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…

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…

Walk-in allowed in vax sites in Cebu City on Wednesday as text system falters

Dyrecka Letigio 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—In celebration of the Feast of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary, the Cebu City government is giving residents a chance to walk-in in vaccination sites here on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.  Doctor Jeffrey Ibones,…

CHD to Sputnik-inoculated individuals: second dose can be extended until 3 months

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/14/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) urged individuals, who were inoculated with the Russian Gamalea Sputnik vaccines to wait for the arrival of their second dose. Recently, a shipment of 15,000 Sputnik…

Police tap barangays to help prevent ‘unauthorized burials’ in Cebu City

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To prevent ‘unauthorized burials’ in Cebu City, police here have coordinated with the barangay officials to help monitor cemeteries under their jurisdiction. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the…

Tumulak to re-propose Cebu City cemetery

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak will be re-proposing the Cebu City cemetery ordinance that he filed in 2020 following the sudden rise of deaths and eventual lack of graveyards in the city. Tumulak…

CHD studying nighttime vaccination roll-outs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is now studying the possibility of holding vaccination roll-outs at night. This after the City Council has previously requested the CHD to study the possibility of opening…

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