Gas station in Bataan offers free fuel to hospital workers

Gas station in Bataan offers free fuel to hospital workers

MARIVELES, Bataan –  A gas station of Total Philippines Corporation in a village here on Friday started giving free gasoline or diesel worth PHP300 daily to employees of hospitals in this province.

Romulo Velasco Jr., Total Townsite gas station owner, said that as of 9 a.m., 16 hospital employees from this province composed of 11 nurses, two midwives, and three other hospital personnel already availed of the free fuel from Total Philippines Corporation.

The free fuel assistance to hospital workers started April 3 and to last until April 17, 2020.

He said there are other branches of Total Philippines in other parts of the country participating in the program but only their station was approved in the province.

Velasco’s gas station is located adjacent to the highway in barangay Townsite, Mariveles that will serve hospital employees anywhere in the province.

Workers in hospitals, both public and private, that include doctors, nurses, radiology technicians, midwives, administrators, cashiers, messengers, laboratory personnel, drivers, are entitled to the fuel subsidy.

They are required only to present their hospital identification card.

Velasco said this is Total Philippines’ way of thanking the medical workers, the front-liners in the war against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

“Maraming salamat sa inyong serbisyo sa bayan (Thank you very much for your service to the nation),” Velasco said.— Courtesy of Ernie Esconde / PNA

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