Possible rise in cases of diarrhea concerns Cebu City health department

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/29/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is concerned of the possible rise of diarrhea cases here.  Doctor Jeffrey Ibones said that they still do not have the actual data of cases in the…

Firecrackers are fire hazards in Cebu City these days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Health Department and Cebu City Fire Office are appealing to the public not to use firecrackers this Christmas.  Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the head of the Cebu City Health Department (CHD), said that…

10 public schools in Cebu City will be able to provide potable water soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be ten public schools here, one each in the North and South Districts, that will soon provide  residents with potable water.  This as the government that is working to lift the…

How to make well water potable? Here are the steps

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The city continues to struggle with water supply a week since super typhoon Odette devastated parts of the Visayas and Mindanao regions. The lack of drinking water here has caused long lines at water…

10 vaccination sites open for second dose in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are 10 vaccination sites in Cebu City that are currently open for second dose inoculations.  The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) said they set-up the vaccination sites at the Quiot gym, St.…

Booster shots for senior citizens, people with comorbidities in Cebu City available on Nov 29

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Booster shots in Cebu City are no longer exclusive for health care workers. At least on Monday, November 29, 2021. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) previously announced that only health care workers…

Cebu City targets 96,000 vaccinations on national vaxx days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be 90 vaccination sites that will be put up for the three-day national vaccination days from November 29 to December 1, 2021, here in the hopes of vaccinating 96,000 individuals. The…

Vaccination drive in Cebu City gains ground — Cebu City Health

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health (CHD) noticed a slow increase in the number of individuals being vaccinated in the different sites in the past week. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, officer-in-charge of the CHD, said that…

Cebu City Health: Intensified vaccination in mountain barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) has intensified the vaccination campaigns in the mountain barangays as it sees a significant drop in walk-in individuals in the urban sites. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, officer-in-charge of…

With no guidelines yet, Cebu City Health cannot inoculate booster shots

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) cannot inoculate booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine yet.  CHD officer-in-charge, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said the Department of Health (DOH) has not issued any guidelines for booster shots even…

Cebu City begins vaccination of minors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has launched the vaccination of its minors aged 12 to 17 years old against the COVID-19. The city joined the rest of Central Visayas in the ceremonial launch of the pediatric…

Cebu City cops ready to extend help in WestVac clinical trial probe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen are ready should the city government ask assistance in investigating the WestVac vaccine clinical trial conducted by a Chinese pharmaceutical company, here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

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