The Municipal Mayor of Itogon has released an advisory to address the increasing cases in the municipality for the past days. According to Mayor Victorio Palangdan, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong recommended the temporary restriction of Itogon residents entering the city and vice versa to prevent the further spread of the virus.
The temporary restriction will take effect starting 12:00 NN of Tuesday, November 3, 2020 to Sunday. November 15, 2020.
[UPDATED| November 3, 2020]
Workers and Authorized Personnel out of Residence (APORs) are allowed entry or exit provided they present the following documents upon checkpoint.
- Valid government ID as a proof that the worker is a resident of Itogon, Benguet.
- Proof of employment or business in Baguio City such as:
- Company ID,
- Certificate of Employment,
- Business Permit, and the like
- Medical Certificate issued by the Municipal Health Office of Itogon, stating that the worker is neither a possible, probable, or suspect case of COVID-19, and that he/she did not exhibit flu-like symptoms in the last 7 days.
Workers who do not have a medical certificate will be directed to the Baguio City Central Triage Unit for proper health assessment.
Note: Health workers and assigned in Baguio City and contact tracers are exempted from checkpoint requirements.
For Residents Needing Medical Attention
For Itogon residents who need to go to Baguio City for medical appointments, the following documents shall be presented:
- Valid ID
- Proof of medical appointment (Doctor’s referral slip, confirmation of medical appointment, and the like.)