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You Can Now Get Online Medical Consultations for COVID-19 if You Live in Marikina City

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro has announced that residents of the city can now do medical consultations for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease online through its newly launched app in partnership with TeleHealth Pilipinas—VSee! With VSee, residents don’t have to go out of their houses anymore to seek medical attention if they are experiencing symptoms […]

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VP Robredo: ‘Nanays’ from Smokey Moutain and Payatas produce over 42,000 PPEs

The collective fight against the further spread of the new coronavirus continues. The government and the private sector all give their own contributions to this collective fight. President Rodrigo Duterte, several members of the House of Representatives, and even the officials of the City of Manila have pledged a month of their salaries for the […]

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Julia Barretto and Sisters are Raising Funds For an Emergency Quarantine Facility

Local celebrities are just some of the people helping the fight against COVID-19. The latest to join relief efforts are Julia Barretto and her sisters Dani and Claudia, who are raising funds to build an emergency quarantine facility. According to Julia on Instagram, “Our hospitals are now facing a major overcrowding problem due to the […]

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LISTEN: Gerard Way Just Dropped FOUR New Songs So You Could Rock Out at Home

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way just blessed us with the gift of new music while we’re all stuck quarantined at home. So get ready to thrash your bedrooms and bust out the eyeliner, because these songs are guaranteed to make you rock out! Source: Rolling Stone “Hey all, with all this uncertainty I just wanted […]

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Feeling Down Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic? DLSU Has Free Mental Health Counseling

Apart from the risk of contracting COVID-19, one of the worrying things about the pandemic is its toll on one’s mental health. According to the World Health Organization, “The sudden and near-constant stream of news reports about an outbreak can cause anyone to feel worried.” When you pair this with a month-long quarantine that may […]

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Angel Locsin, Neil Arce donate sanitation tents, misting machine to Bureau of Corrections

Angel Locsin and fiance Neil Arce donated sanitation tents, and one with misting machine and UV Light for the use of the Health Service frontliners and PDL at the Bureau of Corrections to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The Bureau of Corrections shared photos of this on their Facebook page. Prior to this, […]

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Tiger tests positive for new coronavirus

Stock photo for illustration purposes only. Photo from unsplash. A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York tested positive for the new coronavirus. This is the virus that causes the highly contagious and fatal COVID-19 in humans. The 4-year-old Malayan tiger testing positive is the first instance of this kind of animal being infected, […]

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PH Gov’t Gets Ready to Launch Contact Tracing App Soon for COVID-19 Cases

The Philippine government is getting ready to launch a contact tracing mobile app soon to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the country. According to an exclusive interview with Inquirer, National Privacy Commission (NPC) chair Raymund Liboro said that they are currently assisting a team of 15 software engineers and […]

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LOOK: Bea Alonzo donates face shields and ethyl alcohol to COVID-19 frontliners

Actress Bea Alonzo donated face shields and gallons of ethyl alcohol on Saturday to people manning the front lines in a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Bea shared this on Sunday on her Instagram account. She wrote: So, yesterday, we decided to create face shields for the frontliners. Thank you @luckycathy_binag for donating 2,000 raw […]

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Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber clarify relationship status on Instagram

Onscreen partners Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber clarify the status of their relationship in a joint post on Instagram. They address the statement to their followers who have supported their careers through the years. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MayMay Entrata (@maymay) on Apr 4, 2020 at 7:04pm PDT The two […]

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Lockdown imposed in Rizal province to prevent the spread of COVID-19

The spread of the COVID-19 virus has led to many places imposing lockdowns and quarantines to prevent its spread. With this, Acting Rizal Province Governor Reynaldo San Juan Jr. ordered a lockdown in the province starting Monday, April 6 starting at 8 am. Lockdown sa Lalawigan ng RizalSa bisa ng Executive Order No. 14, series […]

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Disney Announces New Release Dates for Its Roster of Movies

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic rocks the world, countries all over the globe begin to adjust to meet what is needed in order to flatten the curve. Part of that is Hollywood’s stalling of production and postponing of premieres for its projects. Disney recently announced a slew of updated release dates for its […]

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Bea Alonzo Launches Charity Drive, Creates Face Shields for COVID-19 Frontliners

Bea Alonzo recently launched I Am Hope, an initiative aimed towards providing frontliners with medical equipment as they face the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. She shared on her Instagram last Saturday a few photos of herself and her friends in action. They were busy sorting donations and fashioning do-it-yourself face shields from foam, acetate, […]

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CBCP Announces Guidelines for Celebrating Holy Week Amid Enhanced Community Quarantine

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines or CBCP has issued guidelines on celebrating Holy Week during the enhanced community quarantine period. This is so that Catholics may “find the balance between the worthy celebration of the liturgy of the Rites of Holy Week and the call of our health and civil authorities to help […]

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DOH: 83% of the 19,585 tested for COVID-19 turned out negative

The Department of Health (DOH) announced this Sunday that 83% of the 19,585 individuals who have been tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) so far have turned out with negative results. (This Online Map Shows Which Routes, Establishments, & Donation Centers Are Still Open Amid COVID-19 Pandemic) “Nais naming ipaalam na sa lahat ng tinetest […]

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President Duterte to donate one-month salary for COVID-19 fight

President Rodrigo Duterte will donate hid one-month salary in a bid to combat COVID-19 in the country, the Palace announced on Sunday. This comes after cabinet members announced that they will take 75% monthly pay cuts and about 200 members of the House of Representatives will donate an entire month of their salaries to provide […]

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LOOK: Watch This 4-Part Documentary on Hayao Miyazaki for FREE

Hayao Miyazaki has become a household name across the world for his amazing animated films. And now, you can learn more about his life, his creative process, and the behind-the-scenes of his world-acclaimed works in a four-part documentary currently being streamed for FREE on Japanese national broadcaster NHK! “10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki” is a four-part […]

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DOTr Provides Fuel Subsidy to Bus Companies For Free Bus Service Program

Bus companies and partners participating in the DOTr Free Ride for Health Workers Program get to receive fuel subsidies from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in order to sustain the continued operation of the program, as Luzon remains under enhanced community quarantine. This initiative stems from the directive of DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade to aid […]

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LIST: Where to Watch Live Online Masses in Metro Manila this Holy Week

Amid the month-long quarantine imposed throughout the entire Luzon area, the faithful are now turning to live-streamed Holy Mass celebrations to fulfill their Sunday obligation. Here’s a list of where you can watch and participate in the Holy Week and Easter Triduum celebrations at home with your family: Manila Cathedral Palm Sunday: 8 AM, 10 […]

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PGH Responds to Rumors About People Getting COVID-19 in the Grocery

Social media has been helpful in disseminating information at lightning-fast speed but at the same time, others have taken advantage of this by sharing unverified news. The latest one seems to be that hospitals are noticing that groceries are the source of COVID-19. According to a message spreading on social media, “So far ang trend […]

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