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Sinas unveils COVID facility in Bicutan

NATIONAL Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director, Major General Debold M. Sinas yesterday led the unveiling of a COVID-19 treatment facility for Metro Manila policemen who have contracted the virus while in the performance of their duties.

The Emergency Treatment Facility located inside the NCRPO headquarters in Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig City will house police officers in Metro Manila who are experiencing mild to severe COVID-19 symptoms, said the official.

“As the world continues to grapple with the current health crisis, the NCRPO has not stopped in its commitment to prioritize the health and welfare of its personnel who are playing remarkable roles in the battle to arrest the spread of the unseen killer virus,” said Sinas.

The facility was constructed thru the help of the Infiniweb Technology Incorporated headed by its officials Sunny Liu, Michell Hong, Sara Marce and Sofia Melhi.

It is the latest project of the NCRPO to help its personnel who have contracted the virus while manning quarantine control points or performing their day-to-day duties to prevent criminality in the metropolis.

“This facility will immediately attend to the emergency needs of the patients while they are waiting for available hospital rooms,” the NCRPO chief said.

According to the official, the facility which has 10 oxygen tanks with regulartors will accommodate in particular NCRPO men who are experiencing difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath.
Being managed by doctors and nurses from the NCRPO Health Service, the facility has a 10-bed capacity and equipped with two ECG machines, one cardiac monitor with defibrillator, five nebulizers,, six automatic spray dispenser, one patient monitor,10 bedside tables, 10 window-type air-conditioning system and 10 hospital beds with IV stands.

“Over the six months of being in the frontline of this plight, NCRPO’s interventions to prevent and cure the virus has been magnificent and effective. Nonetheless, we will continue what we have started and the public can be assured that Metro Manila police front-liners who serve them day to day are healthy, safe and free from the virus,” said Sinas.

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Alfred P. Dalizon
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