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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Cebu City Council passes telemedicine ordinance

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has passed an ordinance that would provide telemedicine, or virtual medical consultation, services to residents. In the ordinance authored by Councilor Alvin Dizon, a system of telemedicine services will be established…

CCMC second and third floors to accommodate patients on Sept. 18

Dyrecka Letigio 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) has opened the second and third floors of their new building in a ceremonious soft opening on August 19, 2021. Cebu City acting Mayor Michael Rama said…

Rama sets aside termination order for CCMC contractor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has set aside his plans to terminate the contractor of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Rama, in a recent press conference, said he has granted the request of…

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