By J. Jala | 12:00 NOON March 22, 2020
Since the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, the availability of disposable face masks from commercial drugstores has been scarce.
This prompted couple Paul and Rose Ranara to make a washable version of these face masks.
The Ranara couple, who own Rose Paul Silhouette, joined forces to fast track their production.
“We are inspired to produce more for the safety of our frontliners,” said Rose.
Paul and Rose have prioritized to give the washable face masks to the frontliners including health workers for free.
Another designer, EJ Relampagos of EJ Relampagos Couture also donated reusable masks.
Masks were donated to hospitals and barangay health workers.
“Mao man ang akong available resources nga pwede i share at this point in time,” EJ said.
Fashion designers are working double-time to ensure all frontliners here have access to washable face masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus infection.
In the midst of a health crisis, some local leaders are also paying back the services and sacrifices of healthcare workers who act as frontliners in combating the spread of the novel coronavirus.
A provincial board member also delivered foods to policemen.
On her birthday, Panglao councilor Aya Montero-Caindec provided food to policemen at Panglao police station who are manning the curfew.
The Tagbilaran City Hall headed by Mayor John Geesnell “Baba” Yap also distributed health kits and food bundles to the indigent Tagbilaranons who are affected by the crisis.
Bohol Second District Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado gave goods and masks to frontliners at the rural health units, MDRRM Offices and police stations in the second district.
Rep. Alexie Tutor of the third district of Bohol also gathered goods and pledges for the stranded passengers in Leyte who will arrive tomorrow, Sunday, March 22 .These passengers will be quarantined in Ubay for 14 days.
She also gave food packs to the Aeta community in Loay who were affected by the low tourist arrivals in the province.
Provincial Board Member Jade Bautista provided some snacks to the policemen assigned in Alicia Municipal Police Station.