Guidelines and Fees on Securing a Health Certificate
Article 30, Section 132 of the Quezon City Revenue Code, as Amended states:
To get your HEALTH CARD from the City Health Department
"all persons employed in business establishments engaged in food, entertainment and personal services are required to undergo medical and physical examination given by government hospitals,medical clinics and those private hospitals and medical clinics that may be accredited for the purpose..."
Requirements for first time applicants:
a) Get your Order of Payment and pay Php 194.00 for your Helth Card at the City Treasurer's cashier.
b) Submit for laboratory examination, your stool and sputum specimen and get the results. The stool and sputum specimen can be submitted to the City Health Department or to any accredited laboratories (please see listing)
c) Attend an HIV/AIDS seminar
Schedule yourself in any of the 5 sessions held everyday, five days a week
d) Get your picture taken at the Health Department for your Health Card
e) Get your Health Card
Requirements for renewal of Health Card:
a) Get your Order of Payment and pay Php 144.00 for your Helth Card at the City Treasurer's cashier.
b) Submit for laboratory examination, your stool and sputum specimen and get the results. The stool and sputum specimen can be submitted to the City Health Department or to any accredited laboratories
c) Bring your old Health Card for stickering at the City Health Department (your Health Card is good for 3 years)
Additional requirements for employees below 18 years old:
a. Parental consent
b. Birth certificate/baptismal certificate
c. Valid ID of parent/giving consent
Companies can apply for the Health Card and Occupational Permit Card for all their employees altogether
The company can make a formal request to:
DR. VERDADES LINGA
OIC, Health Dept.
Gate 5, City hall Compound
Quezon City Hall, Elliptical Road
tel. 926-6848 / 929-7539
Companies can request to:
- Have their employees' stool and sputum examination done at any accredited laboratories
- Have their HIV/AIDS seminar done for their employees at their company premises.
- The City Health Department will send the lecturer(s) at the agreed upon schedule.
- Submit their employees' photos for their Health Card. If the photo-taking is not done at the Health Department, the ID provided will be a "white" Health Card, and not a self-laminated card This card is good only for one year, while the self-laminated card has provisions for 3 years use.