Lapu to reopen vax sites for Nat’l Vaccination Day

Futch Anthony Inso 11/26/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government plans to open again three of their vaccination sites that have already closed during the National Vaccination Day from November 29 to December 1, 2021. According to Dr. Agnes Realiza, head…

Chan: Lapu-Lapu health care workers to start getting COVID-19 booster shots on Nov. 22

Futch Anthony Inso 11/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will start inoculating medical health care workers in the city with booster shots of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine on Monday, November 22, 2021. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan…

Lapu closes one vax site

Futch Anthony Inso 09/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government has already closed one of its vaccination sites located at Mactan Newtown in Barangay Mactan. Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that they decided to close the vaccination site due to…

Lapu gov’t mulls cash incentives for COVID-free barangays

Futch Anthony Inso 09/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government plans to give cash incentives to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-free barangays. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that this is done to encourage barangay officials to intensify their campaign against…

Discounts in Lapu-Lapu supermarkets for vaccinated individuals pushed

Futch Anthony Inso 09/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —  The Lapu-Lapu City government will ask malls, supermarkets and grocery stores to give discounts to vaccinated individuals. Lawyer James Sayson, deputy chief for the Local Vaccination Operations Center (LVOC), said that on Tuesday,…

Lapu-Lapu to look into reports of ‘fake vax cards’

Immae Lachica, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/15/2021

(Updated) CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Lapu-Lapu City Government will be looking into reports circulating online that an individual or group of people have been using the local government’s name to reportedly offer fake vaccination cards.  Mayor Junard “Ahong”…

Lapu to open another isolation facility soon

Futch Anthony Inso 08/11/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government will open another isolation facility as soon as possible. This Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said after the city’s isolation facility at the Lapu-Lapu City College has already reached its full…

EO issued: Liquor ban imposed in Lapu-Lapu, mass gatherings suspended

Futch Anthony Inso 07/26/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City government will enforce stricter restrictions in the city for nearly a month to address the rising cases of COVID-19 and to prevent the virus from spreading. This after Mayor Junard “Ahong”…

No more negative RT-PCR results required to enter Lapu-Lapu, says mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 07/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government will no longer require domestic travelers a negative result of the RT-PCR test to enter the city. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan after the Inter-Agency…

Lapu gov’t wants April 27 to be declared a holiday

Futch Anthony Inso 04/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government is urging Malacañang to declare April 27, 2021 a non-working holiday in the entire country for the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan. City Councilor Quennie Amann said that last…

Lapu-Lapu to scrutinize new IATF guidelines

Futch Anthony Inso 03/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government will study further the new guidelines set by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases which allows local government units (LGUs) to no longer include…

Ahong eyes tie-up with private hospitals for vaccine storage

Futch Anthony Inso 03/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Government will tie-up with private hospitals for storing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines, once the city will already receive an allocation from the national government. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan…

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