Vaccine access for all

Guillermo M. Luz - @inquirerdotnet 08/21/2021

As we have experienced throughout this pandemic period, it’s been a constant rollercoaster ride of ups and downs. Just when we thought we were hitting our stride with vaccinations across the country, the Delta variant started to…

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…

3,261 4Ps beneficiaries in CV vaccinated

Futch Anthony Inso 07/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has already recorded 3,261 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Central Visayas who were inoculated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Kerwin…

95,000 are fully vaccinated in Cebu so far

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Four months since the COVID-19 vaccine rollout here began, at least 95,000 individuals in the entire island of Cebu are already fully vaccinated.  Latest data from the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) showed that 95,635…

No more negative RT-PCR results required to enter Lapu-Lapu, says mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 07/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Government will no longer require domestic travelers a negative result of the RT-PCR test to enter the city. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan after the Inter-Agency…

Lapu-Lapu resumes vaccination with arrival of 4K Sinovac vaccines 

Futch Anthony Inso 06/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has resumed its vaccination rollout on Monday, June 28, 2021, after they receive an additional supply of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the Lapu-Lapu…

120K MEPZ workers included in free COVID vaccine rollout – Lapu-Lapu mayor

Futch Anthony Inso 05/31/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — One hundred twenty thousand (100,200)  operators and workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) in Lapu-Lapu City will now be included in the free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination rollout. This was…

Local execs told: Come up with creative ideas to hasten vaccination rollout

Futch Anthony Inso 05/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local chief executives (LCEs) were urged by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles to come up with creative ideas that could hasten the implementation of the vaccination rollout in their localities. Earlier, Las Piñas Representative…

Another Cebu City vaccination site opens in SM Seaside

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another vaccination site has opened in Cebu City at SM Seaside City Cebu at the South Road Properties (SRP) allowing senior citizens to be vaccinated in a more comfortable space. Councilor David Tumulak…

Lapu-Lapu City Hospital to start vaccination rollout on March 9

Futch Anthony Inso 03/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Hospital (LLCH) will already start its vaccination rollout on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. This was confirmed by Dr. Ronald Oporto, medical chief of LLCH, where he would be the first…

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