Region 7 targets to inoculate 1.3M for National Vax Days

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas is aiming to inoculate around 1.3 million individuals in the upcoming National Vaccination Days. Officials from the Department of Health in the region (DOH-7) and local governments here are preparing for…

Lapu tasked to inoculate 12K persons per day during Vaccination Day Holiday

Futch Anthony Inso 11/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Vaccination Operations Center (RVOC) has tasked the Lapu-Lapu City Government to inoculate 12,600 individuals per day during the three-day Vaccination Day Holiday from November 29 to December 1, 2021. This was…

Cebu Province eyes ‘simplified’ travel bubble with China, Japan, S. Korea

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province is now looking forward to implementing a ‘travel bubble’ as one of its first steps to gradually resume international leisure travel. And the provincial government wants to simplify all requirements and…

LGUs told: Don’t turn down walk-in minors at vax centers

Morexette Marie Erram 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To increase Cebu’s COVID-19 immunization coverage rate, local government units here are told not to turn down walk-ins for the pediatric vaccination.  Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) spokesperson, said accommodating walk-ins…

1M fully vaxxed in Cebu but ‘herd immunity’ may take 2 more years says health official

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu on Tuesday, October 5, made another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. A total of 1,000,608 individuals here have already been fully vaccinated against the infection as of October 4, the…

Cebu LGUs ready to vaccinate general population

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The national government is yet to release the official guidelines and give the go-signal for local governments to start inoculating the rest of the population. But as far as the Visayas Vaccination Operations…

Low vaccination turnout seen in 9 Cebu localities

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Health officials here are concerned about the low turnout of vaccinees in at least nine localities in Metro Cebu. Between September 20 to 26, the government was only able to inoculate 27,000 individuals…

202 COVID vaccine doses wasted in Region 7 – VVOC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 202 doses of COVID-19 vaccines allocated in Central Visayas were left to waste, the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) said recently. But Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, VVOC spokesperson, said the…

Fully vaccinated vs COVID in Region 7 reaches 1 million

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas recently reached another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. The Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) reported that as of September 12, 2021, a total of 1,006,554 individuals in the region have…

LGUs told: Start masterlisting children ages 12-17 for COVID vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local government units here are urged to start masterlisting children ages 12 to 17 years old, and who are qualified to receive COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by US pharmaceutical firms Moderna and Pfizer. This…

Cebu receives additional 50k doses of Pfizer vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu received an additional supply of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the spokesperson of the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC), confirmed to reporters that 50,310 doses of the mRNA vaccines arrived…

Vaccine watch: 96% of medical workers in Region 7 fully vaxxed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Approximately five months since the rollout began in Central Visayas, almost all medical workers here are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Data from the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) revealed that as of August…

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