Taguig sets up ‘safe zones’ for exercise during pandemic

Water bottles and face masks for Taguig residents
Water bottles and face masks for Taguig residents

Taguig government personnel distributed water bottles and face masks for residents at the Heritage Memorial Park on July 4, 2020. (Photo from the Public Information Office of Taguig)

MANILA, Philippines — Taguig City has already set up “safe zones” for its residents who want to exercise, noting that it would implement health protocols amid the ongoing threat of the coronavirus disease pandemic.

In a statement, the city government said it stationed personnel along Bayani Road at the Heritage Memorial Park, a popular place for activities such as jogging, aerobics, and cycling on Saturday.

Personnel also distributed free masks and drinks for citizens at the Heritage Memorial Park.

The city government also established signs across the safe zone sites to remind the public of health protocols.

Police officers and local government employees were also deployed to inform residents about their violations.

Aside from this, the local government will put up bike repair areas and help desks at the designated safe zones.

Taguig said it started distributing bicycles to health centers to help its medical frontliners get to work with public transportation still limited due to the coronavirus quarantine.


For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next



Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Football news:

I would not be surprised if Pochettino is appointed in less than 3 days. Ex-Barca winger Carrasco on the club's new coach
Alaba about Mueller: we are Glad that Bayern have such a player
Jordi Cruyff replaced Donadoni at the head of China's Shenzhen
Tiago Pro 8:2 with Barca: Bayern haven't won anything yet
Bartomeu's future in Barcelona will be discussed by the Board of Directors next week
CSKA is ready to offer 7 million euros for defender Fuchs. Internacional wants 10 million^. CSKA intends to acquire the Central defender of Internacional Bruno Fuchs, who is also claimed by Monaco and Lille
Goretska Pro 8:2 with Barca: This is only the first of three steps