DOH-7 assures availability of HPV vaccine in Central Visayas

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 11/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) assured that the vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) is available. Dr. Jera Armendarez, head of the Non-Communicable Disease Section at DOH-7, gave the assurance…

Doc Annie: ‘A true spirit of service and commitment’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – On September 4, 2023, Cebu not only lost a healthcare professional but also a dedicated public servant whose mission was to help the underprivileged with their oral health needs. This was how the…

DOH-7: Central Visayas should remain under MGCQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recommended for the entire region to remain under the most relaxed form of community quarantine. “We’re still not qualified to shift to the ‘new…

Cebu City logs another record-low in new cases

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Three days before the month of September ends, Cebu City has recorded another low in the number of new coronavirus cases. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7), in its latest…

41 new cases in Cebu City as Region 7 breaches 20K mark

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, logged its highest number of new coronavirus cases since it downgraded to the most relaxed form of community quarantine. The Department of Health in Central Visayas…

DOH-7: Reduced distancing in public transpo not yet appropriate for Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If it was up to them, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will not recommend the implementation of a shorter physical distancing between passengers inside public transportation operating in Cebu. Dr.…

Cebu City’s active cases slightly increase to 392

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of active coronavirus disease cases in Cebu City slightly increased during its second week under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). In its September 12 bulletin, the Department of Health in Central…

DOH-7 to LGUs: Encourage residents to be swabbed for COVID

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Monday, September 7 encouraged local government officials to convince residents to have themselves tested for the coronavirus. The agency made this call following reports…

Cebu City to end August with less than 1K active cases

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City’s active cases of the coronavirus disease has dropped to less than 1, 000 two days before the month of August officially ends. Data from the Department of Health in Central Visayas…

DOH-7 reports lower cases of dengue

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The regional health office in Central Visayas has recorded lower dengue cases for the first half of 2020. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the Department of Health here (DOH-7), said they posted…

C. Visayas COVID count: Active cases down to 3k

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of active coronavirus cases in Central Visayas continues to decline, and as of August 19, 2020, it has dropped to 3,052, recent data from local health officials show. Latest coronavirus disease…

DOH-7: No recommendation endorsing air purifiers effective vs COVID

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/17/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH – 7) is not recommending the use of personal air purifiers as “protection” against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This is just some of…

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