Category Archives: Health Advisory

Important things to observe during the rainy season

Water Make sure drinking water is from a safe source. When in doubt, boil water for 2 minutes or longer, or chlorinate drinking water to make it safe. Food Food should be well-cooked. Leftovers should be covered and kept away from household pests. Food waste should be disposed of properly. Clothing Keep yourself dry and…

Health tips to ponder

I got this in my email today. This has been going around for a while now, but still worth sharing as a simple yet effective reminder to everyone to energize ourselves with positive thoughts each day. I hope you’ll get a useful tip or two. 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while…

Childhood Immunization Schedule 2017

Stakeholders have yet to resolve the dengvaxia controversy, and while the government is working on it, health authorities assuage public fear by promoting other vaccines that have been proven effective to prevent childhood diseases such as tuberculosis and measles. Sharing from Dr. Ethel Pineda’s Facebook Page: Poliomyelitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles. These diseases which…

Dengue Advisory #Denguewatch

Information taken from DOH FB page

Department of Health addresses more pressing concerns of children vaccinated with dengue vaccine

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III today emphasized that the Department of Health is focused on the more important concerns of parents, teachers and local government units emanating from the administration of the dengue vaccine to more than 830,000 children which began in April 2016. “The DOH continues to refine our response and action plan in…