PCSO gives P10-M financial assistance to Regional Hospital

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) provided PhP10 million financial assistance to Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital (JBLMRH) to support its efforts against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

PCSO Pampanga Branch Manager Maria Lourdes Siscar Soliman personally turned over the check to JBLMRH Medical and Professional Staff chief Alfonso Danac and Finance department head Joy Flores.

“The amount is part of PCSO’s PhP447 Million financial grant to 81 government hospitals in the country pursuant to the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act,” Soliman said.

“Coverage of the assistance is specifically limited to COVID 19 cases and shall be utilized for testing kits, reagents, medical/ diagnostic equipment, confinement, medicines, laboratory/ diagnostic procedures and personal protective equipment,” she added.