A total of 100 Barangay Health Workers participated in a lecture on Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams (BHERTS) by the Municipal Health Officer of EB Magalona Dr. Edmundo Janeo.

Through the activity, the Victorias City Health Office aims to empower BHWs in their disaster preparedness, emergency response, disease surveillance, and COVID-19 contact tracing.

Moreover, the program was led by CHO and the Health Emergency Management Staff Coordinators April Golda Acuña, Ian Publico, and Roland Francis Almasol, and with the support of City Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez, SP Chairman on Health Councilor Danilo De Asis Jr., and City Health Officer Dr. Richard Garlitos.