According to her, they evacuated a total of 35 newborns, including one who recently underwent heart surgery. She even managed to get some emergency supplies that the babies might need. All of the babies are now safe and have been relocated to other hospitals.
She added that they also made sure that the babies’ tags were intact, in order to avoid baby switching.
Her post has now been shared over 132,000 times and received about 397,000 reactions at the time of writing. A number of netizens have praised their efforts in evacuating the newborns and making sure that they are safe and sound.
How you can help
Those interested in helping persons affected by the PGH fire can do so through the following channels:
For breastmilk donations
The UP-PGH Milk Bank Center is accepting donations for breastmilk that will be given to premature and sick babies.
Those interested may drop off their donations at PGH Ortoll Primary Reproductive Health Care Center, which is open until 5 P.M. daily. Kindly contact 0956-5928892 for more information.
If delivered through courier, kindly contact 0920-6655490.
For non-food donations
PGH Nurse’s Home, Taft Avenue
Contact Ms. Adette Idjao, Head, Property and Supplies Division, (0917-7723947)
For food donations
Contact Ms. Emelita Lavilla, Dietary Head (0922-8318994) for coordination.
Cashier, 1st floor, Main Hospital
Contact Ms. Rose Acabado (02-8554-0440 local 2016)