Amidst suspension of operations of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in the Main and Extension Offices due to Presidential Proclamation No. 922 and 929 (2020), declaring a state of public health emergency throughout the Philippines due to Corona Virus Disease 2019, Vice Chairperson and General Manager Royina M. Garma announced that the the agency will resume processing requests for medical assistance for confinement and of outpatient request for availment of chemotherapy, dialysis, hemophilia and post transplant medicines in PCSO Main Office, (Conservatory Building, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City) and PCSO Branch offices nationwide, effective April 15, 2020.
The acceptance and processing of requests shall be done only from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in view of the curfew hours of the local government units. For Metro Manila, requests shall be submitted and processed at the PCSO Conservatory Building, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes continue to find ways and means to reach-out to people and assist the national government in its fight against this deadly COVID-19 virus.
"The Agency, adhering and complying to The Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, emphasizes and strengthens this auxiliary role especially in providing healthcare to Filipinos, bearing a part of the weight and augmenting government efforts in these strained and challenging times," PCSO General Manager Royina M. Garma.