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PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS ON DENGUE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

I. PREVENTIVE EFFORTS
School based
Fogging and spraying operations of public and private schools prior to opening of classes
Provision of fine-meshed fish nets and gun tuckers for screens in all schools to keep mosquitoes out
Buddy system for easier fever monitoring and reporting
Provision of digital Thermometers to all schools
Provision of Multivitamins to all school children
IEC Provision of OL traps

Community based IEC

“Taob”Day Brgy-wide spearheaded by the barangays officials and health workers on Wednesdays and Saturdays and as the need arises. Households are however enjoined to have their 4 o’clock habit everyday
Barangay health workers conduct fever surveillance for earlier treatment to lessen complications and prevent mortality
Creation of A-DELTA FORCE (Anti Dengue Lamok Task force) in each barangay with the following functions
>search and destroy possible breeding places of Dengue mosquitoes in all areas in the barangays
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VIGAN CITY EMPLOYEES UNDERGO VOW AND ALAB SEMINARS

The City Government of Vigan under the leadership of Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina, initiated the series of educational and personal advancement seminars for employees, with the assistance of the Civil Service Commission personnel headed by CSC Ilocos Sur Director Hedy Jose Lardizabal. The VALUES ORIENTATION WORSHOP was conducted in two(2) days and ALAY SA BAYAN INDUCTION PROGRAM, in four(4) days for employees who has rendered less than two years in the service. With almost 600 employees, the training program was divided into batches. The Values Orientation Workshop consisted of 8 batches: March 20-21, March 21-22, April 10-11, April 17-18, May 8-9, May 10-11 and June 20-21, 2012.
The said VOW seminars conducted were attended by all Vigan City Employees from the rank and file to Department Heads. These seminars aim to motivate, enhance and develop the values of the employees. The participants went through a process of self-clarification and examination, self-visualiza... read more

It's More Fun at the Viva Vigan Trade and Food Fair

The City Government of Vigan held the Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts on April 28—May 6, 2012. An event of the Festival was the week- long VIVA VIGAN BINATBATAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS TRADE FAIR. Various goods and crafts were displayed from the different provinces of Luzon. ` Antique and root furniture's from the provinces of Benguet, Nueva Ecija and La Union. Bamboo craft from the province of Abra.

Hats, fans and wall décor made of buri leaf from the the provinces of Aurora and Ilocos Sur. The fancied antique furniture’s of Vigan City. It is also worth mentioning the different delicacies and food stuff from the provinces of Nueva Ecija, Benguet, Quezon City, and Ilocos Sur. Bagnet, longganisa, crab, dinengdeng are just few delicacies attracts local and foreign tourists.
The top grosser is the 9 Sisters Longganisa and Bagnet from Vigan City amounting to Php. 317,500.00 , second is Egg Choocks from Quezon City amounting to Php. 305,000.00 , th... read more

MARKET PERSONNEL, STRICTER ON ENTRY OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

The City Market Office has stepped up its measures to strictly enforce the Market Code partivularly the entry point of meat, poultry and marine products to be delivered at the Evaristo “Titong” Singson Commercial Complex also known as the Vigan Public Market.
The point of entry stated in the ordinance is the service road “Rampa” located at the first floor between the first and second modules of the Vigan Public Market. Any violation of the said ordinance shall be fined for P500.00 –first offense, P1,000.00 – second offense and P1,500.00 together with the suspension of business permit –third offense.
The Public Market Personnel enjoins all vendors and merchants of meat, poultry and marine products to adhere to this ordinance for a smooth and orderly operations in the Market . //cdg
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SUMMER FUN AT THE FIL-SPANISH FRIENDSHIP PARK

May was perhaps the busiest month for Mira Hills Fil -Spanish Friendship Park with the various activities sponsored by the City Government being held here, coupled with tourists coming in to visit as summer is ending and school is fast approaching.
On the first week, a Dog Show Competition which was part of the Viva Vigan Festival. This activity was conducted by the City Veterinary Office and is a yearly event of the Viva Vigan Festival. Though the activity had always been held at the Plaza Burgos, it was decided that the dog show be held at Mira Hills Park so that the dogs would be protected from the harsh sun with our trees as shade.
May was also the start of the free swimming clinic. This sports clinic has been a yearly program sponsored by the City Government to enhance this skill of the Bigueño children.
The swimming clinic also provides the kids with basic survival knowledge in cases of emergencies. The Swimming clinic started on May 7 and culminated on May 26 with ... read more

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