DOH declares ‘Code Blue Alert’ in Metro Manila

The Department of Health (DOH) declared Tuesday a “Code Blue Alert” in all government hospitals and health facilities in Metro Manila following the continuing inclement weather brought about by southwest monsoon.

“We have raised the alert due to the series of flooding in various areas of the region and the rising number of affected residents due to the continuous downfall of heavy rains,” DOH-National Capital Region (NCR) Director Eduardo Janairo. (Read the rest of this entry)