Walk-ins now allowed for Cebu City’s vax sites of 5-to 11-year-old kids

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) now allows walk-ins at vaccination sites dedicated for kids aged 5 to 11 years old. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, CHD head, said that the city received 39,000 doses…

Vaccination for minors 5 to 11 years old resumes in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vaccination for minors, whose ages are 5 to 11 years old, has resumed in Cebu City, and the city has added an additional vaccination site.  Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, head of the City Health…

Face-to-face classes may happen by midyear in Cebu City — City Health Dep’t

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City can be ready for face-to-face classes by the middle of the year especially if the city’s vaccination target minors population can be reached. The city has a target of over 100,000…

Only 8 out of 159,612 minors aged 5-11 experienced COVID vaccine adverse effects—DOH

Daniza Fernandez 02/15/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Only eight out of the 159,612 minors aged five to 11 experienced adverse effects after getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Health Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje reported Tuesday. “In terms of the adverse events following immunization, our…

Lapu-Lapu aims to jab 60K kids, whose ages are 5 to 11 years old

Futch Anthony Inso 02/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government is targeting to inoculate 60,000 kids whose ages are 5 to 11 years old. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office (CHO), however, said that as of…

Mandaue City to start vaccination for kids on Feb. 14

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government will already start on Monday, February 14, the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11-year-old. This will be done at Parkmall, says Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, the executive secretary…

88K vaccines for 5 to 11-year-old kids allotted for Central Visayas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas is set to get 88,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines specifically tailored for children, who are 5 to 11 years old. Doctor Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the Visayas Vaccine Operations Center…

Pediatric groups reiterate support for COVID vaccination of aged 5 to 11

Zacarian Sarao 02/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) and the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP) on Sunday reiterated their full support for the government’s vaccination of kids aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19. According…

Registration for vaccination of 5-11 yo begins in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parents can now register for vaccination for their 5 to 11 years old children, which will start in February 2022. They can register their children at Pabakunata.com to get an assurance of a…

Gov’t plans to open COVID-19 vaccination for 5- to 11-yr-olds by January 2022

Daphne Galvez 11/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The national government is aiming to start COVID-19 vaccination of minors five to 11 years old by January 2022, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Monday. This, provided that the Food and Drug Administration…

Israel greenlights vaccinations for 5-11 year olds

Agence France Presse 11/15/2021

JERUSALEM – Israel gave the green light Sunday to start vaccinating children aged between five and 11 against Covid-19 using Pfizer/BioNTech jabs, following the example of the United States. “The director general of the ministry of health……

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