The Embassy wishes to share with the public the POEA Advisory on COVID-19 for your guidance, the key points are as follows:
• Workers are requested to refrain from transacting with POEA if feeling sick or with symptoms
• Transacting public are required to wear protective masks within POEA premises
• OFWs and travelers who recently arrived from a country affected by COVID should observe the 14-day quarantine before proceeding to POEA.
In this connection, all vacationing and returning workers from Korea are requested to observe the 14-day quarantine period before proceeding to POEA should they have transactions with the office, including its regional branches.
All new EPS Sincere Workers shall also observe the 14-day quarantine upon their arrival, but they shall report to POEA for the required submission of their documents not later than one (1) month from their arrival.
For query on this, please check http://www.poea.gov.ph/ or call POLO at +82 2 3785 3634 / 35. END
16 March 2020