DOH-7: Vax not directly linked to deaths of 3 frontliners

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The deaths of three frontliners in Central Visayas who received COVID-19 vaccines are not directly connected to the inoculation, the Department of Health in the region (DOH-7) ruled. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson…

Cebu City resumes vaccination tomorrow but in one site

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government announced on April 14, 2021, that the vaccination program will continue in one site at the Robinsons Galleria on Thursday, April 15, 2021. City Health Department (CHD) officer-in-charge, Dr.…

Mandaue encourages remaining frontliners to have themselves vaccinated

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/13/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government is encouraging medical frontliners to have themselves vaccinated against the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the Mandaue City COVID-19 vaccine board, said that…

Sotto, DOH-7 deny frontliners ‘coerced’ to go to NCR

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two of Central Visayas’ top health institutions denied that some medical frontliners from Cebu were coerced to go to Metro Manila. The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) issued a statement on April…

Labella: Remember frontliners on Araw ng Kagitingan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged Cebuanos to remember and honor the frontliners, who are the modern heroes of this year, during the celebration of the Araw ng Kagitingan on Friday, April 9,…

More Mandaue City frontliners get Sinovac jabs

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Another 230 medical frontliners in Mandaue City have been vaccinated against the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex on Thursday, April 8, 2021. This after the city…

Cebu frontliners to receive cash incentives, meds

Morexette Marie Erram 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Each of the 50 medical frontliners from Cebu who will be deployed to the National Capital Region (NCR) is expected to receive cash incentives up to P70, 000 for their assignment. Read: Cebu to send…

More frontliners in Mandaue City vaccinated

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More frontliners in Mandaue City have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Monday, March 22, 2021. These frontliners were from the City Health Office, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Vaccination simulations for BHWs and health workers begin in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination simulations in Cebu City have begun today, March 19, 2021, and will last at least for a week. The barangay health workers (BHW) and other frontliners will be vaccinated starting March…

FACES OF CEBU: Johannah Paula Vidal, nurse

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At first, she was hesitant about receiving the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. But on March 10, 2021, nurse Johannah Paula Vidal said she was glad she made the right choice to get…

All CCPO personnel are to be vaccinated — Parilla

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One hundred percent of Cebu City’s police force will receive COVID-19 vaccines once the doses intended for them are already given. This was assured by Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Chan: 10 Lapu-Lapu City hospital frontliners COVID-19 positive

Futch Anthony Inso 02/26/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Ten more frontliners in Lapu-lapu City tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and this time those tested positive are healthcare medical workers from the…

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