Gov. Arthur Yap will distribute rice to every Bohol home starting this month—timely when local government units (LGUs) focus their resources on quarantine and related COVID-19 responses.
Coming with the relief staple food are QR code contract tracing cards which help in tracking down individuals who may have close contact with a COVID case.
The QR means quick response.
This was just announced by the governor in his conference with the media at the Capitol this afternoon. The media briefing is ongoing as of this posting.
Yap first announced the rice and card distribution during his visit to the island barangays of Eastern and Western Cabul-an in Buenavista on Thursday.
He had the Office of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development (OPSWD) giving pack of five kilos of rice and canned goods to each of the 952 Cabul-an households.
In previous weeks, Yap had thousands of food packs delivered to the islands in other Second District towns where he also visited.
The governor’s visits made the islanders feel they are important to Bohol’s foremost leader.
The island food packs are separate and distinct from the rice subsidy which Yap will give to all families in Bohol.
The governor said “in this fight, no one should be left alone.”
“We cannot afford anyone in this province to feel alone, in hopelessness,” Yap said to the press people.