Booster shots: Lapu-Lapu targets 9K medical frontliners

Futch Anthony Inso 11/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will inoculate around 9,000 medical frontliners for the booster shots against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the Lapu-lapu City Health Office, said that the…

Lapu volunteer frontliners refuse to return due to food shortage

Futch Anthony Inso 09/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Several medical frontliner volunteers assigned to different vaccination sites here have already refused to lend their help in the ongoing vaccination rollout. This is after the city has no longer provided them food packs for…

A salute to our ‘invisible’ modern day heroes!

Immae Lachica 08/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Modern day heroes. What comes to mind when you think of heroes? And what do you appreciate most about them? Is it their gesture to somehow help save humanity? A hero is described as…

Cebu City begins releasing cash incentives for frontliners sent to NCR

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government on Monday, July 12, has announced that it has begun releasing the incentives meant for medical frontliners who were deployed in Metro Manila earlier this year. The city’s Public…

J&T Express to honor riders as modern heroes

PR 06/24/2021

This July, new heroes will be in town. E-commerce delivery giant J&T Express Philippines will be holding J&T Heroes: Bayani sa Makabagong Panahon to recognize the contributions of its delivery riders, on July 2, 2021 via livestream…

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…

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