Cebu City set to open another vax site in Urgello

Dyrecka Letigio 09/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is set to open another vaccination site on September 6, 2021, at the Southwestern University Campus in Urgello Street. This would be the ninth vaccination site of the city as it…

Cebu City starts vaccination of Badjao community

Dyrecka Letigio 08/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has begun the vaccination of the city’s indigenous community starting with the Badjao people in Barangay Mambaling. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the City Health officer in charge, said the city…

Mandaue exec: P100M of P200M for COVID vaccination already used

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has already used up half of the P200 million allotted for its COVID-19 vaccination program. Lawyer Giovanni Tianero, Mandaue City Budget Officer, said that the city had already used…

Koreans residing in Lapu-Lapu included in city’s vaccination program –Ahong

Futch Anthony Inso 06/30/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has assured Korean nationals residing in the city that they will be included in the vaccination rollout against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This after the Cebu Korean…

Mandaue City Vaccine Board not encouraging walk-in applicants

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 06/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Vaccine Board will not encourage walk-ins at the city’s vaccination centers. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, the city’s vaccine czar, said that Mandaue has been informing its residents that they…

Cebu City Health needs supplemental approved to hire more doctors, nurses

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is banking on the approval of the P206 million budget they have proposed to the City Council’s committee on budget and finance to be able to hire…

Proposed supplemental budget of Cebu City reaches P4.4 B

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City local finance committee is proposing a P4.4 billion supplemental budget (SB) for 2021 to fund additional expenses for the vaccines, the vaccination sites, and pandemic response. The City Council’s committee…

Chan puts up cash prize to lure vaccine participants

Futch Anthony Inso 06/02/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Six days after the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) recorded a low turnout of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination drive in Lapu-Lapu City, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that the…

Mandaue City needs more doctors and nurses for vaccination program

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/18/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City is encouraging doctors and nurses who want to become part of the city’s vaccination teams to submit their applications at the Mandaue City Health Office. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of…

105K Cebu City residents registered in vaccine program, 20K vaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More Cebu City residents have expressed their desire to get vaccinated through registering in the Pabakuna.com site of the city government. In the latest count of the Vaccination Operations Center (VOC), at least…

Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex 85% ready for city’s vaccination program

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex, one of the city’s vaccination sites is now 85 percent ready for the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, overseer of the…

Senior citizens in Cebu City urged to register for vaccination now

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging senior citizens in the city to register for the vaccination program now while the city waits for more doses of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. The…

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