Mobile clinic in town of Albay offers free COVID-19 tests and health checks


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LIGAO CITY – The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Daraga City launched a mobile laboratory and diagnostic clinic on Tuesday afternoon to provide free medical services to residents.

Mayor Carlwyn “Awin” Baldo told reporters at a press conference that the mobile clinic will travel directly to Daraga’s 54 villages to help residents who cannot afford to travel to the municipal health office in due to financial constraints.

“By doing this, we can prevent [various] illness(es) from getting worse and maintaining a healthy community with the help of medical teams,” Baldo said.

The mobile laboratory and diagnostic clinic offers free services including medical examinations and laboratory tests such as X-rays, ultrasounds, complete blood chemistry, all serological tests, drug tests, urine and fecalysis analyses, and the COVID-19 reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction. test.

Baldo said the mobile laboratory and diagnostic clinic will remain until the public hospital the LGU plans to build is completed.

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