Dengue, typhoid-stricken residents in Barili get cash aid

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 200 families in Barili whose members were among those afflicted with typhoid and dengue fevers have received cash aid from the national government.  At least 198 families from four barangays in…

Everything you need to know about dengue fever

PR 06/25/2022

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic in April 2020, Evelyn suddenly developed fever, cough, a lack of appetite, and intermittent vomiting while quarantined at home. At first, she feared the worst “Nabalaka jud ko kay basig…

No dengue ‘outbreak’ in Cebu City yet

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health (CHD) does not consider the current dengue situation in the city as an outbreak yet. Doctor Ilya Tac-an of the CHD said that the current spike of dengue cases…

Dengue cases in Lapu-Lapu still rising

Futch Anthony Inso 06/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Dengue cases in Lapu-Lapu City have continued to increase. This was confirmed by Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office. She said that, currently, the city had recorded more than 970…

Rama: Prolonged Alert Level 1 will eventually lead to relaxed mask policies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu City would remain under Alert Level 1 until the end of the month, Mayor Michael Rama said that mask restrictions would eventually be eased. In a short press conference on June…

Lapu holds dengue caravan to drum up campaign vs disease

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government holds an ASEAN Dengue Day caravan on Wednesday afternoon, June 15, 2022. The activity aims to instill awareness to Oponganons on how to avoid the disease and the mosquitoes…

Habal-habal drivers donate in LTO-7 bloodletting campaign

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorcycle taxi (habal-habal) drivers in Metro Cebu gave back to the community by donating their blood on the World Blood Donors Day, June 14, 2022, at the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas…

Cebu City takes multi-sectoral approach against dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is going beyond the households in its fight against the deadly dengue disease. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the head of the City Health Department (CHD), said they have met with different sectors…

Palma urges faithful to pray for those affected by dengue

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the rising number of dengue cases in Cebu and in other parts of Central Visayas, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said the Archdiocese would include a prayer for relief from dengue and for…

Lapu-Lapu to hold clean-up, misting activities to drive away dengue

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will conduct a caravan and a city-wide clean-up on June 15, 2022, in observance of World Dengue Day. In a public address of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan that was…

Dengue cases up; CCHD appeals for public cooperation

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) urges the public to cooperate in anti-dengue campaigns and strategies as dengue cases in Cebu City from January 1 to June 3, 2022 almost tripled the number…

Ahong targets 1,000 blood donors

Futch Anthony Inso 06/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government aims to surpass Legazpi City’s record of having organized the most successful blood donation drive in the country that was participated by 700 blood donors. Mayor Junard Chan said he…

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