DOH CALABARZON conducts health risk assessment for CoVid-19 to Dumagat Tribe

THE Department of Health (DOH) – CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) yesterday conducted a community health risk assessment for Covid-19 and medical consultations to Dumagat Tribe, one of the tribal communities in the region located in the mountainous province of Rizal.  A community health risk assessment provides information on the community’s current health status, […]


DOH Calabarzon distributes Doxycyline and support medicines in Rizal

THE Department of Health (DOH) – CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo reported yesterday that doxycycline capsules and prophylaxis to prevent leptospirosis and support medicines were already distributed in different evacuation centers in Rodriquez, San Mateo and Cainta on November 14-15, 2020.  “We have also distributed hygiene kits and multivitamins […]


8 Chinese nationals in Batangas, infected with CoVid-19

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS CITY OF STO. TOMAS, Batangas – AT least eight Chinese nationals including a 29 year old lady who are into construction industry were among the reported to be confirmed positive corona virus patients here, the City Epidemiology Surveilance Unit (CESU) reported recently. Based on the CESU report, the virus could have […]


DOH opens First GeneXpert lab in CALABARZON region

THE Department of Health (DOH) – CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) formally opened the first GeneXpert Laboratory in the region located at the Batangas Medical Center, the regions first and foremost regional hospital to provide immediate and reliable laboratory information for the treatment, prevention, control and management of COVID-19 and other diseases, June 23. […]


More CoVid cases come in, Batangas hits 80

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS AS the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) enters the last week of implementation all over Luzon before its supposed end on April 30, 2020, more cases are being confirmed in the provinces of Calabarzon, with Batangas hitting 80 confirmed cases, as reported by the Department of Health (DOH) corona virus 2019 (CoVid-19) […]


Covid patient’s father, crying social injustice

LIPA City – “LOOSING my son, Alas, is so painful! Yet, the results of his passing is even more painful…”. (Masakit nung nawala si alas! Pero masmasakit yung naging resulta ng pag kawala nya..) Thus, this is how Froilan Caringal of Barangay Lodlod, this city, cried foul over the alleged injustices his family experienced the […]

Business News

More Batangas’ hospitals on lockdown, quarantine status

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS MORE health facilities in Batangas province are on partial lockdown or quarantine status either due to possible contamination of their facilties or due to lack of personnel. Effective Thursday, April 2, the Mary Mediatrix of All Grace in Lipa City declared a temporary lock down after the COVID-19 pandemic has placed […]

Lifetimes News Features

Triumphant CoVid patient shares her ‘journey’; pleads for understanding

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS NASUGBU, Batangas – TO be positive with corona virus is not necessarily be your end in this world. There’s always a God of hope that cares for His children. “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern […]


Males, seniors top Batangas City’s 9 Covid-19 cases

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS BATANGAS City – MAJORITY of the nine (9) corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in Batangas City are males and senior citizens. A review of the patients reported by the City Health Office (CHO) revealed that only three (3) of them are females. Also, majority of the patients or six (6) […]


28 kaso ng COVID-19, naitala sa Batangas

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS PUMALO na sa 28 ang kabuuang bilang ng mga nagpositibo sa COVID-19 sa Lalawigan ng Batangas ngayong Lunes ng hapon, matapos mapadagdag ang ilang pasyente sa Batangas City, Lipa City Tanauan City at bayan ng Nasugbu. Pinakamaraming napagdagdag na kaso ang Lungsod ng Tanauan na may talong bagong kaso, bagaman at […]