Scrambling for air purifiers: Capitol postpones memo

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Before driving a public utility bus for more than five hours, from Cebu City to Dumaguete City, on Monday, August 16, 2021, Richard Benitez had to borrow money from one of his friends.…

Air purifiers not alternative to health protocols, says DOH7 exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The chief pathologist of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Monday, August 16, 2021, said that air purifiers should not be treated as alternatives in preventing COVID-19. “The air purifiers…

DOH-7: Community transmission present in Cebu, 4 more Delta variant cases in Lapu-Lapu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas  (DOH-7) said that four more cases of the Delta variant were confirmed in Lapu-Lapu City.  However, these cases have already recovered as their samples were taken…

DOH-7 chief pathologist is Capitol’s ‘pro bono’ consultant for health affairs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The chief pathologist of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will be undertaking a new role under the Cebu Provincial Government. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia confirmed that they will be having…

Amid rise in demand, Cebu’s supply of medical oxygen remains stable

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Supply of medical oxygen in Cebu remains stable, local officials said. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) assured the public that there is no shortage of medical oxygen here amid an…

Cebu City EOC: Delta variant may be the cause of COVID cases spike

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/02/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Councilor and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Deputy Chief Implementer Joel Garganera said they were not discounting the possibility that the spike of COVID-19 cases in the city might be due…

Capitol pledges P10k incentives for DOH-hired nurses

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More cash incentives will be given to nurses hired by the regional health office, and those who will be attending to COVID-19 patients needing hospital care in Cebu. The Capitol pledged to give…

DOH-7: Presence of Delta behind rise of COVID cases

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the top official of the regional health office in Central Visayas, the presence of the Delta variant in Cebu has confirmed the suspicions they have been holding.  That the highly transmissible mutation…

Not wanting to go back to ECQ, Cebu City to reimpose restrictions for 1 month

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents in Cebu City are told to brace themselves as local officials will be reintroducing restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19. Acting City Mayor Michael Rama announced that the city government is…

Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recognized local government units (LGUs) in Cebu that performed well in their blood donation activities in 2020. This is in line with the National…

DOH-7 deploys additional 30 nurses to Cebu City hospitals

Futch Anthony Inso 07/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has already deployed additional 30 nurses to different private hospitals in Cebu City. Dr. Jaime Bernadas, regional director of DOH-7, said that this after the…

DOH-7 records 89% decrease in dengue cases for 1st half of 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas saw a massive drop in the number of dengue cases during the first half of 2021. The Department of Health here (DOH-7) reported 976 dengue cases, of which seven were mortalities,…

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