DOH-7: Avoid swimming in Catarman, Cordova waters

Futch Anthony Inso 09/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) issued a health warning on Thursday, September 8, 2022, cautioning the public from engaging in public swimming and other similar activities in the coastal waters…

Cebu island has highest number of dengue cases in CV

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of dengue cases in Central Visayas continues to rise, the latest data from the regional health office showed. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported that as of August…

Central Visayas still needs to administer 3.6M COVID-19 shots

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas still needs to administer over 3.6 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines in order to reach its new target for the government’s revamped vaccination drive.  Latest report from the Department of…

DOH-7 spearheads SIMEX to prepare for bombing incidents

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To optimize response in times of any bombing incident here, various local government agencies participated in a Mass Casualty Management Simulation Exercise at the Cebu City Sports Center on Friday morning, August 5, 2022. Around…

Mandaue councilor: We’re waiting for DOH orders on handling possible monkeypox cases

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be waiting for instructions from the Department of Health (DOH) about the management of possible monkeypox cases, but the city will be ready for it. City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, chairman…

DOH-7 urges public to stay vigilant as C. Visayas remains free of monkeypox

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Monday, August 1, assures that the region remains free of any confirmed cases of monkeypox.  Nevertheless, the regional health office urged the public to…

DOH-7 ready for possible monkeypox cases

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has intensified surveillance activities against monkeypox in the region and advised the public that COVID-19 measures also work in the prevention of the disease. In…

Rama wants all CCMC workers to get COVID booster shots

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has directed the administrator of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) to make sure that all of the hospital workers receive COVID-19 booster shots. In a statement released…

DOH-7 ramps up administering booster shots

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In line with the new administration’s goals, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has ramped up its efforts in administering COVID-19 booster shots in the region. During a press conference on…

Region 7 remains free of monkeypox

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas remains free of monkeypox, the regional bureau of the Department of Health (DOH-7) announced. DOH-7, in a press conference on Tuesday, July 26, said that the region, and the entire country…

PRO-7 participates in National Blood Donors Month

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 07/11/2022

CEBH CITY, Philippines — At least 67 policemen of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) donated their blood on Monday, July 11, 2022, in line with the National Blood Donors Month. Police Lieutenant Colonel Mary…

As F2F classes loom, DOH-7 urges parents to get their kids vaxed vs COVID

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As schools and students prepare for the resumption of traditional style of teaching, health officials here urged parents to get their children vaccinated as protection from COVID-19. The Department of Health in Central…

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