MANILA, Philippines – The Section of Wellness (DOH) on Thursday appealed to the public to stay vigilant and observe health and fitness protocols irrespective of experiences on declining scenarios, and the possible procurement and development of vaccines in opposition to novel coronavirus disorder (COVID-19).
In a statement, Wellbeing Secretary Francisco Duque stressed that Filipinos should really not be complacent because the possibility of contracting COVID-19 is however large and that the combat from the pandemic is not still around.
“We are unable to chill out since of the information of vaccines. We still have to sustain powerful wellness steps even when the immunization towards COVID-19 in our place starts. Or else, we may undo all the development we’ve made over the previous months,” he mentioned.
The DOH main also pointed out that the vaccine alone is not the alternative to the general public overall health disaster and that the public’s cooperation is “greatly essential to gain this combat versus the pandemic.”
Duque then reiterated that strictly adhering to the bare minimum public wellness criteria these types of as observing bodily distance, appropriate and regular handwashing, and wearing confront masks and shields shall continue to be executed, in particular in spots or locations with high-threat classification.
He also urged people to keep on being careful inspite of the the latest downtrend in COVID-19 circumstances in the state, noting that these figures are “impermanent” and its “retention will rely on the choices and actions of the folks,” specially all through the vacation year.
“Kaya po walang-tigil din naming pinapaalala sa ating mga kababayan na manatiling maingat at alisto, at isaisip ang ating mga health protocols,” he claimed.
“Gawin po nating prayoridad ang ating kalusugan para na rin sa ikabubuti natin at ang ating mga pamilyang inuuwian,” he extra.
The DOH has released a campaign which seeks to remind the general public of complying with the recommended health and fitness protocols to mitigate COVID-19, specifically all through the holiday break year.
The department before urged the general public to steer clear of mass gatherings and reunions for now to stop the distribute of the viral disorder.