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To further scale-up contact tracing efforts of the local government units (LGUs), the DILG Zambales led by Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V, in coordination with the DILG Olongapo City headed by City Director Amada T. Dumagat, conducted the “Provincial Roll Out on Enhancing COVID-19 Contact Tracing Work: Advanced Guide for Local Governments and Contact Tracers” on July 14, 2021 via zoom meeting platform.
Over 447 participants were trained which is composed of DILG-hired Contact Tracers, LGU Contact Tracers, together with Philippine National Police (PNP) and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel acting as contact tracers, members of Barangay Health Emergency Response Team (BHERT) and LGU volunteers from the province of Zambales and Olongapo City.
The said undertaking aimed to provide the contact tracers with advanced guide and practical skills set in conducting case investigation, efficient identification and tracking of close contacts and data management and analysis—as effective contact tracing remains as one of the key public health tools to stop the chain of transmission.