Get vaxxed, chance to win house and lot; VVOC: Sinovac accepted for U.S. travel

TO OVERCOME Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy, the Cebu City Government is introducing various promotions including offering a house and lot and bringing vaccination sites closer to residents, while the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center assures that Sinovac and other vaccines administered in the Philippines are accepted for travel to the United States and Europe. Acting Mayor Michael […]

Children under 2 should not wear face masks due to suffocation risks

WEARING of face masks for children younger than two years old is not recommended, Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, Department of Health (DOH) 7 chief pathologist, reminded parents and the public. During her Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center briefer on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, Loreche explained that there are special considerations for the pediatric population. She […]

Private hospitals next

MEDICAL workers employed in level 3 private hospitals in Cebu City will be among the next priority for the Covid-19 inoculations, a health official said on Friday, March 5, 2021. Department of Health (DOH) 7 spokesperson and chief pathologist Mary Jean Loreche said healthcare workers in Chong Hua Hospital, Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital, University of […]