The Department of Science and Technology Region 02 (DOST-RO2) led by Dir. Sancho A. Mabborang gave disinfectant supplies to the Philippine National Police-Regional Office 02 in support to the services and responses of uniformed personnel-front liners during this COVID-19 pandemic.
DOST-02 Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) section head SRS II John Michael b. Taguiam personally delivered disinfectant supplies including 100 gallons of 70% Ethyl Alcohol, 50 bottles of Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap, and 4,000 tablets of Ascorbic Acid (Myrevit-C) 50 mg Vitamin at PNP-RO2 Office thru Pol. Lt. Col. Jonard J. De Guzman, OIC- Regional Health Service 02 on November 19, 2020.
Said supplies will be used by police-frontliners who are manning the checkpoints and quarantine facilities in the community which cause their vulnerability and exposure to COVID-19.
On the other hand, one of the two Specimen Collection Booths initially installed at Cagayan Valley Medical Center is also now being utilized by the PNP-RO2 in their Regional Health Service in Caggay, Tuguegarao City.