VALENZUELA CITY – Two health stations were opened in Valenzuela City as part of its efforts to strengthen the healthcare system in the city by making the basic health services even more accessible to residents.
Valenzuela City Mayor Rexlon Gatchalian and other city officials headlined the inauguration and blessing ceremonies of the Lower Tibagan Health Station in Barangay Gen. T. de Leon and Disiplina Village Ugong Health Station in Barangay Ugong.
Akin to other health stations in the city, facilities in Lower Tibagan and DV Ugong Health Stations also adhere to the standards set forth by the Department of Health (DOH) and World Health Organization (WHO).
At present, Valenzuela City has 58 health stations.
During the event, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Valenzuela also opened the new Police Outpost in Disiplina Village Ugong.
Meanwhile, the city government continues distributing Christmas gifts to residents through its Pamaskong Handog project.
A total of 13,319 senior citizens from Barangays Bagbaguin, Gen. T. de Leon, Mapulang Lupa and Ugong have received their Noche Buena gifts.
Gatchalian and city councilors are visiting schools and community covered courts to personally give the elderly packs of rice and groceries.
The gift-giving was held as the city government’s way of bringing cheers to its senior citizens which will run until December 16.
The City Social Welfare and Development Office reported that the Pamaskong Handog initiative has 52,974 recipients this year.