The Iloilo City Government has deployed more than 200 compliance officers to strictly enforce health safety standards as preventive measure against coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Mayor Jerry P. Treñas stressed they will impose strict compliance to wearing of face mask in public and physical distancing.
“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we deployed personnel as our Iloilo City Compliance Monitoring Team (CMT). This team ensures that all establishments are following the new rules and regulations such as the: wearing of face masks; sanitizing of hands before and after transactions; and observing proper distancing,” said Treñas.
“The team has been doing rounds to check if the protocols are being followed in public places. Also, our compliance team members are the in-charge to put up tarpaulins in plazas, establishments and in all any places visible to the public.”
The move is relative to implementation of anti-COVID-19 ordinances to safeguard the people as provided under:
Regulation Ordinance 2020-061 Mandating the Wearing of Face Mask in Public During Pandemic imposing P500 fine for violators.
Regulation Ordinance 2020-066 Implementing Physical Distancing imposing P500 fine for offenders and P5,000 fine for public establishments.