Mandaue City to give Charter Day incentives to its employees

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/31/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government is now processing the release of the Charter Day bonus for all its employees. Mayor Jonas Cortes said that regular employees will receive P15,000 while job order employees will…

Walk-ins, anxiety, cause bottleneck in vaccine roll-out in Cebu City

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 03/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccine roll-out among barangay health workers in Cebu City has been so far successful, but not without its challenges. City Health Department (CHD) officer-in-charge, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said that one of the…

Barangay health workers in Cebu City finally get COVID-19 vaccines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay health workers (BHW) in Cebu City started getting their COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in two rollout sites. The BHWs from the north district barangays were catered at the University…

Delay in vaccine rollout for Cebu City BHW looms

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Rollout of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines for Cebu City’s barangay health workers (BHWs) and other medical frontliners might be delayed. This after the city’s Vaccine Board disapproved the proposed sites where…

Vaccination simulations for BHWs and health workers begin in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination simulations in Cebu City have begun today, March 19, 2021, and will last at least for a week. The barangay health workers (BHW) and other frontliners will be vaccinated starting March…

Thief hits another Lapu-Lapu city hall office, flees with P50K cash

Futch Anthony Inso 10/03/2020

LAPU-LAPU City, Philippines — A burglar hit another office in another building at the Lapu-Lapu city hall compound at late evening of October 2 or early morning of October 3 and fled with at least P50,000 cash. …

Capitol to train 16K BHWs on alternative health care

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is planning to train the 16,000 barangay health workers (BHWs) in its 44 towns and seven component cities for alternative health care along with its plan to establish a Provincial Traditional…

50% of requested brgy health workers’ protective gear has arrived

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than half of the personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived for health workers of Cebu City’s barangays. At a press conference, Councilor Dave Tumulak said over 50 percent of the PPEs they…

Villa: 1 in Cebu City placed under home quarantine

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is closely monitoring a person under investigation (PUI) for the 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) who is now undergoing home quarantine in one of the barangays here. City Health…

Barangay workers to receive their cash gifts from Capitol starting 1st week of December

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Noche Buena and Media Noche may be more abundant this year for families of barangay workers in Cebu province’s 1,046 barangays. This as cashiers from the Provincial Treasurers Office will set out to…

Free medicines

Editorial 11/14/2016

On the surface, the plan to hire 600 job order workers to distribute medicines to Cebu City beneficiaries under the Osmeña administration’s Long Life Medical Assistance program looks to be redundant as argued by the Team Rama…

BARANGAY WORKERS UNPAID

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/22/2016

Buddy Lopez, 54, has been struggling to make both ends meet for nearly four months now. Lopez is supposed to be gainfully employed as a member of Barangay Tisa’s Lupong Tagapamayapa, or an arbitrator for disputes among…

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