Cebu City reminds parents to wait for text confirmation after commotion in vax site for minors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Parents here were reminded to wait for the text confirming their children’s COVID-19 inoculation schedule. This after a ‘minor commotion’ was reported in one of the designated centers for pediatric vaccinations in…

Displaced individuals in Labangon fire climb to 688

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of individuals, who lost their homes after an early morning fire on Monday, September 20 in Barangay Labangon, has climbed to over 600. Based on the latest report from the city…

Medical tents, food trucks from Red Cross arrive in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To help Cebu City’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, medical tent units and mobile food trucks from the Philippine Red Cross (Red Cross) were deployed on Sunday, August 15, 2021. Councilor Dave Tumulak…

Public reminded: Don’t discriminate COVID patients or face penalties

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local officials here reminded the public to avoid discriminating against patients with COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. Otherwise, they could face civil and criminal charges. “Some Covid-19 patients complained about discrimination, I would…

No vax rollout in Cebu City on July 7 until further notice

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Cebu City has been paused once again. Councilor Dave Tumulak on Tuesday, July 6, confirmed that the city has used up all of its 14,920 doses of COVID-19…

Cebu City prepares for mass vaccination

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local officials here are now preparing to inoculate the general public by June. Councilor Dave Tumulak and City Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, confirmed to reporters on Monday, May 24, 2021, that they…

Full rollout for second-dose vaccines starts on May 10

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The full rollout for the second dose of the vaccines in Cebu City will begin on Monday, May 10, 2021, as the first-dose rollout will most likely slow down in the next weeks…

Cebu City’s 1st day of vaccine rollout for seniors: 634 jabbed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – On its first day of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for senior citizens, Cebu City was able to administer the first dose of the vaccine to 634 elderlies. Councilor Dave Tumulak, in a series…

Delay in vaccine rollout for Cebu City BHW looms

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Rollout of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines for Cebu City’s barangay health workers (BHWs) and other medical frontliners might be delayed. This after the city’s Vaccine Board disapproved the proposed sites where…

Prepare for TD Auring — Cebu City dad tells barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the chairperson for the committee on disaster risk reduction and management, is urging the mountain and riverside barangays to prepare for Tropical Depression Auring. The state weather bureau…

Use of Qpasses in Cebu City resumes on Dec. 26

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City residents will no longer be allowed to go out of their homes without their quarantine passes. The suspension on the use of Qpasses already ended at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December…

Cebu City to send aid to typhoon-battered Catanduanes on Friday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s aid to typhoon-struck Catanduanes will be sent off on Friday, November 13, 2020, through the help of the Naval Forces. Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s chairperson for disaster risk reduction…

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