCOS REGION

NEW COVID-19 TESTING LAB IN ILOCOS REGION. Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center (MMMH&MC) in Batac City can now offer COVID-19 testing with the certification of its laboratory that utilizes GeneXpert technology. The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte PGIN under the leadership of Gov. Matthew Marcos Manotoc shared almost Php 5 million for the procurement of molecular biology equipment to complete the laboratory. According to Gov. Manotoc, tests coming from Ilocos Norte will be prioritized through an MOA signed with the hospital. (photo from Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center-HEPO/Public Health Facebook Page)