Filipino voters said to be mindful of their health on election day

Department Of Health

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday well-advised the voters to be mindful of their health as they troop to the polling precincts to cast their votes.

The health department advised the public to eat before heading to the polling precincts . They were also encouraged to bring in drinking water to avoid dehydration, as well as snacks.

Voters should also wear comfortable clothes, and then bring an umbrella and a fan to protect them from the heat of the sun.

People with medical condition should not forget to take their routine maintenance medicine before going to their respective voting places.

Senior citizens, persons with disability, and then pregnant voters should use the priority lane in the polling areas.

The DOH also advised voters to immediately consult medical experts at the health stations near their area in case they experience symptoms of any illness.

The health department has deployed more than 13,000 health workers on election day and then has set up over 2,000 health stations across the country.

Polling precincts will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Commission on Elections said that there were be more than 61 million Filipinas registered to cast their votes.

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