5 days PH Red Cross introduces hotline 1158 for COVID-19 concerns MB
By Jel Santos A 24/7 hotline dedicated to people with concerns about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was created by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to serve the public during these trying times. Data showed that PRC COVID-19 hotline 1158 has attended 128 calls since its inception last week. PRC said most of the queries were about COVID-19 symptoms and when to seek treatment or hospitalization. The humanitarian organization said only trained volunteers are handling calls giving information aligned with the messages of the Department of Health and the World Health Organization. A volunteer doctor, according to PRC, is always ... more