Villasis actively joined the Zero Open Defecation (ZOD) which is one of the twelve legacies of President Rodrigo Duterte through the Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS). And now, with all the efforts of the local government, the twenty-one Barangays were declared “Zero-Open Defecation”.The barangays were given certificates awarded by Mayor Nato, Provincial Sanitary Inspector, Mrs. Mila Carrera, District Sanitary Inspector, Mr. Natalion Aguilar, Municipal Helath Inspector, Mrs. Rosie Sales and the Chairman of the Committee on Health, Mun. Coun. Cheryll Tan, last June 20, 2017 at the Municipal Conference Room.
The cluster which is composed of the Municipal Health Office headed by the Municipal Health Officer, Dr. Gloria Liberato together with the Municipal Health Inspector. Mrs. Rosie Sales, Nurse Klyde Evangelista, and Barangay Health Worker, Mrs. Stella Bautista and Mrs. Vivian Rabara worked hard during the one-month community- based inspection of each barangays. The cluster checked each household toilets, whether they are using individual toilets, communal or shared and assured that each barangay has an access to toilet facility and not practicing open defecation.
The LGU Villasis will be providing 700 toilet bowls to various barangays as they support the Zero-Open Defecation Program on proper hygiene and sanitation practices, and another 50 toilet bowls from the Provincial Health Office.