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…

Mandaue City inoculates more than 1K kids

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Vaccination Operations Center has already vaccinated 1,288 children aged 5 to 11 years old. Dr. Debra Maria Catulong, VOC Mandaue head, said this was as of Thursday, February 17, 2022.…

COVID-19 vaccination for street children possible, health officials say

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Administering COVID-19 vaccines to street children is possible, local health officials here said. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) and Cebu City Health Office welcomed the recommendations of Cebu Medical Society…

Cebu City targets to vaccinate 350 children in a day

Morexette Marie Erram 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No less than 350 children from Cebu City will be receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine this Wednesday, February 16, as the city government officially launched its vaccination drive for minors…

Lapu-Lapu to start jabs for kids 5 to 11 years old on Feb. 14

Futch Anthony Inso 02/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will now start inoculating kids, whose ages are 5 to11years old, on Monday, February 14, 2022. Lawyer James Sayson, the vaccination czar in Lapu-Lapu City, told CDN Digital that…

Over 48K booster shots administered in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has inoculated over 48,000 booster shots since December 2021. The data of the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) shows that 48,111 individuals already received their booster shots as of February 3,…

In Cebu City, no walk-ins allowed for vaccination of minors aged 5-11

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will not allow walk-ins for the vaccination of minors aged 5 to 11 years for now. The city expects the roll-out to start around February 14, 2022, depending on when the…

80% of of vaccinated adult Filipinos willing to get COVID booster shot, survey shows

Neil Arwin Mercado 01/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Eighty percent or four out of five vaccinated adult Filipinos are willing to get a booster dose against COVID-19, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released Thursday night, January 27, 2022, showed. According…

Mandaue City vaccinates more than 20K minors vs COVID-19

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/20/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About 24,000 minors aged 12 to 17 years old in Mandaue City are already vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr. Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes said they have master listed 64,310 minors aged 0 to 17 years…

DepEd: No discrimination in vax requirement for teachers in-person classes

John Eric Mendoza 01/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The requirement that teachers and other personnel who will be attending “face-to-face” or in-person classes be vaccinated against COVID-19 is not discrimination but is meant to protect them and their students, the Department of…

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