Fear of COVID led to late check-up, hospitalization of dengue patients – CHD chief

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rise of dengue deaths in Cebu City for January to May 2022 is attributed to the fear of patients to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 testing.  Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, acting city health…

Rama orders intensified anti-dengue operations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered intensified anti-dengue operations following the rise dengue cases and deaths in the first half of 2022.  In a phone conference, Rama said he had instructed the…

Lasting tribute of Rama to Labella: Completion of 21 gun salute projects before June 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While finally getting a fresh mandate from the public in the recent elections, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has not forgotten his running mate and partner in the 2019 elections, the late Mayor…

Man found hanging from a building in Colon remains unidentified

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police and the city’s disaster risk reduction and management office personnel are still clueless as to the cause of death of the still-unidentified man seen hanging from a building in downtown Cebu…

Margot O wants return of Longlife program, improve Second Chance, CCMC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, Margarita “Margot O” Osmena, of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) said she will revive the Longlife Program and improve the Operation Second Chance and Cebu City Medical Center…

CCMC Phase 4 construction starts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The remaining seven floors of the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) will finally start construction in the coming days. Mayor Michael Rama signed on behalf of the city government the contract with…

Rama: CCMC will be completed soon

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) will be completed. This was the promise of Mayor Michael Rama as part of his 21 grand salute impact projects following the celebration of the city’s 85th…

Rama’s order: Fast track CCMC’s occupancy permit

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the fast-tracking of the Cebu City Medical Center’s (CCMC) occupancy permit. The hospital’s new building has been operating for six months for the first floor…

Cebu City Council urged to probe CCMC’s lack of occupancy permit

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano businessman, radio commentator, and staunch critic of the Cebu City administration Arturo Barrit is urging the Cebu City Council to conduct an inquiry over the Cebu City Medical Center’s (CCMC) lack of occupancy…

Is CCMC operating without occupancy permit?

Dyrecka Letigio 09/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The new building of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) recently opened its second and third floors to in-patients on September 18, 2021, after years of construction. The CCMC Administration said they have…

CCMC 2nd, 3rd floors officially open to patients

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) has officially opened the second and third floors of its new buildings to patients. CCMC Administrator, Yvonne Cania, said that they have reached the target date for…

CCMC’s first 3 floors to finally accept in-patients starting tomorrow

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A month after the second and third floors of the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) building have been inaugurated, patients will finally occupy the empty wards. CCMC Administrator, Yvonne Feliciano, confirmed to…

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