Meralco backs DPWH in creating health hubs

Manila Electric Co. supports the the plan of the Department of Public Works and Highways to convert three multi-purpose venues into much-needed additional health and medical facilities to support the treatment and health monitoring of people infected with the COVID-19 virus.

Meralco president and chief executive officer Ray Espinosa said in a statement the company was reinforcing its service delivery during these critical times.

“We at Meralco are one with the government in providing support to our country’s frontliners, as they care and nurse back to health those who are afflicted with COVID-19. The immediate conversion of the three facilities into health centers is crucial, and we will do our part by ensuring fast, adequate and safe energization. Reliable power is critical too, and Meralco commits uninterrupted flow of electricity to the temporary structures,” Espinosa said.

Meralco vowed to work around the clock to ensure the immediate development of electrical system in the Philippine International Convention Center, the World Trade Center in Pasay City and the Ninoy Aquino Stadium at the Rizal Memorial Complex in Manila.

Topics: Manila Electric Co. , Meralco , Department of Public Works and Highways , DPWH , health and medical facilities , coronavirus disease 2019 , COVID-19
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