Cebu City set to open another vax site in Urgello

Dyrecka Letigio 09/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is set to open another vaccination site on September 6, 2021, at the Southwestern University Campus in Urgello Street. This would be the ninth vaccination site of the city as it…

Cebu City Health to inspect all funeral homes for sanitary handling of bodies

Dyrecka Letigio 08/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) will be checking all funeral homes in Cebu City to inspect their compliance with the Sanitary Code when handling deceased bodies. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the head of…

Cebu City Health appeals to use J&J for residents with comorbidities

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) will be appealing that the Johnsons & Johnsons (J&J) vaccines be used for individuals with comorbidities. This was the hope of Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the CHD head…

Cases of fever, colds rising this due to weather, says City Health Dept.

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) has noted an increase of cases of fever and colds here, especially in residential areas. Although the CHD has not revealed the specific data for this occurrence,…

CHD plans to distribute vaccine forms during distribution of senior citizen financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) plans to distribute vaccine forms during the distribution of financial assistance to senior citizens on June 26, 2021. READ: Cash card, house-to-house distribution for senior citizen financial…

More than 100 caught lying about having comorbidities — CHD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) said that individuals who lied about having comorbidities will be turned away at the vaccination sites. They will be deferred to the schedule for the A4 priority…

Individuals due for second dose can go directly to vaccination site on schedule

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Individuals who are due for the second dose of the vaccine in Cebu City can go directly┬áto the vaccination sites where they got the first dose on the scheduled noted on their vaccine…

BREAKING: Senior citizen jab roll-out halted: No more vaccines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of vaccinated senior citizens is growing in Cebu City as the program continues to roll out in three sites in the city. Yet the number of vaccine doses is limited and…

Drive-through vaccination not feasible — Cebu City VOC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Vaccination Operation Center (VOC) does not see the proposal for a drive-through vaccination as feasible. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the acting city health officer, said that there would need to be…

Vaccination for medical facility workers continues today in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination for medical facility workers in Cebu City has continued today with the arrival of 2,700 additional doses of Sinovac vaccines. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the City Health Acting Officer, told CDN Digital…

Cebu City sees steep rise of vaccine registrants

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is seeing a rise of registrants among health workers for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine program. City Health Department (CHD) officer-in-charge, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, told CDN Digital that as of…

Walk-ins, anxiety, cause bottleneck in vaccine roll-out in Cebu City

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 03/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccine roll-out among barangay health workers in Cebu City has been so far successful, but not without its challenges. City Health Department (CHD) officer-in-charge, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said that one of the…

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