DOH-7 notes ‘slight increase’ in firecracker injuries amid pandemic

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that resulted in the implementation of wide-scale quarantine restrictions, the regional health office in Central Visayas recorded a slight increase in the number of firecracker-related injuries.…

Mandaue-wide cleanup as dengue deaths rise

Norman V. Mendoza 10/24/2016

MANDAUE City Hall called on its residents to join a city-wide cleanup drive in tandem with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) next week. In yesterday’s press conference, Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing said he…

Misting in Consolacion after dengue death

Nestle L. Semilla 09/28/2016

THE Cebu Provincial Health Office (CPHO) sent a team to Consolacion town to do a massive misting after a three-year-old boy from Barangay Nangka died of dengue last September 10. CPHO head Dr. Rene Catan said the…

Don’t drink ‘miracle water’, public told

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/31/2016

Visitors of San Roque Chapel in Barangay Basak-Pardo, Cebu City were warned not to drink its supposed “miracle water” since it had not been declared safe for consumption. “A test should be conducted to determine whether the…

Sogod village probed for typhoid

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/16/2014

After five cases of typhoid fever were reported in Sogod town, water sampling was conducted last week in barangay Calumboyan to trace the source in northern Cebu. Reynan Cimafranca, chief of The Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit…

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