Adamson University opens doors to house and care for UP PGH health workers

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Adamson University to health workers
Adamson University is assisting the UP-PGH with housing and shuttle services. Photo courtesy of Adamson University.

Adamson University opened its doors to house and care for the University of The Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP PGH) health workers as the hospital has been designated a COVID-19 referral center.

The Catholic university in San Marcelino, Manila, opened its women’s volleyball team dormitory to house and feed around 24-30 PGH health workers. UP-PGH has been designated as a COVID-19 referral center.

“Every week a new group comes in because their duties are a week-long, then they take a break for a week, so a new group comes in after that,” shared by University’s representative to the UAAP Board of Managing Directors, Fr. Aldrin Suan, CM.

To help health workers get to work and back safely, Adamson also deployed two of its buses.

“We are deploying two buses daily to transport the staff of Makati Medical Center because there’s transport right now. To help them get to work and home safe, we gave them our buses,” Fr. Suan shared.

The first bus destination is to and from Paliparan-Molino Road in Cavite while the other bus has a pick-up point at the LRT-Monumento Station in Caloocan.

Fr. Suan also shared that more than 60 student-athletes who are still in their dorms took the initiative to be in charge of packing relief goods to be distributed to barangays in need in Manila, Paranaque, and Valenzuela.

“Sila talaga yung nagli-lead sa donation drive natin.” Fr. Suan said.

Adamson University reported that the San Marcelino-based group of Vincentian priests have been helping the poorest members of their community, frontliners, and the students who are stranded in different dorms during this COVID 19 Pandemic. They have distributed relief packs, hot meals, and hygiene kits for the past five weeks.

If you wish to donate to Adamson University’s efforts you may deposit any amount to the following accounts:

Account Name: Adamson University
Account Numbers:
BDO- 3948- 0003- 11
PNB- 1685-7000-5185
BPI- 2651-0017-33
Metrobank- 0443044962714
Or through
PayPal.me/ NelsonBisco
Donations in kind may be brought to the SVP Parish Church along San Marcelino.

Following its designation as a COVID 19 referral center, UP-PGH set up the Bayanihan Na! Operations Center Hotline to respond to inquiries about COVID-19 and to accept donations and provided Tele-Kumusta electronic visitation to patients.

Meantime, Philippine Science High School (PSHS) also opened its Quezon City campus to help patients and employees of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) avoid long travel.

SEND CHEERS in the comments below to Adamson University for extending assistance to UP-PGH health workers fighting COVID-19.

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