PRO8 Procures Php 888K Worth of PPEs and Materials

PRO8 Procures Php 888K Worth of PPEs and Materials


Camp Ruperto K Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – The Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 through the flagship of PBGEN BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director, in coordination with the Regional Logistics and Research Development Division 8 (RLRDD 8) procured Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and materials worth of     Php 888K for its personnel on March 18, 2020 – April 29, 2020.

In response to safeguard PRO8 personnel from the COVID-19, RLRDD 8 purchased a total of Php 888, 078.00 worth of PPEs and materials to be used by the Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs) stationed in Regional Headquarters, City Police Offices and Provincial Offices, personnel manning in Quarantine Control Points and those who will be involved in the contact tracing of suspected patients in the entire region.

A total amount of Php 835, 751.50 worth of PPEs were purchased while Php 52, 654.00 worth of materials procured for the renovation of identified PRO8 Isolation Facilities.

The procured PPEs includes: Locally Manufactured Suits, OR Gown (Disposable), N95 Mask, Surgical Mask, Face Mask, Gloves (Nitrite), Globs (Rubberized), Chemical Resistant Steel Toe and Shank Boots, Goggles, Thermo Scan, Alcohol, Chlorine, Zonrox (Cleaning Angent), Garbage Bag (Bio-Hazard), Power Sprayer, Flash Light, Duct Tape and Zip lock Pack.

“These PPEs would be of great help to our personnel who untiringly enforce the law as frontliners, for them to be protected from the exposure of the virus amid this pandemic,” RD Balba said.

RD Balba keeps reminding everyone to observe safety precautions such as washing your hands properly, avoid touching your mouth, eyes, nose (MEN), cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough, avoid crowded places and contact with anyone who has fever or cough and practice religiously social/physical distancing.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following numbers and social media accounts: Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).