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P50-M Covid critical care facility inaugurated


CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – A P50-million Covid-19 Critical Care and Isolation Building was inaugurated Friday at the Jose B. Lingad Memorial General Hospital here.

Funded from the Health Facilities Enhancement Program of the Department of Health, the facility which can accommodate 50 patients, with 21 individual isolation rooms on its first floor and 29 beds at the second floor.

Also inaugurated along with the care facility are the new outpatient department building and public health unit, and the Women’s Wellness and Cancer Center Building.

The seven-storey buildings are intended for specialized health services not only for the people of Pampanga but for the entire Central Luzon.

Leading the inauguration rites were JBLMGH chief Dr. Monserrat Chichioco with Undersecretary of Health Dr. Leopoldo Vega, Assistant Secretary of Health Dr. Maria Francia Laxamana, Central Luzon Center for Health Development Dr. Corazon Flores, 3rd District Rep. Aurelio Gonzales, Jr., and Board Member Mylyn Pineda-Cayabyab, representing Gov. Dennis Pineda. Photos by Jun Jaso/Pampanga PIO


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