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Gov. Alvarado declares all-out war against dengue
By: PPAO
Monday, 19 September 2011
CITY OF MALOLOS- Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado leads the “Operation: TEPOK LAMOK” in 175 barangays with reported dengue cases through an indoor and outdoor residual spraying program from September 14 to 22.

“As part of our continuous campaign against dengue, we are conducting province-wide search and destroy operations. We will also have dengue mist spraying in the 19 municipalities and three cities wherein a large number of dengue cases were reported,” said Alvarado.

Aside from the dengue mist spraying, there will be a mobile blood donation program to be held on Sept. 27 in the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium to help the dengue patients who needed blood for medical treatment.

Prior to this, Alvarado also distributed 2,100 Ovi/larvicidal traps (OLT) to all the central schools in the province. He also requested 30,000 additional OLT from DOST to cover all the elementary and high schools in Bulacan.

Accordingly, there will be an OLT orientation in the DepEd Training Center, City of Malolos on September 29 that will be attended by the recipients of the OLT.

“Hinihingi namin ang suporta ng mamamayan at ng bawat sektor ng pamayanan sa pamamagitan ng patuloy na paglilinis ng ating mga lugar at pagsisinop ng ating mga basura na maaaring pamahayan ng mga lamok na nagdadala ng dengue,” added Alvarado.

Alvarado also stated that they are providing free hospitalization and medicines for dengue patients who are residing in Bulacan. ###

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