Cebu City EOC to public: Continue wearing face shields inside public transport

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) urges the public to continue wearing face shields inside public transportation.  Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that the new policy imposed…

Labor group: Air purifiers on employees is a financial burden

Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A labor group in Cebu is pleading to Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to reconsider requiring employees of establishments allowed to operate under General Community Quarantine with heightened restrictions (GCQ-hr) to wear personal air purifiers…

Cebu City releases new PUV protocols

Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has released the new and updated health protocols for public utility vehicles (PUVs). The city is set to start to implement the updated guidelines for PUVs next week. This…

CCSC reopening: Management lays down rules for using track oval

Glendale G. Rosal 04/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the management of the Cebu City Sports Center sees its reopening on May 3 as its way of slowly getting back on its feet, it also lays down the ground rules to…

Ahong extends face shield policy to another week

Futch Anthony Inso 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government has extended to another week the implementation of the mandatory wearing of a face shield for Oponganons who will go out of their residences. The said policy was supposed…

Ahong moves implementation of face shield policy to March 18

Futch Anthony Inso 03/10/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has moved the start of the implementation of the mandatory wearing of face shields in the city to March 18, 2021. In his public address on his Facebook…

Grand disarray

Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/24/2020

The Philippines last week became the lone country in the world to mandate the use of face shields, supposedly to help temper the dreaded surge in COVID-19 cases after the Christmas and New Year holidays, when friends…

More safety guidelines for Mandaue Public Market set

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/22/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Additional guidelines will be enforced in Mandaue City Public Market starting December 23, 2020, as people are expected to flock to the market during Christmas and New Year.  An individual without face mask…

DOH may consider exempting solo cyclists from mandatory wearing of face shield 

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 12/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday said it was considering to exempt solo cyclists to be exempted from the mandatory wearing of face shields, considering that oxygen is needed for any form of…

Lapu mayor favors limited face-to-face classes

Futch Anthony Inso 12/16/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor “Junard “Ahong” Chan welcomed the suggestion of the national government to allow the holding of limited face-to-face classes next month. Earlier, President Rodrigo Duterte has given his approval for the implementation…

CCCI urges businesses to follow DOLE’s face shield mandate

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 08/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CCCI) has urged the business in the city to follow the requirement of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to equip workers with face shields…

Cebuano businessman distributes face shields

Mark Kavin Salomon 05/06/2020

Sven Serafica, a Cebuano businessman, distributed face shields to employees of a condominium in Cebu City in the morning of May 1, 2020. Serafica handed out face shields to the security guards, maintenance personnel, and janitors of…

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