BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN
The Moises Padilla town hall is on temporary lockdown.
Various offices were placed on lockdown by Mayor Ella Celestina Garcia-Yulo, effective yesterday, pending the test results for COVID-19 of its employees.
Yulo, in Executive Order 50, said all employees will undergo mandatory swab testing, after two tested positive for Covid-19.
The EO states that all government employees subjected to swab testing are required to go on quarantine, until their test results turn out negative.
Ordered temporarily closed were the offices of the Mayor, Social Welfare and Development, Accountant, Assessor, Local Civil Registrar, Engineering, Treasurer, Budget, and Economic Enterprise.
Yulo ordered all employees to work from home until their test results for Covid turn out negative.
Employees who fail to abide by the order will be subjected to appropriate actions, both criminal and administrative, in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, the mayor said.*