Cebu City Health dep’t preparing for dengue season

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department is preparing for dengue season as cases of mosquito-borne illness is expected to rise in the months of July and August. Cebu City spokesperson, Rey Gealon, said that…

Health staff on issuance of recovery certificate: ‘It was an honest mistake’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The health staff of Barangay Kamputhaw in Cebu City said the issuance of a certification of recovery to a patient who succumbed to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was an honest mistake. The…

Cebu City’s COVID-19 updates will now be coursed through DOH-7 — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that to avoid the confusion brought by the discrepancies in the number of cases reported by the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) and the Cebu…

Cebu City Health Dep’t: No new ILI for Good Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department has recorded no new cases of influenza-like-illnesses (ILI) in the city for Good Friday, April 10, 2020. In the recent data released by the CHD, there are zero…

Cebu City Health to get anti-polio oral vaccines from DOH-7

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health is expecting the supply of anti-polio oral vaccine from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7). City Health Officer Daisy Villa expressed relief following the DOH-7’s aide to…

Larsian is generally unsanitary says health official

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health revealed that after a series of initial inspections in Larsian, the popular barbecue food strip in Cebu City, the results proved that the place is generally unsanitary. Doctor Bernice…

Tumulak: More personal protective equipment needed for city’s health workers

Delta Letigio 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Health needs more personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect the health workers against the possible entry of viral diseases in the city.  This was the assessment of Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak,…

Why haze is dangerous

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—With the haze from Indonesia’s forest fire continuing to blanket Metro Cebu, the Cebu City Health Department is reminding the public to take precautionary measures to avoid getting affected. Doctor Daisy Villa, the head of…

Get rid of nagging Pain at Epic Performance and Fitness

PR 07/02/2018

Have you ever suffered nagging pain coming from sports injuries like strain and sprains? Or backpain and neckpain that doesn’t seem to get better? How about trouble reaching for something above you, but seemingly cannot due to…

Parents, officials told to help clean up for anti-dengue drive

Nestle L. Semilla 06/11/2016

PARENTS and school officials were reminded ahead of tomorrow’s opening of classes to keep their surroundings clean to prevent schoolchildren from contracting dengue. Outgoing City Health Officer Dr. Daisy Villa said she met with city division representatives…

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