Mandaluyong deploys service vehicles for health workers
Mandaluyong City has deployed service vehicles offering free rides to health workers and emergency personnel working in the city.
For those going to Mandaluyong City Medical Center (MCMC), pick-up and drop-off points are located at Crossing (Starmall U-turn), Kalentong (Goldilocks), Gabbys (McDonalds), and Boni Avenue corner EDSA (7-Eleven U-turn).
They can catch a ride at the pick-up points from 5:30 a.m. to 6 a.m., 6 a.m to 6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m., 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The service vehicles will leave the hospital at 7 a.m. to 7:15 a.m., 8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m., 3 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., 5 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., and 11 p.m. to 11:15 p.m.
Meanwhile, essential personnel going to health centers in the city can catch a ride at the following pick-up and drop-off points: Gabbys (McDonalds), Acacia Lane/Shaw Boulevard (7-Eleven), Boni Avenue corner EDSA (7-Eleven U-turn), and Boni Avenue corner Barangka Drive (7-Eleven).
Service vehicles will depart the pick-up points at 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The vehicles will leave the health centers heading towards the identified drop-off points from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
On the other hand, those going to the City Hall, pick-up and drop-off points are located at Barangay Burol outpost, Brgy. Namayan outpost, and at the Brgy. Hall of Hagdang Bato Libis.
Pick-up and drop-off points are also located at the 7-Eleven near San Felipe Neri Parish, Mauway Motorpool, Brgy. Hall of Addition Hills, Brgy. Hall of San Jose, Brgy. San Jose outpost near the Coast Guard office, Brgy. Hall of Old Zaniga, and along San Francisco Street corner Coronado Street.
Service vehicles heading to the City Hall will be leaving the pick-up points from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
The vehicles will be leaving the City Hall to the drop-off points from 6 a.m. to 6:15 a.m., 2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., and 10 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.
After President Duterte placed Luzon under enhanced community quarantine, public mass transports were suspended, affecting not only employees of private companies, but also health workers and frontline personnel fighting the threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).