ASIPULO, Ifugao, Dec. 2(PIA) - - Residents of this town who are planning to come home during the holiday season are advised to check first the protocols set by The Municipal Coronavirus - 2019 Task Force (MCTF) amid the threat of COVID-19.
Individuals or families coming home to Asipulo from other provinces shall coordinate with the Municipal Health Office (MHO) through mobile number 09951340624 at least three days prior to travel.
A certificate of acceptance shall be requested by the relatives of individuals who wish to come home from the MHO three days before travel day to give time for the MHO to determine the availability of quarantine areas.
All returning residents must have travel authority from their point of origin to be checked at the border checkpoint and they must undergo the 14-day mandatory quarantine either at the municipal quarantine facilities or at home. In case of home quarantine, health workers will inspect the house if appropriate for isolation.
For those who opt to stay at the quarantine facility, their families or relatives shall provide their essential needs such as but limited to food, beddings, cooking and eating utensils and others.
The municipal government can only provide a seven-day food supply consisting of rice and canned goods for each adult.
After the 14-day mandatory quarantine period, a certificate of completion may be requested from the MHO.
"The above mentioned protocols are set to keep every Asipulonians safe this holiday season," the MCTF stated. (JDP/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao)