House panel OKs bill granting income tax exemption to senior citizens

Neil Arwin Mercado 09/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A committee in the House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a bill seeking to exempt senior citizens from income taxes. During its online meeting, the House Committee on Senior Citizens approved House Bill No. 8832…

Mandaue to release in December P4K aid of seniors through ATMs

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will be giving this December the financial assistance for senior citizens through their ATM cards. City Councilor Cesar Cabahug Jr., chairman of the commitee on Senior Citizens Affairs, said…

Distribution of P3K cash aid for senior citizens in Cebu City starts on Sept. 25

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens in Cebu City can expect their third tranche of the financial assistance starting Sept. 25, 2021. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella released Executive Order No. 144 detailing the guidelines for another…

Gullas: Walk-ins are welcome at Talisay City’s vaccination sites

Doris C. Bongcac 08/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Walk-ins will now be allowed at the different vaccination sites in Talisay City. But, those who were already given their vaccination schedules will still be prioritized, says Mayor Gerald Anthony Gullas. “Before we…

Gullas: Walk-ins for seniors, PWDs, persons with comorbidity allowed at Talisay vax sites

Doris C. Bongcac 08/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Talisay City government is implementing a “Vax 1 Take 2” program for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) and their companions who will be visiting any of the city’s vaccination sites.…

Beep, beep your vaccines are here!

Futch Anthony Inso 08/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government has started to deploy its Mobile Vaccine Clinic on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Barangay Pajo covered court. The mobile vaccination rollout is in coordination with the Philippine Red…

Cebu City: 14.5K doses of Johnson & Johnson for senior citizens

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be allotting all Johnson & Johnson vaccines exclusively for senior citizens to encourage them to get vaccinated. The city recently received 2,900 vials of the American vaccine, which will be…

More Mandaue seniors still need to be vaccinated

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nearly 600 senior citizens here have received the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) single-dose vaccines since the start of the brand roll-out last Monday, July 19, 2021. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of…

Lapu’s senior citizens told to avail of one-shot J&J vaccines

Futch Anthony Inso 07/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is appealing to senior citizens to visit the vaccination sites until Friday, as the has city started its rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against Coronavirus Disease 2019…

Chan calls on Lapu’s seniors to get their J&J shots tomorrow

Futch Anthony Inso 07/20/2021

The Lapu-Lapu City Government is asking its senior citizens to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as it rolls out the Johnson&Johnson vaccine in five vaccination sites on Wednesday, July 21.  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government…

Lapu-Lapu notes low turnout of senior citizens in vaccination rollout

Futch Anthony Inso 07/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has recorded a low turnout for senior citizens who were inoculated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Lawyer James Sayson, deputy for the Local Vaccination Centers, said that…

Malate, VAC chief: Only 7K out of 36K senior citizens in Mandaue vaccinated

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Only 21 percent of the master-listed senior citizens in Mandaue City were vaccinated against COVID-19. Lawyer Lizer Malate, head of the city’s Vaccination Operations Center, said there were just about over 7,000 senior…

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