Only 14 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu City on Feb. 26

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu City reopens its economy by removing major COVID-19 restrictions, the city is seeing more improvements in its COVID-19 situation. In the latest data of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), the city…

COVID-19 Vax Watch: 200,000 kids inoculated in Metro Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 200,000 minors from nine localities in Metro Cebu, aged between five to 17-years-old, have already been inoculated as a protection against COVID-19.  Based on the latest data from the Visayas Vaccination Operations…

Metro Cebu set to vaccinate 5-to 11-year-old kids on Feb. 14; 22K doses readied

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Metro Cebu is now gearing up for the start of the COVID-19 vaccination drive among children age 5 to 11 years old. At least 22,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech have been…

Cebu City targets 58K individuals for National Vaxx Days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is targeting to inoculate 58,000 individuals for the three-day National Vaccination Days on February 10 to 12, 2022. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the head of the City Health Department (CHD), said they…

Unvaccinated make up 94% of COVID-deaths among kids in Cebu –VVOC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu is set to start administering COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 5 to 11 years old anytime soon. And local health officials here are urging parents to have their children vaccinated as a…

FACES OF CEBU: Mary Grace Semilla-Bulay, Web Designer and Mom

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippines is set to start vaccinating children ages 5 to 11 years old within this month. And here in Cebu, local health officials are targeting to administer the shots to them by…

FACES OF CEBU: Kalvin Josh Magallon, junior high school student vaccinated against COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 500 minors, accompanied by their parents, trooped to a university in downtown Cebu City to finally get the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. One of them was Kalvin Josh Magallon, whose…

Cebu City reminds parents to wait for text confirmation after commotion in vax site for minors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Parents here were reminded to wait for the text confirming their children’s COVID-19 inoculation schedule. This after a ‘minor commotion’ was reported in one of the designated centers for pediatric vaccinations in…

In Naga City, close to 3k minors jabbed with COVID vaccine

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 3,000 minors in Naga City already received their 1st dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, more than a week since the rollout began. The city government reported on social media that 2,824…

Pediatric vaccination in Cebu towns, component cities to start

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Several towns and cities in Cebu province are set to start the rollout of the COVID-19 pediatric vaccination. Bogo City in northern Cebu will begin inoculating minors age 12 to 17 years old on Thursday,…

Kids vaccinated in Cebu City look forward to going back to F2F classes, playing outside

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As early as 5 a.m. on Monday, November 8, Ira Marie Omolon started preparing for her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Ira on Sunday, November 7, received a text message from the…

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