No parent’s consent, no vaccine for minors in Cebu City

CEBU City’s Covid-19 vaccination registration will be updated to include parents’ consent for children aged 12 to 17 years old, Acting Mayor Michael Rama said. PaBakunata.com, the city’s registration website, requires personal information, which might put the privacy and security of minors at risk without adult supervision, said Rama. “We have to respect the human […]

Mandaue City VOC holds vaccine registration for market vendors

TO ENHANCE the protection of market vendors, the Mandaue City Vaccination Operations Center (VOC) conducted a vaccination registration exclusively for the market vendors and helpers on the second floor of the Mandaue City Public Market on Sept. 22, 2021. There are 64 market vendors, helpers and porters who registered for the market vaccination. The schedule […]

Talisay brings vax efforts to brgys

WITH more of their citizens still not getting their Covid-19 jabs, officials of the Talisay City government are resorting to bringing their vaccination efforts closer to the people. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. told SunStar Cebu that with only few people coming to their four vaccination centers, they have started to implement […]

Those who missed sked can still get vaxxed

REGISTERED individuals who have missed their vaccination schedules either because of emergency or unexpected scenarios like illness during their schedule need not worry as they can still re-schedule their vaccination. Mary Jean Loreche, Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) spokesperson, said individuals with concerns like these can either call or check with their local government […]

2nd drive-thru vax site eyed

AFTER launching the drive-thru Covid-19 vaccination at the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (Noah) Complex at the South Road Properties (SRP), the Cebu City Vaccine Advisory Board is preparing to establish another drive-thru vaccination service at SM City Cebu. At the launch of the drive-thru vaccination site Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, the Board […]

Man nabbed for fake vaxx cards

A MAN selling fake Covid-19 vaccination cards along Sanciangko St. in Barangay Kalubihan, Cebu City, was arrested on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Clifford Arcilla, 46, was entrapped by Cebu City police operatives belonging to the Carbon Police Station at 2:20 p.m. He will be facing charges for falsification of public documents that carries a penalty […]

Samsam taps celebrities in Talisay vax campaign

TALISAY City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. has tapped the help of celebrities and local personalities in order to convince his constituents to avail themselves of free Covid-19 vaccinations. In his official Facebook page, Gullas has tapped celebrities like Aiko Melendez, actor and entrepreneur Paul Jake Castillo and his wife, Kaye Abad-Castillo; Ellen Adarna, […]

Consolacion set to roll out mobile vaccination in mountain villages

THE Municipality of Consolacion is set to start its mobile vaccination in mountain barangays against Covid-19 next week. The mobile vaccination was supposed to begin last week, but it was postponed after one member of the team was infected with Covid-19, putting the entire team into quarantine, said Mayor Joannes Alegado on Sunday, Aug. 29, […]

Solon: Fraudulent acts related to vax program to be penalized

Cebu City Councilor Renato Osmeña Jr. has proposed a measure to penalize any fraudulent acts in connection with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program in Cebu City. Osmeña has filed the proposed ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Penalizing Fraudulent Acts in Connection with Covid-19 Vaccination” before the Cebu City Council on August 25, 2021. The […]