Cebu City launches all-out war vs dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has launched an all-out war against dengue, as cases of the mosquito-borne disease continue to rise. Mayor Michael said in a press conference on June 24, 2022, that he will be…

No dengue ‘outbreak’ in Cebu City yet

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health (CHD) does not consider the current dengue situation in the city as an outbreak yet. Doctor Ilya Tac-an of the CHD said that the current spike of dengue cases…

Lapu holds dengue caravan to drum up campaign vs disease

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government holds an ASEAN Dengue Day caravan on Wednesday afternoon, June 15, 2022. The activity aims to instill awareness to Oponganons on how to avoid the disease and the mosquitoes…

Cebu City takes multi-sectoral approach against dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is going beyond the households in its fight against the deadly dengue disease. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the head of the City Health Department (CHD), said they have met with different sectors…

Lapu-Lapu to hold clean-up, misting activities to drive away dengue

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will conduct a caravan and a city-wide clean-up on June 15, 2022, in observance of World Dengue Day. In a public address of Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan that was…

Dengue cases up; CCHD appeals for public cooperation

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) urges the public to cooperate in anti-dengue campaigns and strategies as dengue cases in Cebu City from January 1 to June 3, 2022 almost tripled the number…

Lapu intensifies war vs dengue amid rise in cases

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is intensifying its campaign against mosquitoes after the city recorded a rise in dengue cases. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office (CHO), told CDN Digital that…

Mandaue CHO intensifies misting, info drive against dengue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office (CHO) has intensified its campaign against dengue as City Health personnel continue  misting operations and information drive in barangays. Today, May 23, personnel from the Mandaue CHO were…

Cebu City barangays told to schedule misting with City Health to fight dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays are encouraged to schedule with the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) misting operations for areas with dengue outbreaks. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the city’s chief doctor, said they are now conducting…

Mandaue Mayor Cortes to address rise in dengue cases in city

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines —  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes will meet with the City Health Office (CHO) to tackle the dengue cases in the city and find ways on how to address them. The Regional Epidemiology and…

Rama orders intensified anti-dengue operations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered intensified anti-dengue operations following the rise dengue cases and deaths in the first half of 2022.  In a phone conference, Rama said he had instructed the…

The rise of Dengue: 422 cases in Cebu City for first 5 months of 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dengue cases increased by tenfold in 2022 compared to 2021 drawing concern from the Cebu City Health Department (CHD). Acting City Health Officer, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said that the city recorded a total…

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