Baguio reopens Covid-19 patient care hubs

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio City government has reactivated its temporary treatment and monitoring facilities (TTMFs) in response to the continued surge in Covid-19 infection cases.

Activated by the City Health Services Office (HSO) were the Eurotel and Pinkhouse TTMFs which were temporarily closed in December when the Covid-19 situation vastly improved. The  TTMFs are managed by the city government through the HSO.

City Public Information Office chief Aileen Refuerzo shared that from only 40 active cases on December 30, 2021, the city’s active Covid-19 cases jumped to 4,272, with 587 new cases logged as of last Thursday.

Refuerzo said the city still has two other similar facilities ready to be activated to accommodate Covid-19 patients.

City Mayor Benjamin Magalong earlier said the Baguio City Community Isolation Center Unit at the former Sto. Nino Hospital, the city’s biggest and main isolation facility, has been refurbished to accommodate Covid-19 patients needing isolation.

Magalong assured the city’s contingency plan are in place and it includes ready facilities and supplies.