Davao's 24/7 COVID-19 clinic now ready to serve patients

Published December 6, 2021, 1:41 PM

by Zea Capistrano

DAVAO CITY — A 24/7 COVID-19 clinic is now ready to provide services for patients with COVID-realated concerns free of charge.

Mayor Sara Duterte and representatives from partner agencies and the Chargé d’ Affaires, ad interim of U.S. Embassy Manila, Heather Variava attended the opening of the clinic on Friday, December 3 in Doña Vicenta Village in Bajada. The clinic started to serve patients today, December 6.

The city government of Davao partnered with Reach Health-U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the establishment of the COVID-19 Cluster Clinic.

COVID-19 Task Force Spokesperson Dr. Michelle Schlosser said “all services related to COVID-19 management is there” including contact tracing, consultation and medicine, swab test, quarantine or isolation, transportation, and food for suspected, probable, or confirmed COVID-19 cases. The clinic will also offer telemedicine consultations.

“Wala ni siya’y limitation sa patients. We have enough doctors to address their concerns. (The clinic has no limit in terms of the number of patients. We have enough doctors to address their concerns),” Schlosser said.

The city will put up seven more clinics that will provide services for all COVID-related concerns for free 24/7.