June 1, 2020, Metro Manila is transitioning to a General Community Quarantine (GCQ) status as announced by President Rodrigo Duterte. As the government eases restrictions across the country, Mary Johnston Hospital (MJH) reminds the public to be vigilant and to strictly follow health protocols against the coronavirus when they start going out of their respective houses and resume their daily work routine.
Always wear a mask, wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your face, maintain social distancing, and avoid crowded areas whenever possible. Remember, there is no penalty for employing overreaction on our hygiene but also be sensitive enough for others. With the number of cases rising and the absence of a vaccine, nothing remains certain. Let us continue working together against this battle and save lives.
The Department of Health (DOH) states that as of May 31, 2020, the country
On behalf of the management, its 200 front line workers, and the Board of Trustees, Mary Johnston Hospital (MJH) would like to express its deepest gratitude to the Honorable Presidential Spokesperson, Secretary Herminio López Roque or Secretary Harry Roque for the Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and Test Kits he extended to the hospital. MARAMING SALAMAT PO. MJH is truly blessed to receive support from the good Secretary.
As of May 27, 2020, the City of Manila has a total of 1,301 confirmed cases, according to the data released by the Manila Public Information Office. Of these confirmed cases, a total of 331 cases (229 active cases, 79 recovered, and 23 death) are in Tondo, District 1, where MJH is located. With the city’s 1,815 suspect cases, the highest of which can be found in Tondo, District 1 at 451 suspect cases or 25% of the city’s total. Given these numbers, MJH will continue to endure risk and may need more sustainable support to thrive
On May 23, 2020, Mary Johnston Hospital (MJH) received a total of 50 COVID-19 test kits from the Honorable Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Tesoro Go, or simply known as Senator Bong Go. It is heartwarming to know that the good Senator acknowledged our need in this fight against the pandemic coronavirus. On behalf of its management, its 200 front line workers, and the Board of Trustees, Mary Johnston Hospital would like to express its deepest gratitude. MARAMING SALAMAT AT MABUHAY PO KAYO!
As of May 26, 2020, the 1st District of Tondo has a total of 323 cases confirmed cases according to the data released by the Manila Public Information Office. Of these confirmed cases, 227 are active, 73 recovered, and 23 died from the virus infection. Unfortunately, the city of Manila has still a total of 1,810 suspect cases and 487 cases or 27% are in Tondo, District 1 where MJH is located. This means that the number of COVID-19 cases MJH will cater
From March 16 to May 19, 2020, the Mary Johnston Hospital (MJH) Emergency Room was able to examine a total of 871 patients for possible coronavirus infection and 527 of these patients were classified as SUSPECT or patients that have signs and symptoms BUT WERE NOT TESTED for COVID-19. Also, 344 patients were classified as PROBABLE or those who exhibit signs and symptoms AND WERE TESTED FOR COVID-19, and 46 patients were classified as a CONFIRMED or laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19. On May 19, 2020, the Department of Health announced the Philippines’ total number of coronavirus cases of 12,942 with total death of 837 and total recoveries of 2,843.
As of May 19, 2020, the City of Manila through the Manila Health Department Covid-19 Monitoring, has a total of 1,087confirmed cases of coronavirus infection. Of these confirmed cases, a total of 280 cases (243 active cases, 17 recovered, and 20 death) are in Tondo, District 1, where MJH is located. With
Let us accept the fact, it will take more than a year or even longer before the world will be able to completely win over the COVID-19 virus and by that time, there will be other emerging health challenges humanity will be facing. One thing is certain, we learn our lessons and learned it well.
The paradigm of the “new normal” give primacy on health and on the value of discipline. Let us not forget, life is fragile as it has always been. While the new normal leaves the society with no option but to set aside certain customs and traditions they carried generations by generations, it will bring back and bind families again. Also, the fundamentals of cooperation and unity will be an integral part of the community as the people ascend to the new lifestyle. The new normal is indeed a big leap from the people’s comfort zone, but it must be done for the good of humanity.
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) through San Miguel Foundation, its corporate social responsibility arm and Ginebra San Miguel, Inc., a SMC majority-owned beverage company, donated to Mary Johnston Hospital (MJH) the much-needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and other health supplies for the fight against Covid-19. Said donations were endorsed to the MJH Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer Dr. Glenn Roy V. Paraso. According to Dr. Paraso, MJH seeks to bring its resources to bear where partnerships for health are built to uphold efforts and grow opportunities for learning making a cycle of restoration, renewal, and resurgence happen. MJH is truly blessed to receive overwhelming support from San Miguel Corporation and its growing number of health partners.
From March 16 to May 3, 2020, the MJH Emergency Room was able to examine a total