Mayor Hataman welcomes DILG-hired contact tracers in Isabela City


Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin Hataman of Isabela City, Basilan welcomed Wednesday, October 21, the contact tracers hired by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

The 133 contact tracers will augment the personnel of the City Health Office in tracing individuals who could have exposure with patients infected with coronavirus disease, the mayor said.

Also present during the welcome ceremony for the new contact tracers were City Health Officer Dr. Mohrein Ismael III and City Administrator Joel Zanoria.

Under the Bayanihan to Recover As One Act or Bayanihan 2 Law, the DILG is tasked to hire 50,000 Covid-19 contact tracers to be deployed nationwide. #