COVID-19 vaccination for street children possible, health officials say

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Administering COVID-19 vaccines to street children is possible, local health officials here said. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) and Cebu City Health Office welcomed the recommendations of Cebu Medical Society…

Cebu City ready for ‘National Vax Days’ on Feb.10 -12

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — This early, the Cebu City government has already completed its preparations for another round of implementation of the “National Vaccination Days” here scheduled from February 10 to 12, 2022. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, head…

Cebu may start vaccinating kids aged 5-11 years by mid-Feb

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local health officials in Cebu are expecting to start administering COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 5 to 11 years old within this month. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, chief pathologist of the Department of…

Rama hopes Alert Level 1 for Cebu City by Jan 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that he wants the city to further ease its restrictions, and be placed under Alert Level 1 by January 2022. Rama on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, said…

Cebu City exceeds target in Nat’l Vax Days with 100K doses administered

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City was able to vaccinate more than its target set for the National Vaccination Days. The City Health Department (CHD) on Thursday, December 2, reported that they had accomplished a 102 percent…

1st Day of Nat’l Vax Days in Cebu City: A Success

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As far as local officials in Cebu City are concerned, the first day of National Vaccination Days here was a success. Most, if not all, of the city’s 91 vaccination sites drew hundreds…

COVID-19 vaccination: Minors without co-morbidities may get jab by mid-November

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is planning to start inoculating around 9,000 adolescents who have no co-morbidities with the COVID-19 vaccines next week. Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, City Health Officer, said they were set to…

In Cebu City, adolescents with co-morbidities to be prioritized for vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting Monday, October 11, 2021, adolescents aged 12 to 17 years old here can register to receive free COVID-19 vaccines from the national government. The Cebu City Government on Monday announced that its…

Cebu City eyes creating separate vaccine registration site for adolescents

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is planning to create a separate registration site for adolescents who will be qualified to receive free COVID-19 vaccines from the government. Local officials here welcomed the decision of the Food…

Cebu City now has 9 vaccination sites

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City on Monday, September 6, 2021, opened another vaccination site as it prepares to inoculate the rest of the population against COVID-19. The city government opened its 9th vaccination center at the…

Cebu City sites allow walk-ins for substitution purposes only– City Health

Dyrecka Letigio 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City vaccination sites will only allow walk-ins for substitution purposes to ensure that all vaccine slots will be filled for the day. This was the statement of Dr. Jeffrey Ibones, Cebu City…

Cebu City starts vaccination of Badjao community

Dyrecka Letigio 08/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has begun the vaccination of the city’s indigenous community starting with the Badjao people in Barangay Mambaling. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the City Health officer in charge, said the city…

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