Cebu City to lobby ‘mass vaccination’ in schools for teachers, students

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has expressed his support for schools here to return to the traditional way of learning. Rama, in a recent press interview, said the city government wants schools to be able…

In Cebu City, no walk-ins allowed for vaccination of minors aged 5-11

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will not allow walk-ins for the vaccination of minors aged 5 to 11 years for now. The city expects the roll-out to start around February 14, 2022, depending on when the…

Vaccination program in Cebu City picks up pace

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination program in Cebu City is finally picking up after being temporarily put on hold due to Typhoon Odette. The City Health Department (CHD) has opened at least 15 sites for the…

Rama: We will find a way to fully bring back vaccination in the coming days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the city government would find a way to bring back the vaccination program this 2022. The vaccination program had been greatly affected following the onslaught of Typhoon…

Cebu City reaches 70% of vaccinated adult population

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is getting closer to reaching its desired herd immunity after it reached its target population for the vaccination of the eligible adult population. Cebu City has inoculated a total of 736,856…

Cebu City nears herd immunity

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City is about to reach herd immunity, and they hope to achieve this by the end of the year.  The City Health Department (CHD) said that as of December 8, 2021, the vaccination has…

Cebu City ready for National Vax Days

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City is now ready for the three-day National Vaccination Days which will commence tomorrow, November 29. On Sunday, November 28, officials from the City Health Department led by Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, began…

National Vaxx Days in Cebu City: Two dedicated sites for minors

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Minors aged 12 to 17  in Cebu City can now join the National Vaccination Day from November 29, 2021, to December 1, 2021.  Originally, minors’ vaccination was not included in the plans as…

Booster shots inoculation begins in December for Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will start inoculating the booster shots for medical frontliners (A1), senior citizens (A2), and people with comorbidities (A3) in December 2021. This was announced by City Health Department (CHD) Officer-in-charge Doctor…

Non-legal guardians need letter of authority to accompany minors in vax sites

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reminds the guardians of minors who are set to be vaccinated starting November 8, 2021, that they must bring all necessary documents to the sites. These include…

No COVID-19 vaccination in hospitals for minors–Rama

Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to minors aged 12 to 17 years old will most likely be in a traditional vaccination site near hospitals and not inside a hospital. This was the pronouncement…

Dizon to CHD: Give children flu shots

Dyrecka Letigio 09/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Since children under 15-years-old are not yet qualified to receive COVID-19 vaccines, the Cebu City government should focus on giving them flu shoots for their protection. This was the appeal of Councilor Alvin…

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