All Lapu SP members told to undergo RT-PCR test

Futch Anthony Inso 08/31/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department is now conducting a contact tracing activity for those who attended the regular session of the city council on Thursday, August 26, at Marina Seaview in Barangay Ibo.…

Lapu-Lapu sends medical team to vaccinate Caubian residents

Futch Anthony Inso 08/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) has deployed a team on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, to Barangay Caubian to conduct a vaccination activity. Barangay Caubian is an islet barangay on Olango Island. Mayor…

LCHD believes slight increase in number of cases is not third wave

Futch Anthony Inso 07/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines—The slight increase of cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not yet an indication of the third wave of the infection. This was the statement of Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the Lapu-Lapu…

Lapu running short of vaccines again

Futch Anthony Inso 07/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government has only around 1,000 doses of  COVID-19 vaccines left. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) head Dr. Agnes Realiza, who said the said supply is expected to last…

Lapu-Lapu City plans to include 3-year-old kids in vaccination drive

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU- The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now include children ages 3 years and above in the master list for their ongoing vaccination drive against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Dr. Agnes…

Lapu-Lapu running out of AstraZeneca vaccines

Futch Anthony Inso 06/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–The supply of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines here is expected to run out soon. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD), said that currently, their supply of COVID-19 vaccines is…

Only 65 percent of A1 priority vaccinated in Lapu-Lapu City so far

Futch Anthony Inso 04/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government said only 65 percent of their A1 priority were inoculated in the government’s ongoing vaccination drive against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of…

Lapu-Lapu begins AstraZeneca vaccine rollout 

Futch Anthony Inso 03/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government has already started the rollout for AstraZeneca vaccines against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Mae Cheryll Tepait, the national immunization program nurse coordinator of the Lapu-Lapu…

9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Nine Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) employees and contact tracers tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Wednesday,…

COVID-19 vaccination simulation in Lapu postponed

Futch Anthony Inso 02/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City has postponed the holding of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination simulation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  This was confirmed by Mark Anthony Bautista, public information officer of Lapu-Lapu City. He said that…

Profiling of healthcare medical frontliners in Lapu halfway done

Futch Anthony Inso 02/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) has already profiled 53% of healthcare medical frontliners for the city’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Currently, the Lapu-Lapu City Government has been profiling healthcare medical frontliners, who will…

Close contacts of COVID-positive Lapu boatmen, island hopping operators swabbed

Futch Anthony Inso 09/23/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The Lapu-Lapu City Health Department has swabbed the 56 close contacts of the 22 individuals composed of boatmen, island hopping operators, and divers, who tested positive of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Wednesday,…

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