Unvaccinated triathletes will be barred from 70.3 Ironman race in Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 06/23/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Unvaccinated athletes will not be allowed to participate in the upcoming 70.3 Ironman Triathlon on August 7, 2022. This was agreed upon during the first Coordination Meeting of the technical working group at…

Rama to issue directive for return of F2F classes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will be issuing a directive for the return of the face-to-face (F2F) classes for schools, colleges, and universities in the city. The mayor already met with officials of…

Cebu City mulls return of Bakuna Bonanza

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is mulling the return of the Bakuna Bonanza to encourage more people to get the booster shot. Mayor Michael Rama mulls the return of the raffle draw program the city initiated…

Cebu City hopes to move COVID-19 vaccination to barangay health centers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City hopes to eventually move the vaccination from the current fixed sites at malls to the individual barangay health centers. The City Health Department (CHD) said that it would be better in…

37 urban public schools in Cebu City to start limited F2F on May 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/17/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be 37 public schools in the urban barangays in Cebu City that will start limited face-to-face (F2F) classes on May 30, 2022. The Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City said…

Mandaue City to turnover expired COVID-19 vaccines to DOH

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A few of the COVID-19 vaccines that have already expired in Mandaue City will be returned to the Department of Health. Levi Doverte, the senior data controller and operations manager of the Vaccination…

Mandaue City to focus more on sitio-based vaccination

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/22/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Vaccination Operations Center of Mandaue City is planning to reduce the number of main vaccination sites and the vaccination teams per site and instead focus more on the sitio-based COVID-19 vaccination. The…

DVMF bares activities for Rabies Awareness Month

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuano pet owners are encouraged to step up their involvement in preventing animal bite incidents. The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) celebrates the month of March as Rabies Awareness Month. DVMF…

Vaccine supply woes may again halt jabs of 5-11-year-old kids in Cebu City

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only 200 doses of vaccines for COVID-19 are left for the inoculation in Cebu City of children, who are 5 to 11 years old.  Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, head of the City Health Department…

Gwen on getting COVID-19 vaccine: It’s still a matter of personal choice

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia recently confirmed  she already got her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. She was administered with the Chinese brand Sinopharm last February 12, 2022 and added that she did not…

Govt assures sufficient vax supply in Metro Cebu for minors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local health officials here assured the public that Metro Cebu still has ample supply of COVID-19 vaccines for minors despite some local governments halting their inoculation drives due to supply exhaustion.  Dr. Mary…

Face-to-face classes may happen by midyear in Cebu City — City Health Dep’t

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City can be ready for face-to-face classes by the middle of the year especially if the city’s vaccination target minors population can be reached. The city has a target of over 100,000…

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