Samsam in isolation after family gets COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More local chief executives in Cebu are undergoing isolation as the number of new COVID-19 cases here continues to rise.  Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas on Monday, January 24, 2022, announced…

Gwen to mayors: Vax cards are not mandatory

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has instructed mayors of municipalities and component cities in the province not to leverage COVID-19 vaccination cards as a prerequisite.  Garcia on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, issued Memorandum No.…

COVID-19 vaccination resumes in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has resumed its COVID-19 vaccination on Monday, December 27. City Councilor Malcolm Sanchez said the COVID-19 vaccination resumed at the Pacific Mall vaccination site. Sanchez said the site will only cater…

Rama hopes Alert Level 1 for Cebu City by Jan 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that he wants the city to further ease its restrictions, and be placed under Alert Level 1 by January 2022. Rama on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, said…

Lapu ranks first among CV LGUs with highest percentage of vaccinated individuals

Futch Anthony Inso 12/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City ranks first among local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas with the highest percentage of the daily target during the National Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination Days from November 29 to…

Cebu City to extend intensified vaccination beyond National Vaxx Days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu City will be extending its intensified vaccinations beyond the National Vaccination Days. Mayor Michael Rama is mulling to extending the vaccination activities of some sites beyond December 1, 2021. He said he will…

Lacion opens 3 more vaxx sites for National Vaccination Days

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Local Government of Consolacion has prepared three other vaccination sites for the National Vaccination Days from November 29 to December 1, 2021. On those three days, Consolacion will be opening a total…

Region 7 targets to inoculate 1.3M for National Vax Days

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas is aiming to inoculate around 1.3 million individuals in the upcoming National Vaccination Days. Officials from the Department of Health in the region (DOH-7) and local governments here are preparing for…

851 inmates in Danao City Jail vaccinated vs COVID

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines -More and more inmates in Cebu have been inoculated as protection against COVID-19. Recently, over 800 inmates from Danao City Jail received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines, the local government announced on social…

In Oslob, adolescents to get COVID vaccines this November

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Young adults in Oslob town in southern Cebu may get their COVID-19 vaccine shots this month. This after the town’s Rural Health Unit (RHU) announced that they are aiming to start inoculation of…

COVID-19 vaccination: Minors without co-morbidities may get jab by mid-November

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is planning to start inoculating around 9,000 adolescents who have no co-morbidities with the COVID-19 vaccines next week. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, City Health Officer, said they were set to…

10K Mandaue City minors masterlisted for COVID-19 vaccination

10/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Vaccine Operation Center (VOC) has already masterlisted almost 10,000 minors aged 12 to 17 years old for vaccination against COVID-19. Dr. Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes, operations head of the city’s VOC…

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