The Local Government Unit of San Jose under the administration of Mayor Antonio B. Chavez thru the Rural Health Unit headed by Dr. Arnel P. Armea, have been conducting the 2017 Oplan Check-up in the twenty-nine (29) barangays of San Jose, Camarines Sur.
The Campaign started last August 10 in the barangays of Bahay and Boclod followed by barangay Adiangao on August 11. It will be conducted until the month of October 2017. The schedule for the remaining barangays will be the following: Bagacay, Aug. 24; Calalahan, Aug.31; Calawit, Sept. 1; Camagong, Sept. 7; Catalotoan, Sept. 12; Danlog, Nov. 9; Del Carmen, Oct 5; Dolo, Oct. 13; Kinalansan, Oct. 12; Mampirao, Sept. 28; Manzana, Oct. 17; Minoro, Oct. 12; Palale, Oct. 11; Ponglon, Oct. 25; Pugay, Nov. 10; Sabang, Oct.24; Salogon, Nov. 7; San Antonio, Sept. 29; San Juan, Oct. 5; San Vicente, Oct. 6; Soledad, Oct.6; Sta. Cruz, Oct. 3; Tagas, Oct. 26; Tambangan, Nov. 16; Telegrafo, Oct. 18; Tominawog, Oct. 10.
The 2017 Oplan Tsekap Campaign, which is now called as “Philippine Health Agenda’s Annual Health Check-Up, is being implemented to realize the mandate of the Department of Health (DOH) under the Philippine Health Agenda (PHA) 2016-2022 (DOH Administrative Order No. 2016-0038) that says, one of the mandates of the health sector is to conduct annual health check-up and provide essential health services to the poorest and marginalized sector of our communities.
It was being facilitated by LGU San Jose Rural Health Unit personnel including doctor, nurses, midwives, and dentist.
Included in the Oplan Tsekap are the children, youth and adult that are experiencing mild sicknesses, where, they are given basic prescriptions by the health professionals.