LGUs can make efforts to fund for COVID 19 prevention and treatment to their cities and municipalities.
Tarlac Governor Susan Yap donated her almost three-month salary to buy 500 units of Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits to be used in the province’s fight against the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
The rapid test kits amounting to P375,000 will be used by the Tarlac Provincial Hospital (TPH) and other government hospitals in the province in testing probable Covid-19 cases. Likewise, the entire salary of Vice Governor Carlito David and all the 13 Board Members that comprises the Sangguniang Panlalawigan [SP] of Tarlac donated their salaries for the month of April to help in the provincial government’s fight against the dreaded COVID-19. Their entire salaries for the month of April amounting to P1,222,828.36 as their collective effort to extend help and assistance to their constituents in the province to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.