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City gov't provides free essential services to barangay residents in Calapan

CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro (PIA) -- The city government of Calapan has initiated a comprehensive program offering a range of free essential services to the residents of Barangay Calero through its barangay caravan.

This initiative aims to address the diverse needs of the community, spanning from healthcare to youth development.

One of the cornerstone services provided under this program is the free medical assistance. With these, residents availed quality healthcare without financial constraints. The city government has established tents and booths equipped with medical facilities and staffed with skilled healthcare professionals to cater to the healthcare needs of the community.

The city government also prioritized vaccination efforts to safeguard the residents against infectious diseases. Vaccination drives are regularly conducted within the barangay, ensuring that individuals of all ages receive necessary immunizations to bolster community immunity.

Recognizing the importance of access to medication, the program also encompasses the provision of free medicines to residents. This ensures that individuals requiring prescription drugs can obtain them without undue financial burden, promoting a healthier populace.

Senior citizens were prioritized in the barangay caravan of the City government of Calapan. Needs such as medicine and vaccination were provided to the elderly, lessening their financial burden. (Photo from Mayor Malou Morillo page)

In addition to healthcare services, the city government has implemented initiatives to support vulnerable segments of the population, including services tailored for senior citizens.

Moreover, the program includes youth-centric initiatives and programs for children, emphasizing the importance of nurturing the next generation. Through educational, recreational, and skill-building activities, the city government aims to empower the youth and provide them with opportunities for growth and development.

Mayor Marilou F. Morillo expressed her commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive community, "Our goal is to ensure that every resident of Barangay Calero has access to essential services that contribute to their health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Through these initiatives, we aim to build a stronger, more resilient community."

The residents of Barangay Calero expressed their gratitude for the city government's commitment to their welfare. Many have noted the positive impact of the program on their lives, citing improved access to healthcare services and enhanced opportunities for personal development. (JJGS/PIA MIMAROPA - Oriental Mindoro)

Banner photo from Mayor Malou Morillo

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