Cebu City Council wants unclaimed 2021 senior financial assistance to be released

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council wants the Executive Department to release the last tranche of the financial assistance in 2021, which will be released to those who have failed to claim their cash…

PWDs, senior citizens’ financial assistance distribution starts Dec. 11, 18

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The financial assistance for persons with disabilities (PWDs) and for senior citizens in Cebu City will begin on December 11 and December 18, 2021 respectively. Mayor Michael Rama has announced on his Facebook…

Lapu-Lapu City seniors told to get vaxxed vs COVID-19

DORIS BONGCAC 12/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City may have already achieved herd immunity but the threat of the infection among the city’s senior citizens remain high, says Nagiel Bañacia, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Mandaue distributes second tranche of financial aid to seniors

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City government has started distributing cash cards and the second tranche of financial assistance to its senior citizens on Monday, December 6, 2021. Barangays Bakilid and Cabancalan were the first to receive the…

Cebu City to deploy vaccinators for unvaxxed seniors during cash aid distribution

Morexette Marie Erram 12/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Monday, December 6, announced the implementation of a “hierarchical arrangement” in the distribution of cash assistance to senior citizens. “Senior citizens… unahon (ug distribute) ang fully vaccinated……

Rama: Fully vaccinated seniors, PWDs to get financial assistance first

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fully vaccinated senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Cebu City will get the last tranche of financial assistance ahead of the others this December 2021. Mayor Michael Rama said this on…

Lapu has lowest percentage of vaccinated seniors in Reg 7

Futch Anthony Inso 11/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City continues to record a low turnout of senior citizens who were inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines. This was confirmed by Lawyer James Sayson, vaccine czar in Lapu-Lapu City. Sayson said that currently,…

Booster shots for healthcare workers in Cebu City starts Nov. 29

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Booster shots for healthcare workers in Cebu City will start on November 29, 2021, along with the start of the National Vaccination Days. Although senior citizens and people with comorbidities should be eligible…

Public urged not to bring children, seniors when viewing Mayor Labella’s remains

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who want to pay their last respects to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella at the Cebu City Hall are asked not to bring children and senior citizens. This was the appeal of…

Aid for vaccinated seniors in Mandaue mulled

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Vaccinated senior citizens in Mandaue City may receive additional aid from the city government. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, who is also the president of the Association of Barangay Councils and chairman of…

DOH approves COVID-19 booster shots for health workers, seniors

Kathleen de Villa 10/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has approved a recommendation by the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC) to give booster shots and additional jabs against COVID-19 for priority groups, provided there is sufficient vaccine supply…

Low turnout of senior citizens in Lapu-Lapu vaccination drive noted

Futch Anthony Inso 10/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —The Lapu-Lapu City government has continued to record a low turnout in their vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for senior citizens. This was confirmed by Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the…

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