Cebu City Health appeals to use J&J for residents with comorbidities

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) will be appealing that the Johnsons & Johnsons (J&J) vaccines be used for individuals with comorbidities. This was the hope of Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the CHD head…

Rama asks Philhealth to pay hospitals  

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama is appealing to the state health insurance Philhealth to pay their dues to hospitals, especially private hospitals here.  This after the mayor met with the hospitals in the city…

Cebu City officially appeals against MECQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City joined its fellow Tricities in Cebu in appealing for a lower quarantine restriction. Acting Mayor Michael Rama initially said he would not be appealing the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), but…

Wife of late former Governor Lito Osmeña dies two weeks after him

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The wife of former Cebu Governor Emilio Mario “Lito” Osmeña, Annette Osmeña (née Versoza), has passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021, two weeks after the governor’s death. Mariano “Mimo” Osmeña, their son,…

Archdiocese of Cebu reminds churches to limit capacity

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Archdiocese of Cebu has instructed its parishes to be mindful of restriction while Cebu province and its highly urbanized cities remain under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from August 1 to 15,…

Labella shows proof of life: I am alive and well

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is alive and well and soon to be discharged from the hospital. The mayor posted a photo holding copies of local and national newspapers dated July 31, 2021,…

Over 700 Carbon vendors get stall certificate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The first phase of the Carbon Market modernization is right on track with Megawide Construction Corp. releasing the first looks on the new stalls for Unit II. Louis Ferrer, the Executive Director for…

No appeal: Cebu City still to review MECQ policies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will not be appealing to the national Interagency Task Force (IATF) over their recommendation to place the city under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from August 1 to 15, 2021. Rama…

IATF recommendation: Entire Cebu under MECQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The National Interagency Task Force (IATF) has recommended placing the entire Cebu under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from August 1 to 15, 2021.  This amid the revelation on July 29, 2021, that the…

Cebu City execs eye brgys for more ambulances, concerned over waiting patient dying in one

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now on the hunt for more ambulances to serve individuals who need medical care as the recent death of a woman inside an ambulance while waiting outside the hospital has…

No walk-ins allowed in Cebu City Vax centers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is appealing to the public not to go to the vaccination center when they have not received a schedule yet. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, CHD head, said that…

Cebu City EOC: MGCQ does not matter, we will enforce stricter measures

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will not be putting its guard down amid the plans of the national government to keep the city under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) even when its neighboring cities…

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