Establishment owners told: Be responsible and follow guidelines

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office is asking establishments here to be responsible and follow health protocols, particularly with regards to complying with the curfew set by the government. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla,…

Major malls in Cebu City now have fully vaxxed internal workforce

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The major and largest malls in Cebu City now have a near fully vaccinated workforce. In the report released by Emergency Operations Center (EOC), at least eight malls report a 100 percent fully…

Unvaxxed cops won’t be allowed to do field work soon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) are just waiting for the memorandum from the national headquarters before implementing the prohibition of unvaccinated personnel to do field work. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert…

Cebu City hopes to achieve herd immunity before 2021 ends

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Only two cities in Cebu achieved herd immunity in its COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Tuesday. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año reported on Tuesday, December 7…

Booster shots in Cebu City for residents only for now

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) said booster shots offered in fixed sites in the city are for residents only.  This means that those who are residents of other local government units (LGU) and were…

Night market proposal: Only 400 to 500 individuals at a time

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The night market in Colon Street is one step closer to making an official comeback this year. Racquel Arce, the Market Administration overseer, said that the Emergency Operations Center has approved on their…

Nine months after release from jail, man is arrested anew for illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 23-year-old man who was arrested for selling and possession of illegal drugs in 2020 is going back to jail. Carl Negro, who was released last March 2021, was arrested again after being…

Cebu City opens 3rd vaccination site for minors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government opened on Tuesday, December 7, its third vaccination site for minors at the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) campus located along Natalio Bacalso Avenue. “Kini atong new site, maaccomodate…

Rama urged to reconsider incentive distribution arrangement for seniors, PWDs

Morexette Marie Erram 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama was urged to reconsider his decision to prioritize fully vaccinated senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) during the distribution of the city’s cash incentives. Councilor Dave Tumulak…

Misa de Gallo at Carbon Market to resume this December

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the massive drop in active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) here, Cebu City officials decided to again hold dawn Masses at the Carbon Public Market Complex this year. Councilor Joel…

Hosting of physical activities will depend on city’s vaccination turnout — Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has already started preparations for Sinulog 2022. Mayor Michael Rama said they already had a convergence meeting on Sunday, December 5, to discuss their plans for next year’s festival.…

Cebu City to deploy vaccinators for unvaxxed seniors during cash aid distribution

Morexette Marie Erram 12/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, December 6, announced the implementation of a “hierarchical arrangement” in the distribution of cash assistance to senior citizens. “Senior citizens… unahon (ug distribute) ang fully vaccinated……

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