9 Super Health Centers to rise in Cebu Island

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/20/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least nine Super Health Centers will soon be established in Cebu Island to address the medical needs of those in far-flung places. Senator Bong Go, who chairs the Senate committee on health…

‘I was in isolation’ – Rama on criticisms over city officials’ absence in recent floodings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has responded to criticisms and complaints hurled against him, and several City Hall officials, as to why they were not ‘physically present’ when the city suffered its ‘worst…

Medical kits for Cebu City residents in isolation pushed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council urged the Executive Department to provide medical kits to residents especially those who are in quarantine or isolation. Councilor Nestor Archival, the minority floor leader, filed a resolution that…

CCPO conducts mass swab testing after 2 cops test positive for COVID-19

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City cops have been ordered to undergo mass swab testing starting Friday, January 21, 2022, as the city experiences another surge of COVID-19 infections. However, Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director…

Dino tests positive for COVID-19

Doris C. Bongcac 02/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Sec. Michael Lloyd Dino of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas is asking those who were recently in contact with him to have themselves tested for the coronavirus disease 2019…

Samsam tests positive for COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas has been infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Gullas disclosed on his official Facebook page on Wednesday, February 10, that he recently tested positive for the…

COVID-19 nurses: Christmas away from families

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) nurses spent their Christmas dawn with patients at the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH). The nurses welcomed Christmas day away from their families and friends,…

118 recovered COVID-19 patients in Cebu City to go home today

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More recovered patients of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be going home today, July 24, 2020 from the various isolation and quarantine centers in Cebu City. Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City spokesperson,…

Cordova Police Station now COVID-free

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Police Station is now COVID-free. The last two of the four cops, who tested positive for the coronavirus disease have already recovered from their infection will already report for work starting…

18 Consolacion cops under isolation after 1 cop tested positive of COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eighteen policemen of the Consolacion Police Station are isolated at the police station after one of the policemen, who was deployed to the town to augment the town’s police force, tested positive of…

14 policemen isolated at CCPO are not showing COVID-19 symptoms

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 14 policemen, who are isolated in the second floor of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) for seven days now, have not shown any symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Police Colonel…

Symptomatic patients increasing, new isolation facility eyed

Immae Lachica 06/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Dr. Ronald Oporto, hospital administrator of Lapu-Lapu City, has told mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan that they are planning to make another isolation facility for symptomatic patients. Oporto together with DRRMO head Nagiel Bañacia attended…

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