THE temporary health facility at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum Halls is now ready to accommodate COVID-19 patients. Manny Villar Group turned-over the newly-completed facility to the Philippine National Police (PNP) Medical Corps last April 15, 2020.
The PICC Quarantine Facility has 294 patient cubicles, 6 nurse stations, and 6 smart houses outside Forum building for the health workers.
“We are one with the Philippines in its fight against the widespread of COVID-19. Hence, we are delighted to have been able to convert PICC Forum halls to a makeshift hospital and is now ready for use ahead of schedule as this will greatly provide the optimal isolation space needed amid this pandemic,” said Manny B. Villar, Chairman of the Villar Group of Companies.
The Villar Group together with the Department of Public Works and Highways and EEI finished the job three (3) days earlier than the scheduled time by working 24/7.
The fully-airconditioned health facility at PICC complex will cater patients with mild to moderate cases of corona virus disease (COVID-19) and will be managed by The Philippine National Police (PNP) Medical Corps.