Fire cracker injuries for 2018 decreased - Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
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Fire cracker injuries for 2018 decreased

By on January 10, 2018

vizcaya reporterThe Provincial Integrated Health Office (PIHO) recorded six minor fire cracker injuries during the holiday season from December 22, 2017 to January 3, 2018.

According to Provincial Integrated Health Officer, Dr. Edwin Galapon, the number of injuries decreased compared to the previous year’s data that recorded eight serious fire cracker injuries in the province.

Four cases were recorded at the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH), one case recorded at the Veterans Regional Hospital (VRH) and one case at the Diadi Emergency Hospital (DEH).

This is in accordance to Executive Order No. 28 signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte last June 20, 2017 that regulates the use of fire crackers and pyrotechnic devices.