PIA Press Release
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
LCDRRMC turns over new vehicle to city health officeby Lito M. Giron
LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Jan. 10 (PIA) –- Lucena City Mayor Barbara Ruby Talaga personally hand-over the key of the new vehicle to city health officer Wilfredo Frondoza in a simple ceremony held recently in this city.
Mayor Talaga, said the vehicle will serve as service vehicle of city health office in times of calamity or other untoward incident in the city.
Also, the vehicle will be used to meet the medical needs of the poor families in this city particularly during medical activity, transporting of patients and other medical necessities, Talaga said.
This is the third vehicle purchased by the city government thru Lucena City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (LCDRRMC). The first two vehicles purchased were ambulance that being used by Bureau of Fire Protection and LCDRRMC, as response vehicle.
Talaga added with the purchase of these vehicles, the delivery of services of LCDRRMC to residents of this city has gradually addressed in times of calamity.
Frondoza, on the other hand said the new vehicle will help in improving the health services in the rural barangays. (PIA-Quezon)