College of Architecture Student Welfare and Development Committee Coordinator Ar. Henry Felix Herrera recently organized swab booth and protection pack donations for COVID-19 frontliners in coordination with the United Architects of the Philippines Manila Atelier Chapter (UAP-MAC).
Herrera, a former president and the incumbent auditor of the UAP-MAC, was assisted by Ar. Mari-Louie De Leon, Ar. Jose Mari Tan, Engr. Bryan De Leon, Dr. Paz Genevieve Herrera, and the Institute of Community and Family Health, Inc. (ICFHI) Batch 2018. They partnered with Boysen Paints, Juan Balikbayan Inc., Capitol Masonic Lodge, Blac Designs, Fusion, Maynilad Water Services, Inc., and Awards Central to obtain donations.
Over the course of two months, swab testing booths were distributed to different beneficiaries including the University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Philippine General Hospital, Sta. Ana Hospital and Mary Chiles General Hospital, Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, Maria Clara Health Center, and Dapitan Quarantine Facility in Manila ; World Citi Hospital, Mount Grace Fe Del Mundo Hospital, AFP Medical Center in Quezon City; Marikina Testing Facility and Amang Rodriguez Medical Center in Marikina City; Antipolo Health Facility in Antipolo City; Tayabas Community Hospital Inc., in Quezon Province; and Las Piñas Health Office in Las Piñas City. Donations to other hospitals within the National Capital Region are ongoing.
In addition to booths, 60 bags with sets of face shields, bath soaps, and a month’s supply of Vitamin C were distributed to barangays in Zone 48, Sampaloc, Manila, while another 40 sets of the same protection pack were distributed to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at the Province of Bataan through Capt. Jeremiah Ching and PCG-Auxiliary. A hundred face shields were sent to Legarda Health Center and barangays in Zone 46 in Sampaloc, Manila.