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#FlexYourMayor: Netizens praise their mayor’s actions amid COVID-19 pandemic

The efforts of the local government units did not go unnoticed when it comes to helping their residents during the community quarantine.

  • Mayors found ways on how to serve citizens and help the national government regarding COVID-19 case testing.

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has taken its toll on the country. With the sudden rise of cases, local government units are now thinking of ways on how to help their people from being infected.

With this, more and more Filipinos are starting to realize the importance of their LGUs. Here are  notable actions that are worth the hype and praise:


Renters aren’t citizens of Mandaluyong? Maybe these officials don’t care about the others.


Mayor Kieth Nieto makes sure that there are daily food distributions, financial aid, alcohol refill, face masks, ascorbic acid, multi-vitamins, food and drinks for frontliners, He headed the disinfection of villages in Cainta, Rizal.

Iloilo City

Iloilo City was praised because of its proactiveness when it comes to receiving donations from businesses and organizations. The cash and goods the LGU received will be used for their projects regarding COVID-19. They also ordered test kits from South Korea and provided transportation for the health workers. Community kitchens with daycare facilities started to roam around the city to provide food for the citizens.

Valenzuela City

The LGU of Valenzuela offered Central Isolation Centers for PUIs. They have also distributed food packs, vouchers, disinfectant solutions, and 200 sacks of rice.

Makati City

Makati City Mayor Abby Binay spearheaded the release of Php2,000 worth of initial assistance for the city’s tricycle and jeepney drivers. She also provided buses to and from the hospital for the frontliners and food packs for those who live in Makati.

Marikina City

Mayor Marcy Teodoro of Marikina City has been making headlines for his proactive solutions when it comes to COVID-19. He has set up sanitation tents, a molecular laboratory which can be used for mass testing, free transportation to those who needed to buy basic necessities, free disinfectants, and soap, and planned to use local testing kits to be used by residents for free.


Pasig City

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has been the talk of the town ever since he started thinking of more creative ways to serve his people amid the community quarantine. He has launched the mobile palengke, free usage of city-owned bikes and buses for the health workers, disinfection of streets, sanitation tents, mobile kitchens, sanitation teams, and food packs for Pasig residents.

Written by J M

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