Covid-19 Updates – Ched

Registry of Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel of Public and Private Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) for Voluntary COVID-19 Vaccination

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) asked the Department of Health (DOH) to consist of coaching and non-teaching personnel of public and personal better education establishments (HEIs) inside the Priority Eligible Group B for COVID-19 Vaccination Program of the countrywide government.

DOH Undersecretary Dr. Myrna C. Cabotaje requested the Commission to have first a registry of these teaching and non-coaching employees of HEIs. In view of this, all CHED Regional Offices are tasked to touch the higher training institutions (HEIs) under their jurisdiction and survey the names of the personnel who’re inclined to enroll in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program. This registry can be forwarded to the DOH Sub-Task Group on Registry and Data Management for consideration.

Registration can be carried out via the following Google shape hyperlinks below. Teaching and non-coaching employees may have separate paperwork assigned. The hyperlinks are as follows:

For coaching personnel:

For non-coaching employees:

Registration will near till the goal variety of individuals for this system is reached. For queries, please e mail Ms. Rowena Buenconcejo at [email protected] or at [email protected]

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CHED contributes P15B for COVID-19 response

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) contributed P15-billion to reinforce budget for country-led initiatives in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide financial relief to negative and prone organizations who’re most stricken by the monetary fallout from this worldwide health crisis.

“CHED’s contribution of P15,317,631,000 is certainly one of the most important, if no longer the most important single organization guide to the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte for the whole state to elevate finances to support mitigating techniques in responding to the present fitness crisis,” stated CHED Chairman J. Prospero E. De Vera III.

De Vera stated that this amount was from the unreleased appropriations of CHED on the following packages that are sluggish moving, tough to put into effect because of the pandemic, or had been labelled “for later release” inside the 2020 General Appropriations Act (GAA) and could no longer be launched for the organization to contribute in responding to COVID-19:

  • Development of standards of excellence for HEIs
  • Establishment of primary e-library facilities in SUCs
  • Financial assistance for publish-graduate students
  • Financial help for the enhancement of courses and programs to Social Work, Guidance Counseling and Psychology
  • Funding necessities for the sustainable improvement dreams and Futures Thinking Program
  • Funding Requirements for Trainings and Programs to enhance the quality of English inside the Tertiary stage
  • A portion of the funding for help and incentives, scholarships and offers
  • Renovation of Central Office Building
  • Acquisition of Lot in Region IV-A

“The UAQTE finances for the repayment of second semester lessons and miscellaneous costs and 2d semester TES became also contributed with the aid of CHED to the COVID-19 alleviation fund because these will now be protected inside the 2021 GAA. All nation universities and faculties (SUCs) and nearby universities and schools (LUCs) are actually the use of the new instructional calendar and their 2nd semester for instructional yr 2020-2021 begins in January 2021. With this choice, the UAQTE will be implemented on a economic year in place of an educational yr foundation starting this September,” brought De Vera.

Republic Act No. 11469 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act” was enacted to declare a State of Public Health Emergency and authorize the President to exercise important powers to perform urgent measures to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

De Vera said that CHED has additionally realigned price range from the closing 2020 price range to help SUCs produce COVID-19 associated products including alcohol/alcogel and personal protecting device (PPEs) for distribution to frontliners and for their needs while the faculties reopen in August; massive schooling program for school contributors to prepare for flexible getting to know; and technical assistance to enhance connectivity in universities and colleges.

“CHED is constantly cooperating with the countrywide government’s efforts to make sure the achievement of the whole-of-government mobilization of property to triumph over this present fitness disaster,” De Vera stated.




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TES stipends now available to grantees in SUCs and LUCs amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) maintain the discharge of price range for the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) Program to grantees in state universities and faculties (SUCs) and CHED-diagnosed nearby universities and schools (LUCs) for Academic Year 2019-2020 at the same time as the COVID19 pandemic maintains to have an effect on the usa.

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Sorsogon creates first provincial quarantine vicinity in Bicol location

Sorsogon has established its first provincial quarantine middle on the Sorsogon State College (SSC) in response to the growing number of humans below statement (PUMs) and folks underneath research (PUIs) because the COVID-19 pandemic maintains to hit the u . s ..

The Interagency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) on March 24, 2020 stated that all local authorities units (LGUs) that plan to use the centers of kingdom universities and colleges (SUCs) need to enter a memorandum of settlement (MOA) with the CHED and the SUC.

The quarantine middle on the SSC changed into created for the duration of a teleconference meeting between CHED Chairman J. Prospero E. De Vera III; SSC Chairman of the Board Commissioner Aldrin A. Darilag, CHED Executive Director Cinderella Filipina Benitez-Jaro, Sorsogon Governor Francis “Chiz” Escudero, SSC President Helen R. Lara and CHED Regional Director Freddie T. Bernal beneath the technical steering of the CHED Public Health Experts Group led by using  Dean Jun Belizario.

“As Chairman of the Sorsogon State College Board of Trustees, I commend SSC underneath the very capable leadership of President Helen R. Lara for opening its doors to PUIs and PUMs  and permitting the use of its centers as quarantine regions,” Darilag stated. “With the leadership and cooperation among CHED Chairman Popoy De Vera and Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero, we were able to finalize an agreement so as to allow using SSC’s premises as a quarantine center,” he introduced.

SSC President Helen R. Lara also expressed her optimism on the initiative as the SSC community willingly extends its support to the provincial authorities. “By opening the doors of the College and permitting the usage of the centers therein for a completely noble motive, it’s far a sturdy assertion and manifestation of the College community that we are actively becoming a member of the fight towards this invisible and deadly enemy and we are able to continue to achieve this until we comprise the same,” she stated.

“The creation of this provincial quarantine middle through CHED-LGU-SSC collaboration is a blueprint that different LGUs can now use to prepare for the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. We can be successful best if countrywide government businesses paintings with LGUs, as instructed with the aid of the President, with out crimson tape, inside the spirit of partnership,” De Vera said.




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CHED issues guidelines for LGUs organising quarantine centers in SUCs

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has issued hints to local government devices (LGUs) that plan to apply the centers of kingdom universities and schools (SUCs) as quarantine facilities because the combat in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic keeps in the u . s . a ..

The Interagency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has earlier followed a policy that all LGUs who plan to use the facilities of SUCs as quarantine centers ought to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the CHED to ensure consistency and duty within the operation of those facilities.

The CHED has organized a Public Health Experts Group led by means of University of the Philippines (UP)  Manila College of Public Health Dean Jun Belizario to provide technical help to both LGUs and SUCs in organising and running quarantine facilities.

Quarantine facilities are areas wherein Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) and Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) may be accommodated for less difficult tracking and provision of fitness care.

Under the hints, LGUs ought to discover SUCs of their areas that can be converted right into a quarantine center/ network isolation unit (CIU). They shall ensure that the subsequent necessities and offerings are met for setting up quarantine facilities/CIUs in SUCs:

  • Spaces or venues equipped with utilities and primary facilities

  • Required LGU employees (CIU manager, sanitation officer, medical doctor through teleconsult, other healthcare employees and help personnel)

  • Food, sanitation, infection manipulate fitness monitoring and spark off referral structures

  • Provision of security, waste management and vector manipulate, and psychosocial wellbeing and assist for PUMs/PUIs.

  • Once compliant with the necessities, the SUC, LGU and CHED shall signal a MOA. SUCs can also increase the logistics and shall often update the CHED Regional Offices (CHEDROs) regarding their repute specially for breaches in protocols and other issues.

    The CHEDROs will help the Public Health Experts Group, SUC and the LGU in the established order of quarantine facilities or CIUs in the facilities. They may also monitor compliance with the MOA and will report the identical to the IATF.

    Discussions at the established order of quarantine centers might be accomplished through teleconferencing among CHED, LGUs, and SUCs with the technical help of the general public health experts.

    The province of Sorsogon below Governor Francis Joseph “Chiz”  Escudero is now in talks with CHED and the Sorsogon State College to establish a quarantine middle within the premises of the college. It is anticipated that this facility can be prepared this week.




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    COVID-19 Outbreak Quick Response Initiative

    COVID-19 Outbreak Extended School Fees Collection

    Thank you, CPSU!

    The Central Philippines State University (CPSU) headed via University President Dr. Aladino C. Moraca, in partnership with Ramon Uy Foundry Shop Corporation and the Department of Agriculture Region VI, helped the farmers to market their merchandise in the Negros Occidental whose livelihoods were significantly tormented by the Community Quarantine.

    CPSU also produced and distributed almost 1,500 washer-friendly facemasks with filters to the frontliners of Philippine National Police-Kabankalan City, Dr. Gumersindo Garcia Sr. Memorial Hospital, Barangay Camingawan Health Unit, Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office – Kabankalan, Quarantine Control Points, CPSU System, and University Medical-Dental Health Unit.

    Farmers, members of Integrated Nanay Association of CPSU AEOP–FVTC community, CPSU Production Center vendors, tricycle drivers, and employees working inside the campus had been also a number of the recipients of the facemasks.

    CPSU’s Research, Development, and Extension Center and Extension and Community Services Office have additionally been collaborating with the Junior Chambers International CHICKS United to distribute food for the Inter–agency Task Force frontliners at Brgy. Tagukon and on the Demo Farm, Brgy. Hilamonan, Kabankalan City.

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    Thank you, CSPC!

    The Camarines Sur Polytechnic College (CSPC), headed by way of University President Dr. Charlito P. Cadag, provided help amid the COVID-19 pandemic with the aid of dispensing face shields and food packs to the displaced workers and frontliners inside the towns of Nabua and Bato, Camarines Sur.

    College of Health Studies Dean Marilyn N. Rivera and Program Chair / Principal of Midwifery Mrs. Alice D. Nuyda led the donation of face shields to the frontliners of the Bureau of Fire Protection and Rural Health Unit of Bato, as well as the distribution of food packs to 50 tricycle, motorized and “padyak” drivers in Nabua.

    Some CSPC Naval Reservists volunteers, personnel, and Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps body of workers also helped the frontliners inside the implementation of the curfew and network quarantine in Iriga City and municipalities of Nabua, Bato, and Pili.

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    Thank you, KSU!

    Kalinga State University (KSU) produced and distributed vitamin-enriched food products, and alcohol-based sanitizers to checkpoint employees/the front liners and KSU employees in seven municipal LGUs and 1 city LGU inside the place.

    The KSU Action Frontline against CoViD-19 Pandemic or “KASUPANG” (stimulated with the aid of the Kalinga time period kasupang this means that counterpart) is a assignment headed by University President Eduardo T. Bagtang.

    The initiative also includes facemask distribution, campus disinfection, and food and transportation help for stranded students and checkpoints personnel.

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    Thank you, UNP!

    Through the combined science-based totally assistance and funding of the University of Northern Philippines (UNP) and Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD), clean and processed oyster mushrooms had been dispensed to groups, indigent families and frontline workers within the Ilocos location.

    The stated initiative, led by means of UNP President F. Erwin Cadorna and UNP’s Agro-forestry & Natural Resources Researches’ coordinator Ms. Maritess Raboy, also advantage the livelihood of mushroom growers within the area.

    Since April 14, greater than 2,000 families in 12 barangays have benefited from the undertaking.

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    Thank you, ASU!

    Aklan State University (ASU) School of Arts and Sciences faculty, lead with the aid of Chemical Engineer Tomas O. Ortega and Dr. Arlene B. Dela Cruz, produced 70% ethyl alcohol answer from gin to enhance the shortage of sanitizers in Aklan.

    Bottles of distilled alcohol were disbursed to the provincial government, Doctor Rafael S. Tumbokon Memorial Hospital, Rural Health Units in Makato, DepEd-Banga, and DSWD-Aklan.

    Led by University President Dr. Anna Mae C. Relingo, ASU also donated face shields and mask to Pana Health Care MPC Hospital, Aklan Cooperative Mission Hospital, St. Jude Hospital, and Doctor Rafael S. Tumbokon Memorial Hospital.

    Students and college of the College of Teacher Education initiated Oplan SIGA (Simple Generous Acts) and distributed remedy goods and cash assistance to families and frontliners of their communities.

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    Thank you, CAPSU Dayao!

    Capiz State University dispensed their regionally-produced alcohol-based hand sanitizers with 99% ethanol to non-public and public hospitals, health facilities, border checkpoints of Roxas City and the adopted barangays of CapSU: Brgy. Dayao, Brgy. Libas, and Brgy. Barra.

    Aside from the 99% ethanol crafted from sugarcane, the hand sanitizer includes moisturizing sellers to avoid skin infection, and other natural materials to do away with the strong odor of ethanol. Another formula is presently being advanced to make the sanitizer mosquito repellant, for the advantage of the front liners on responsibility within the border checkpoints.

    This initiative to cope with the scarcity of alcohol and different disinfectants in the province is being led by way of Dr. Editha C. Alfon, CapSU President and Dr. Sebastian C. Caduco, Jr., Dayao Satellite College Director, with the assist of the Capiz Provincial Government.

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    Thank you, ZSCMST!

    Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZCMST) prolonged their assist to the network by using donating personal defensive equipment (PPE) to frontliners and dispensing meals packs to stranded college students and personnel.

    Through the university’s COVID Emergency Response marketing campaign “ZSCMST COVER” led by College President Dr. Jaime G. Jalon, the Faculty Club prepared and dispensed food packs to ZSCMST students and employees. Snacks had been also dispensed to masses of frontliners throughout the city, inclusive of the ones stationed in ADZU Lantaka Isolation Center, a COVID-19 facility inside the region.

    The Faculty Club additionally turned over 20 units of PPEs to the Zamboanga City Medical Center.

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    Thank you, ISCOF!

    The Iloilo State College of Fisheries (ISCOF), led through President Dr. Godelyn Gallega-Hisole, is aiming to produce five,000 units of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which include hoods, robes, aprons, and shoe covers.

    Through ISCOF’s Office of Extension Services and Community Development, more than 100 school and staff are mobilized for this “Bayanihan Initiative”.

    Initial sets of PPE produced by using ISCOF have been given to health workers of Western Visayas Regional Medical Center, West Visayas State University Hospital, Ramon D. Duremdes Hospital, Barotac Nuevo’s Don Jose Sutiguer Monfort Memorial Medical Center, Barotac Nuevo Municipal Risk Reduction and Management Council, and Barotac Nuevo’s Barangay Health and Emergency Response Team.

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    Thank you, MinSCAT!

    Applying their understanding in agricultural studies and development, Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) led through Dr. Levy B. Arago, Jr. disbursed locally-produced Vitamin C-wealthy calamansi juice and hand-crafted herbal cleaning soap to hospitals and local government gadgets in Oriental Mindoro to fight towards COVID-19.

    MinSCAT’s concocted calamansi juice and herbal soap – so that it will boost the frontliners’ immune system, inhibit viral and bacterial growth, and prevent viral infection – have been allotted to policemen, checkpoint officers, healthcare employees, and skeleton staff of the local government gadgets of Calapan, Baco, Victoria, and Naujan.

    More bars of soap (in Carrots, Tomato, Calamansi, Lemon Grass, Coffee, Oregano, and Acapulco versions) are expected to be given out because the university’s Herbal Soap Laboratory operation is ongoing.

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    Thank you, UEP!

    The University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) allotted 1,three hundred bottles of disinfectants and 271 bottles of rubbing alcohols to the frontliners in Catarman, Northern Samar. a hundred portions of face shields and one hundred units of protection kits that consist of hand sanitizers with seaweed extract, nasal sprays, facemask coating sprays, and washable face mask have been also dispensed.

    Among the recipients are staff of Northern Samar Provincial Hospital, Catarman Police Station, 803rd Philippine Army Brigade, Catarman Fire Station, Northern Samar Provincial Police Office, and Catarman Local Government Units. Frontliners of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, Security Bank, Development Bank of the Philippines, Landbank of the Philippines, Metrobank, BDO, China Bank, Philippine National Bank additionally benefited.

    The UEP’s COVID-19 Crisis Management Team, led by using President Dr. Cherry I. Ultra and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Ronaldo A. Amot, additionally provided alleviation items to greater than a hundred and forty motor cab drivers inside the municipality.

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