SUBIC BAY FREEPORT -- A total of 5,000 face shields were distributed to medical and civilian frontliners in Olongapo City and Bureau of Customs (BOC)– Manila.
According to BOC-Port of Subic District Collector Maritess Martin, the donation was a gesture of continued support to medical front liners and stakeholders to meet their need for increased protection and assistance.
Martin said the distribution of face shields aims to ensure the safety and protection of the stakeholders as they do their business within the Port's vicinity.
“Our mantra says, ‘Service is the Heart of the Port of Subic’,” she added.
At least 3,500 face shields were distributed to, Mother and Child General Hospital, Our Lady of Lourdes International Medical Center, and St. Jude Medical Center, and ZMMG Coop Hospital, all in Olongapo City, and Unihealth-Baypointe Hospital and Medical Center in this Freeport.
Also received the equipment were the local government of Olongapo City, James L. Gordon Memorial Hospital, as well as the Olongapo City Health Office.
BOC-Subic turned over 2,000 face shields to the Office of the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs Main Office in Manila for distribution to Customs front liners.
“We thank SSM Ahmed Trading and all the men and women of the Port of Subic for their support and assistance to making the donation possible,” said Martin.