Megaworld deploys buses for healthcare workers


Posted at Mar 23 2020 07:46 PM | Updated as of Mar 24 2020 12:20 AM

Megaworld deploys its buses to ferry COVID-19 frontliners. Handout photo

MANILA - Property giant Megaworld said on Monday it is deploying its Citylink buses to provide free daily transport to healthcare personnel to and from various hospitals in Metro Manila.

The company said it is coordinating with the Department of Transportation to deploy the buses that will bring healthcare workers to and from Pasig City General Hospital and Makati Medical Center, from March 23 until April 12.

The daily routes will be operational from 4:30 a.m. to 7 p.m, Megaworld said.

“In every route, we can transport around 120 healthcare frontliners to two hospitals assigned to us,” said Arnie Batac, head of estate management at Megaworld.

Megaworld said it is also sending 1,000 liters of disinfectant alcohol and 5,000 surgical masks to the Bacolod City local government.

It will also donate another 1,000 liters of disinfectant alcohol to the Iloilo City government.