The Office of the City Health Officer extends general consultation services to any individual (Referred and Walk-in patients) needing health care.

Processing Time

20-25 Minutes

Fee/Charges

50 Php

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government to Citizen

Who may avail:
  • Referred Patients coming from the 26 Barangays of Digos
  • Walk-in Patients (any individual who comes to avail treatment for emergency cases)
Requirements
  • Referral Slip from the Midwife/Nurse assigned in the Barangay;
  • Early Childhood Care Development Card (ECCD)/Yellow Card for children
How to apply?
  • Seeking Consultation, Treatment and other Services @ the Barangay Health Station(BHS) Level.
    • Visit /proceed to the BarangayHealth Station (BHS) to seek consult forhealth concern;
    • Submit self for assessment/evaluation of health needs;
  • For Referred Patients/Clients
    • Secure referral slip from the Midwife/ Nurse assigned @ their Barangay Health Station (BHS);
    • Present the Referral Slip to the City Health receiving staff;
    • Submit self for medical examination, ask for result advice/recommendations;
    • Present Individual Treatment Record (ITR)/prescription at the pharmacy counter Claim medicines,
    • Sign consultation record book;
  • For Walk in Patients/Clients
    • The Client proceed to the City Health Office and state the health care needs to the receiving staff;
    • Submit self for medical examination, wait for advice/recommendation;
    • Present Individual Treatment Record (ITR)/prescription to the Pharmacy staff,
    • Claim medicines,
    • Sign consultation record book;

The City Health Office renders dental services to city residents purposively to prevent and treat dental/oral problems. Services include; tooth extraction,oral prophylaxis and tooth filling.

Processing Time

20-25 Minutes

Fee/Charges

Php 50.00

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Any Individual with Dental problem, Pregnant women-quality pre-natal, Pre-schoolers, School children and adult

Requirements
  • Home based Maternal Record (HBMR) for pregnant women;
  • Early Childhood Care Development (ECCD)/Yellow card for children
How to apply?
  • For Tooth Extraction
    • Proceed to the City Health Office,consult the City Dentist for diagnosis;
    • Bring the ITR for pre-extraction check-up;
    • Pay prescribed dental service fee at the City Treasure’s Office;
    • Present the official receipt;
    • Submit self for tooth extraction;
    • Claim the prescribed medicines @ the pharmacy and sign the record book;
  • For Oral Prophylaxis(Pregnant Women)
    • Visit Barangay Health Station
    • Secure Home-Based Maternal Record (HBMR);
    • Present Home-Based Maternal Record (HBMR) to the City Health -Dental room staff;
    • Submit self for oral examination;
    • Claim prescribed Medicines @ the pharmacy and sign the record book;
  • For tooth filling
    • Proceed to the School Clinic
    • Aided by the clinic Teacher;
    • Submit self for dental care needs;

The Office of the City Health Officer provides permanent (Bilateral Tubal Ligation & Vasectomy) and non-permanent (Oral pill, Intra Uterine Device-IUD, Condom, DMPA Injection, Natural Methods-Standard Days Method, Rhythm/Calendar, Basal Body Temperature), Sub-Dermal Implant family planning methods/services which can help couples plan pregnancies that will be least risk to the health of the mother and the child.

Processing Time

3-5 HOURS

Fee/Charges

Services and commodities (depending on availability) are Free

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Residents of Digos

Requirements
  • Signed For Non-Permanent Method Consent of the Spouse for permanent method (Tubal Ligation, and vasectomy, Sub dermal Implant)
  • Family Planning Form 1 (FP1)
How to apply?
  • For Non-Permanent Method
    • Visit Barangay Health Station to signify intention to accept family planning method and attend orientation;
    • Submit self for physical examination and administration of the chosen method;
    • Confirm the date of the next check-up;
  • For Invasive and Permanent Method
    • Visit Barangay Health Station for interview/ orientation and assessment;
    • Submit self for Vital signs taking;
    • Secure Consent from spouse;
    • Bring and present the Informed Consent form;
    • Submit self for the chosen procedure;
    • Have a rest in the facility for at least 4 hours for observation;
    • Claim prescribed Medicines and sign in pharmacy record book;
    • Monitoring/follow-up after 28 days;

The Office of the City Health Officer provides maternal care on safe motherhood. The service is intended to address maternal mortality against preventable maternal complication thru widened coverage of prenatal, natal and post-natal care.

Processing Time

30 - 40 Minutes

Fee/Charges

150 Php

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Pregnant Women, Lactating Mothers

Requirements

Home Based Maternal Record Card (HBMR)

How to apply?
  • Visit the Barangay Health Station for regular pre-natal check-up;
  • Submit self for vital signs monitoring;
  • Proceed to the City Health Office and present the referral slip;
  • Submit self for physical examination;
  • Pay the prescribed fee for the routine laboratory examination;
  • * Claim the Official Receipt;
  • Present the Official Receipt (OR) @ the Laboratory;
  • Claim and submit the laboratory examination result/s to the City Health Officer for further evaluation and management;
  • Claim medicines at the Pharmacy, if needed;

The Office of the City Health Officer provides immunization services for infants with the following antigens: Bacillus CalmetteGeuren (BCG), IPV-Inactivated Polio Virus Vaccine, Pentavalent (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus-DPT, Hepa B, Hib), Anti-Measles

Processing Time

10 - 15 Mins / Patient

Fee/Charges

Free

Type of Transaction:

G2C – Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Infants 0-11 months old

Requirements

Early Childhood Care Development Card/Yellow Card

How to apply?
  • Visit BHS to register Infants for Immunization at the Barangay Health Center and claim the Early Childhood Care Development Card (ECCD) Card;
  • Submit child for immunization;
  • Confirm the date of next immunization;
Special Vaccination Program for the Elderly (For Senior Citizens Only) Flu Vaccine and Pneumococcal Vaccine- Yearly
  • Visit the Barangay Health Stationto avail Flu Vaccination service;
  • Submit self for vaccination;

The Office of the City Health Officer extends nutrition services to give nutritional supplement to malnourished/low birth weight infants, anemic, pregnant and postpartum mothers.

Processing Time

30 Minutes

Fee/Charges

Free

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

0-59 months old, Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers

Requirements

Early Childhood Care Development Card (ECCD), Home-Based Maternal Record Card (HBMR)

How to apply?
  • Visit Barangay Health Station to seek consult;
  • * Present the following;
  • a. ECCD Card for child & infants
  • b. HBMR/Pink Card for Mothers
  • Submit for physical assessment/examination;
  • Bring and present the referral slip to the City Health receiving Staff;
  • Proceed to the Nutrition Program Coordinator and present the referral slip;
  • Submit the child for further Physical Examination;
  • Claim supplemental commodities, Medicines;

TB Services. The Office of the City Health Officer, in collaboration with the Private Physicians extends this service to treat identified TB patients. It aims to increase case detection rate and cure rate of TB symptomatic in the locality by providing free medical examination and treatment.

Processing Time

30 Minutes

Fee/Charges

Free

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:
  • TB Symptomatic patient (cough of 2 weeks duration) 12 yrs. above
  • TB sputum positive and X-ray positive patient
  • Patient with relapsed cases – TB Category II
  • Patient with infiltrative Cases – Tb Category III
  • Patient with extra Pulmonary TB
Requirements
  • Positive Sputum exam result;
  • Signed Agreement/ Commitment
How to apply?
  • Visit Barangay Health Station and request referral for Directly Observe Treatment Short (DOTS) TB services;
  • Claim Referral slip and proceed to the City Health Office;
  • Bring and present referral slip and the sputum specimen at the City Health Office;
  • Submit sputum for laboratory examination;
  • Wait for Physician’s advice/recommendation;
  • Proceed to the program Coordinator for the schedule of treatment;
  • Confirm visit, attend orientation for treatment
  • Claim medicines ;
  • Start of daily treatment for 6 months;

The Office of the City Health Officer extends STD prevention services by subjecting the infected high-risk groups to gram staining examination. The office provides appropriate treatment &counselling which will substantially reduce the incidence and prevalence as well as lowering down the risk of transmitting or acquiring STI/HIV.

Processing Time

1 Day and 2 Hrs

Fee/Charges
  • Pay prescribed fees at the City Treasurer’s Office for required laboratory examinations; 300 Php - CEWS
  • Submit samples for Urinalysis, Fecalysis & Sputum laboratory examinations; 75 Php / Each
  • Pay prescribe fee - 150 Php
Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:
  • Commercial Entertainment Society Workers
  • Men & Women who are in contact with the sexually infected person
  • Key affected Population (KAP)
Requirements
  • For Commercial Entertainment Society Workers (CESW) (PINK CARD)
    • 3 copies of most recent ID Picture (1x1 or 2x2)
    • Current Community Tax Certificate
    • Samples of:
      • Urine for Urinalysis
      • Stool for Fecalysis
      • Sputum for sputum Examination
    • Authenticated Birth Certificate
  • For Men & Women who are in contact with the sexually infected
    • (Voluntary 16 y.o. and above)
    • No Requirements.
    • Below 16 years old bring guardian
  • HIV and AIDS
    • (Voluntary 16 y.o. and above)
    • No Requirements
    • Below 16 years old bring guardian
How to apply?
  • For CESW
    • Submit required documents for registration,Assessment and Interview;
    • Pay prescribed fees at the City Treasurer’s Office for required laboratory examinations;
    • Submit self for consultation and Physical examination
    • Submit samples for Urinalysis, Fecalysis & Sputum laboratory examinations;
    • Claim laboratory examination results;
  • For Men & Women who are in contact with the sexually infected person
    • Visit CHO for consultation (for symptomatic individual);
    • Pay prescribed fees at the City Treasurer’s Office for the required testing;
    • Submit self for the procedure
    • Submit self for voluntary counselling and Testing
    • Wait for the result
    • Claim medicines if prescribed including Condom and Lubricants
  • HIV and AIDS
    • Submit self for consultation;
    • Proceed for Testing and claim the result
    • Claim Medicines if prescribed including condom and Lubricants
    • Claim medicines at the Pharmacy Section, if prescribed.

(Water supply Sanitation, Food safety regulation and Sanitation, vector control and surveillance, Response to ENVIRONMENTAL Nuisance Complaints The Office of the City Health Officer extends services for the prevention and control of water and food borne diseases(water supply sanitation, food safety regulation &sanitation), dengue vector control, responding to complaints on environmental nuisance (solid, air, liquid waste pollution)

Processing Time

3 Hours

Fee/Charges

Free

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Digos City Residents and Consumers

Requirements
  • For Request of (Fogging)
    • Written request address to the City Mayor / City Health Officer
  • For environmental nuisance complaints
    • Written complaint or recommendation from the Barangay
How to apply?
  • For Nuisance Complaints
    • Submit written request or complaint/ file complaint at the city health office;
    • Wait for ocular inspection and on the issue of concern;
    • Follow-up result of inspection;
    • Attend Barangay hearing;
  • For Fogging Request
    • Submit written request at the city health office;

For the Sanitation and safety purposes, the City Health Officer ensures that Sanitary Permits are issued to all business establishments prior to operation and renewal of their business license.

Processing Time

30 Minutes

Fee/Charges

200 Php

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

All Business Establishments Owners/Operators

Requirements
  • For Business establishments engaged in Food Dining Service, selling of food products, confectionaries, breads and pastries, beverages, food processing/manufacturing, food tech schools, Commercial Water Service Providers-B/RWASA, Water Refilling stations, Ice Plants
  • Public Places, Sports and Recreation centers, Schools, Resorts and Beaches (and other establishments where public usually gathers for business transactions,
  • High Risk Establishments(Industrial Plants, Poultry and piggery farms, Processing/ manufacturing plant)
  1. Laboratory results of Employees to include the following:
    • Sputum examination result for pregnant women
    • Chest X-ray examination result for non-pregnant (result should be at least 6 months period)
    • Urinalysis (should be at least 3 months)
    • Fecalysis (should be at least 3 months);
  2. Current Community Tax Certificate
  3. Copy of most recent I.D. picture (1x1)
  4. Latest water Sampling result-for Water Refilling Stations, BWASA/RWASA, Ice Plants
  5. Official Receipt of Payment
How to apply?

Submit application together with all the requirements mentioned herein; Wait for processing of the application

The Office of the City Health Officer renders various diagnostic laboratory examinations.

Processing Time

30 Minutes

Fee/Charges

235 Php

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Job Applicants, Pregnant women, Clients needing diagnostic tests/p> Requirements

Verbal & Written request

How to apply?
  • Present the request to the laboratory section at the City Health Office;
  • Pay prescribed fees at the City Treasurer’s Office;
  • Present OR
  • Subject self to laboratory examination;
  • Wait for processing of the specimen;
  • Claim the result.

The Officer of the City Health Officer issues medical certificate.

Processing Time

20 Minutes

Fee/Charges

50 Php

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Job Applicants/s, Business Establishment Employees

Requirements
  • Laboratory results of the following: Chest X-ray examination (x-ray result should be within 6-month period) Sputum; examination result for Pregnant women.
  • Urinalysis &Fecalysis/stool examination (result should be within 3-month period);
  • Current Community Tax Certificate
  • Official Receipt of payment
How to apply?
  • Relay request for Health Certificate together with the requirements;
  • Pay prescribed fee at the City Treasurer’s Office;
  • Present Official Receipt and claim Health Certificate

The Office of the City Health Officer renders medical examination to sexual crime victim/s. The examination serves to acquire facts and draw conclusion which may be helpful in the administration of justice for the alleged crime.

Processing Time

1 Hour / Case basis

Fee/Charges

Php 150.00

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Sexually abused person

Requirements
  1. Adult:
    • Written Consent of the Victim.
    • Police Request/ Clearance or Court Order
  2. Minor:
    • Written Consent from the patient/ guardian
    • Police Request/ Clearance or Court Order
  3. Under Protective Custody:
    • Written consent from authorized representative of the referring agency (GO or NGO)
    • Police Clearance or Court Order
How to apply?
  • Present the requirements for assessment.
  • Pay prescribed fee at the City Treasurer’s Office
  • Present Official Receipt
  • Submit self for medical examination and smearing.
  • Wait for processing of documents
  • Claim medical report

The City Health Office renders medical examination to physically abused/injured person. This examination determines the factor influencing the degree and extent of inflicted injuries. It also serves to acquire facts and draw conclusion which may be helpful in the administration of justice for the alleged crime.

Processing Time

1 Hour - 30 Mins

Fee/Charges
  • Php 50.00 – Slight Physical Injury
  • Php 75.00 – Less Serious Physical Injury
  • Php 150.00 – Serious Physical Injury
Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Crime Victims

Requirements

Verbal or Written request, Police Blotter

How to apply?
  • Present the requirements at the City Health Office
  • Pay prescribed fee at the City Treasurer’s Office;
  • Present Official Receipt
  • Submit self for medical examination;
  • Wait for processing of documents
  • Claim medical report and claim medicines at the pharmacy section, if prescribed.

The Office of the City Health Officer Conducts post-mortem examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death, identify the degree and extent of injuries which are intended to acquire facts and draw conclusion which may be helpful in the administration of justice for the alleged crime.

Processing Time

1 Hour

Fee/Charges

Php 100.00

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Crime Victims

Requirements

Written Court Order or Police Request for Post-mortem Examination

How to apply?
  • Present the post-mortem examination request.
  • Accompany the City Health Officer to the funeral homes or place where the cadaver is located;
  • Bring the Death Certificate at the City Health Office
  • Claim Death Certificate

(For Gender Determination, Employment, Student, Sick leave, Reinstatement, Bonds) The Office of the City Health Officer provides medical certificate to any individual needing medical examination as required/ requested for any legal purpose

Processing Time

30 Minutes

Fee/Charges

Php 100.00

Type of Transaction:

Government to Citizen

Who may avail:

Walk-in clients (any individual who is required to undergo this service)

Requirements
  • Authenticated Birth Certificate for Gender Determination.
  • Form 212,
  • X-ray result, Urinalysis
  • Sick leave Form for Sick Leave
  • Reinstatement Form for Reinstatement
  • Bond Form for Bonds
How to apply?
  • Relay request together with requirements;
  • Secure order of payment;
  • Pay prescribed fee at the City Treasurer’s Office;
  • Present the Official Receipt;
  • Submit self for medical examination;
  • Claim medical certificate;
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