Bellevue Bohol rolls out free COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing to employees

The Bellevue Resort continues to heighten its safety measures to ensure its employees and guests will have a safe environment and comfortable stay. The Bohol’s five-star resort proactively started rapid antigen testing of its employees, primarily for their protection and assurance for a safe working environment – complementing the government’s thrust to help curb the spread of COVID-19.


According to World Health Organization (WHO), Rapid antigen tests detect viral proteins (known as antigens). The test samples are collected from the nose and currently authorized to be performed on nasopharyngeal or nasal swab specimens. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use for antigen tests that can identify COVID-19. Rapid Antigen Tests are immunoassays that detect the presence of a specific viral antigen, which implies current viral infection.

Dr. Yul Lopez, Provincial Spokesperson of the Bohol Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) personally turned over the purchased FDA-approved COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits to The Bellevue Resort and gladly receive by its Resort Manager, Mr. Doer Escoto.

Forthwith, the resort conducted its mass testing for employees with company trained health professional and Provincial Health Officer supervised the entire process to ensure that the samples are processed properly and the results are interpreted correctly. The Bellevue Resort employees are delighted to received clearance certificates with negative results proving they are all safe and healthy.

As a priority, The Bellevue Resort perseveres to take care and extend support to its employees – providing them free accommodations and full board meals in the resort for the duration of their work roster complying with the resort’s stringent safety and precautionary protocols to protect its employees, their loved ones and all their guests against the virus. The company likewise distributed hygiene kits and personal ballpen to employees as part of its initiatives to reduce the risk.

The Bellevue Group also invests and diligently working to rollout vaccines to all their employees as a safe and most effective way to prevent disease and save lives – this is to ensure its employees remain protected and the people around them.

About Bellevue Resort-Bohol: The Bellevue Resort – Bohol is a luxury resort perched on the serene Doljo Beach in Panglao Island, Bohol. For more information about the resort, visit www.thebellevue.com or call (038) 422-2222.

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