DOH launches 24/7 hotline in Metro Manila for free medical consultations


Posted at Apr 07 2020 12:08 PM | Updated as of Apr 08 2020 11:46 AM

MANILA (UPDATE) - Metro Manila residents may now avail of free medical consultation through a 24/7 hotline, the Department of Health said Tuesday.

They may contact the following numbers for COVID-19 medical advice and health concerns unrelated to the virus, the agency said in a statement.

  • (02) 8424-1724: Telimed Management Inc and Medgate
  • (02) 7798-8000: Globe and TM users

More partnerships are underway, DOH said. 

The agency earlier launched COVID-19 hotlines 02-894-COVID (26843) and 1555 for virus-related queries.

Metro Manila and the entire Luzon, home to about half of the country's 100 million people, is under lockdown until April 30 to contain the pandemic.

As of Tuesday, the Philippines has recorded 3,764 cases of COVID-19, including 177 deaths and 84 recoveries.