Step-down facility expected to boost Mandaue’s COVID response 

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The newly completed Mandaue City “step-down” facility is expected to boost the city’s COVID-19 response. Mayor Jonas Cortes led the ceremonial blessing and turnover of the step-down facility on Monday morning, September 6,…

Mandaue to PUV drivers get vaccinated at ‘Bakuna, Bai!’

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will be reaching out to the officers of drivers’ associations to cascade the information about COVID vaccination and encourage their members to get vaccinated. Mayor Jonas Cortes made this…

Mobile Vaccine Clinic starts vaccinating Mandauehanons

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has started its COVID-19 vaccination through the Mobile Vaccine Clinic (MVC) at the 6.5 relocation site gym in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Senior citizens…

Mandaue considers giving free temporary accommodation to health workers

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is again planning to provide health workers with free temporary accommodation. Mayor Jonas Cortes said especially that COVID-19 cases were rising and capacity utilization rate of hospitals had increased,…

Discipline zones to be set up in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY,  Philippines — The Mandaue City government will be establishing discipline zones in different areas in the city that will start first at the city’s core. Mayor Jonas Cortes said he planned to establish a discipline…

Cortes to Mandauehanons: Throw garbage properly, help us solve flooding problem

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes is appealing to the Mandauehanons to help the city government in declogging the drainage to ease flood problems in the city. Cortes made the appeal after he…

Cortes welcomes leisure travel okay from NCR Plus to MGCQ areas

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes welcomes the newest resolution of the Inter Agency Task Force for the Management and Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID), allowing leisure travel for people from the NCR Plus bubble…

Cortes: Three more bike stations for Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be having four bike repair stations soon as the installation of another three bike stations in strategic locations in the city is set to start next month. This developed after…

Cortes: Mandaue backs Cebu gov’s quarantine policy on ROFs, OFWs

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines —The Mandaue City government supports Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia’s testing and quarantine policy for Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes in an interview on Friday,…

Mandaue residents with COVID symptoms told: Call EOC, get tested for virus

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Once again, the Mandaue City government is encouraging residents who are experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to call the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to get test for the virus.…

Looc fire victims get cash aid from Mandaue City gov’t

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Victims of the fire that hit sitio Superior, Barangay Looc here last December 6, 2020, received financial assistance from the city government on Monday, December 28, 2020. Mayor Jonas Cortes led the distribution of…

Two Mandaue barangay captains suspended for 2 months

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/27/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two barangay captains of Mandaue City have been suspended for two months by the Office of the Ombudsman. These two village chiefs — Patricio Soco of Barangay Alang-Alang and Ignacio Cortes II of…

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