Assistant Secretary Nestor Santiago of the Department of Health and DOH Regional Director Paula Paz Sydiongco personally handed to the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur thru Governor Jerry Singson various medicines, other non-food and technical assistance from the Department of Health for the needs of the people of Ilocos Sur in relation to health.

This is a part of DOH response to the 7.0 magnitude that hit the province last 27 July 2022.

The health official promised to help with the restoration of health facilities that had minimal damages due to the impact of the earthquake.