Vaccination card expiry date, other ideas eyed to push COVID-19 booster shot

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 03/31/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A health official on Thursday said setting an expiration date on vaccination cards would be a “good strategy” to encourage Filipinos to get booster shots against COVID-19. “Yes, that’s also a good strategy,” is…

Cebu City biz leaders back ‘no vaccination, no entry’ rule

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Leaders of Cebu’s business community expressed support for the city government’s decision to require vaccination cards upon entry into indoor spaces. The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), in a statement issued…

Gwen to mayors: Vax cards are not mandatory

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has instructed mayors of municipalities and component cities in the province not to leverage COVID-19 vaccination cards as a prerequisite.  Garcia on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, issued Memorandum No.…

Vaccination cards required for those attending Misa de Gallo – Mandaue exec

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/10/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Parishioners, who will be attending Misa De Gallo in Mandaue City, would need to present their vaccination cards as advised by the heads of the Catholic churches in the city. According to Lawyer…

No vaxx card, no entry in Mandaue City’s malls

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/02/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has already implemented its policy of allowing only fully vaccinated individuals to enter the city’s malls and other establishments. Lawyer Julius Caesar Entise, deputy chief for operations of the…

Fully vaccinated domestic travelers need only vax card to enter Cebu Province

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Starting October 29, 2021, fully vaccinated domestic travelers will no longer be required to present any negative COVID-19 test results or a medicate certificate to enter Cebu Province. In her memorandum, Cebu Governor…

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