Cayabyab conducts ‘Barangay Day’

LUBAO, Pampanga — In a bid to bring government services closer to the people, the municipal government here conducted its first “Barangay Day” in San Roque Dau I on Tuesday.

Mayor Mylyn Pineda-Cayabyab led municipal officials and employees in providing services to residents of the barangay.

Medical and dental services, as well as employment, engineering and civil registration assistance were farmed out to residents.

Municipal health officers provided free medical consultations and medicines for hypertension and diabetes.

The municipal dental bus was also on standby for oral health consultations.

Cayabyab also received various requests and answered queries relevant to the services the LGU is providing its constituency.

Those seeking enployment were also registered to be referred to companies thru the public employment services office.

Since “bird flue” remains the hottest issue in the province, Municipal Agricultural Officer Maria David shared information about the disease to dispel public fear about the disease.

Planting of malunggay and papaya will also be part of the next barangay visit to promote backyard farming among the constituency.

This was the first of a weekly barangay visitations that the LGU will conduct until the first quarter of 2018.

Cayabyab hopes to conduct the same activity in at least one barangay per week.

She said all requests for projects and other services shall be consolidated and included in the next budget deliberation of either the LGU or national agencies concerned.