DENR-Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) – Region I Director Engr. Maria Dorica Naz-Hipe in partnership with Holcim Philippines La Union Plant and CSI Group of Companies turned over 50 face shields and 5 boxes of disposable face mask to La Union Medical Diagnostic Center and Hospital and 50 face shields and 5 boxes of disposable face mask to Bethany Hospital in San Fernando City, La Union on June 6, 2020.

         Regional Director Hipe handed over the said face shields and face masks to Ms. Gina Revilla and Mr. Jesus Maglaya, Jr. of La Union Medical Diagnostic Center and Hospital and to Engr. Jun Pinzon, Ms. Marivic Solomon and Mr. Michael Hufana of Bethany Hospital.

         The said donation will help cover the limited supply of face shields and face masks that protect our medical frontliners from contracting COVID-19. RD Hipe was joined by Environmental Management Specialist II Ma. Virginia Mercedes Eufrocina Acosta and Information Officer II Divine Joy Picar. Minimum public health standards were strictly observed during the turnover such as the use of face masks and face shields and physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.