Cebu City barangays told to schedule misting with City Health to fight dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays are encouraged to schedule with the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) misting operations for areas with dengue outbreaks. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the city’s chief doctor, said they are now conducting…

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…

The rise of Dengue: 422 cases in Cebu City for first 5 months of 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dengue cases increased by tenfold in 2022 compared to 2021 drawing concern from the Cebu City Health Department (CHD). Acting City Health Officer, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said that the city recorded a total…

37 urban public schools in Cebu City to start limited F2F on May 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/17/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be 37 public schools in the urban barangays in Cebu City that will start limited face-to-face (F2F) classes on May 30, 2022. The Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City said…

Immunocomprised individuals urged to get 2nd booster

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Immunocompromised individuals should get a second booster shot of the COVID-19, a top Cebu City Health official said on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the acting Cebu City Health Officer, said…

Cebu City Health Department to add more vax sites in mountain barangays

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) intends to expand pop-up vaccination sites in mountain barangays in order to address the low turnout of individuals getting COVID-19 shots. “Mag meeting mi karon tan-awon lang…

Cebu City jabs 1.8K kids, who are 5 to 11 years old

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The children in Cebu City are getting vaccinated against COVID-19. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reported that at least 1,877 minors, whose ages are from 5 to 11 years old, got…

CHD: Fewer people get jabs in Cebu City for National Vax Days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) notes fewer people getting vaccinated than expected for the first day of the National Vaccination Days.  On February 10, 2022, the CHD only recorded 8,538 vaccinated individuals. …

Medical kits for Cebu City residents in isolation pushed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council urged the Executive Department to provide medical kits to residents especially those who are in quarantine or isolation. Councilor Nestor Archival, the minority floor leader, filed a resolution that…

Cebu City starts to accommodate non-residents in need of booster shots

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residency will no longer be used as a basis to administer booster shots here. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, in-charge of the Cebu City Health Department, said on Tuesday, January 18, that they have been…

Lack of internet connection, a challenge to vaccination – Cebu City Health

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The lack of internet connection has been challenging for the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) in the continuous vaccination program in at least 18 sites. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, head of the CHD, said…

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…

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