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Cebu health workers okay after inoculation

The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) on Thursday reported that all 10,964 healthcare workers who were inoculated are in good condition. CCHD chief Dr. Jeffrey Ibones said health workers from public and private hospitals, city-run medical facilities and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) took doses of the CoronaVac of Sinovac or AstraZeneca. He added that […] The post Cebu health workers okay after inoculation appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneMar 19th, 2021

More doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for Mandaue health workers arrive

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government received 700 more doses of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccines from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, the chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said the new batch of AZ vaccines are the second doses of the medical […] The post More doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for Mandaue health workers arrive appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

RAFI sponsors COVID-19 vaccination information seminar for Mandaue health workers, SK officials

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The health workers and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials from barangays Subangdaku, Bakilid, and Banilad in Mandaue City were the first batch to attend the information, education, and communication for COVID-19 vaccination program seminar of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) held at the Subangdaku gym on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The […] The post RAFI sponsors COVID-19 vaccination information seminar for Mandaue health workers, SK officials appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Cebu City resumes vaccination tomorrow but in one site

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government announced on April 14, 2021, that the vaccination program will continue in one site at the Robinsons Galleria on Thursday, April 15, 2021. City Health Department (CHD) officer-in-charge, Dr. Jeffrey Ibonez, said that they will be continuing the vaccination for barangay health workers and other health care […] The post Cebu City resumes vaccination tomorrow but in one site appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Sotto, DOH-7 deny frontliners ‘coerced’ to go to NCR

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two of Central Visayas’ top health institutions denied that some medical frontliners from Cebu were coerced to go to Metro Manila. The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) issued a statement on April 11, dismissing reports that their healthcare workers were forced to be assigned to the National Capital Region (NCR). […] The post Sotto, DOH-7 deny frontliners ‘coerced’ to go to NCR appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Poe to IATF: Heed health workers’ plea

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Grace Poe called on the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases to act on the cries of the country’s health workers who are falling ill and risking their lives amid the still unresolved COVID-19 crisis. In a statement, Poe said that medical frontliners are the most valuable players in the battle against […] The post Poe to IATF: Heed health workers’ plea appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

3K BHWs, private health workers in Cebu City vaccinated

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More barangay and private health workers in Cebu City have been vaccinated five days after the vaccine roll-out. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reported that a total of 3,620 barangay health workers (BHWs), personnel of the CHD, and medical front liners from private clinics have completed their first shot of […] The post 3K BHWs, private health workers in Cebu City vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2021

Cotabato City LGU starts COVID-19 vaccination for HCWs

COTABATO CITY, Mar. 25 (PIA) -- The City Government of Cotabato through its City Health Office has started inoculation of the COVID-19 vaccines to its healthcare workers (HCW).In a ceremonia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

Cebu City sees steep rise of vaccine registrants

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is seeing a rise of registrants among health workers for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine program. City Health Department (CHD) officer-in-charge, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, told CDN Digital that as of March 26, 2021, there are now almost 5,000 registrants for the vaccine program among health workers. In the […] The post Cebu City sees steep rise of vaccine registrants appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

DOH: Depression a comorbidity, but current COVID vaccine supply reserved for health frontliners

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday that the quick substitution list (QSL) for COVID-19 vaccination should only include healthcare workers for now, even as it recognized that depression is considered a comorbidity. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire issued the statement following the controversial vaccination of actor Mark Anthony Fernandez who, according […] The post DOH: Depression a comorbidity, but current COVID vaccine supply reserved for health frontliners appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Cebu City Targets Vaccination for 1.6K BHWs

The Cebu City government is targeting to vaccinate a total of 1,600 barangay health workers (BHWs), which started yesterday, March 24, in two vaccination sites. For BHWs in the north district of the city, they received the vaccine at the University of Cebu (UC) Banilad campus while the vaccination of BHWs in the south district […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

50K more HCWs in CV to be vaccinated

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas still needs to vaccinate more than 50,000 healthcare workers as the number qualified to receive free COVID-19 vaccines increased. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Tuesday, March 24, posted an accomplishment rate of 42 percent in its COVID-19 immunization coverage among medical health workers as of […] The post 50K more HCWs in CV to be vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Barangay health workers in Cebu City finally get COVID-19 vaccines

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay health workers (BHW) in Cebu City started getting their COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in two rollout sites. The BHWs from the north district barangays were catered at the University of Cebu (UC)  Banilad Campus while south district barangay health workers were catered at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu […] The post Barangay health workers in Cebu City finally get COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Region 7’s vaccine success rate still below 50%

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas, as of March 18, is yet to achieve a 50 percent success rate in the vaccination of all healthcare workers against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a recent press conference, the Department of Health here (DOH-7) reported that the region posted an accomplishment rate of 39.2 percent in its […] The post Region 7’s vaccine success rate still below 50% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

Chan orders deployment of more health workers at Hoops Dome

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the deployment of more healthcare workers at the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob, which serves as the alternate isolation facility for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive patients in the city. But Chan clarified that his order was not influenced by the recent death of one of […] The post Chan orders deployment of more health workers at Hoops Dome appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2021

Health workers vaccinated in Cebu City in good condition

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reported that of all the 10,964 health workers who were vaccinated have been in good condition so far. Health workers here have been inoculated with the first doses of Sinovac or AstraZeneca vaccines in the past two weeks. City Health officer-in-charge, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said […] The post Health workers vaccinated in Cebu City in good condition appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

More Vaccines for Cebu Health Workers

The Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH)-7 is ensuring every health worker’s safety by targeting more of them to be vaccinated. Today, another 44,800 additional doses of china-made sinovac vaccine arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) via Philippine Airlines. DOH-7 Chief Pathologist Dr. Mary Jean Loreche disclosed that they there are only a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

COVID Vaccine Watch: 12k healthcare workers in Region 7 receive Sinovac

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 12,766 healthcare workers in Central Visayas already received the first dose of CoronaVac as of March 13, 2021, or more than a week since the rollout began, the regional health office reported. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Monday, March 15 announced they recorded a […] The post COVID Vaccine Watch: 12k healthcare workers in Region 7 receive Sinovac appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2021

88 CCMC workers get vaccinated today

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center health workers have finally been vaccinated against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) upon the fervent request of Mayor Edgardo Labella. At least 88 doctors, nurses, and other health workers have been vaccinated with Sinovac for the first of the three-day vaccination program in the hospital. CCMC […] The post 88 CCMC workers get vaccinated today appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

CCMC health workers next to be vaccinated

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) workers will be prioritized when the second batch of vaccines, which most likely will be of the brand, AstraZeneca, arrives. Labella said that some doses of Sinovac, the currently available vaccine in Cebu, may reach the CCMC as promised by the DOH-7, but this depends on […] The post CCMC health workers next to be vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

No ‘serious symptoms’ on 42 VSMMC workers with ‘mild reaction’ after Sinovac jab

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 42 healthcare workers from Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) who experienced ‘mild reactions’ after receiving the first dose of Sinovac’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines are now doing fine, the regional health office here reported. On Monday, March 8, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) confirmed that […] The post No ‘serious symptoms’ on 42 VSMMC workers with ‘mild reaction’ after Sinovac jab appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021