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Barangays told: Coordinate with PSA to avoid crowding in registration sites

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays in Cebu City are told to coordinate with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) when conducting registration for the National Identification Card (ID). This was the reminder of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) after crowding was reported on the morning of Saturday, May 8, 2021, in a mall at the Fuente […] The post Barangays told: Coordinate with PSA to avoid crowding in registration sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 8th, 2021

Community pantry organizers told: Coordinate with brgys for health protocols

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was dismayed by the lack of coordination of a community pantry in Barangay Mabolo that has caused crowding on Saturday morning, May 8, 2021. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said in a text message that a video has […] The post Community pantry organizers told: Coordinate with brgys for health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021

Cops told to coordinate drills

The Philippine National Police yesterday ordered its police commanders to coordinate simulation exercises that they will conduct to avoid confusion and panic in their areas of jurisdiction......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Despite eased restrictions, fully-vaccinated elderly told: Continue to follow health rules

Fully-vaccinated elderly must still wear face masks and shields, observe physical distance with others, and avoid crowded places, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a briefing Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Cebu City brgy captains told: Stop mass gatherings in your areas or else …

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) warns the barangay captains of 80 barangays in Cebu City to to stop any mass gatherings in their areas or they will be held responsible for not preventing or stopping these gatherings. This after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the police to arrest ‘first’ the barangay […] The post Cebu City brgy captains told: Stop mass gatherings in your areas or else … appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Labella welcomes offers to use churches, school gym as vaccination sites

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella welcomed the offer of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) to use the churches as vaccination sites in the city. Since there are at least 19 parishes in Cebu City, then the churches will be able to cover the majority of the barangays in […] The post Labella welcomes offers to use churches, school gym as vaccination sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

WHO backs vaccine brand-blind policy

The World Health Organization has expressed support for the Philippine government’s policy not to disclose in advance the brand of COVID-19 jabs to be given at vaccination sites, saying it would help prevent the crowding of people that can increase the transmission of the virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

PNP deploys medical reserves to Quezon City vaccine sites

“We will continue to coordinate and assess the situation with the Department of Health and our LGUs to determine other vaccination centers in need of manpower," the police chief said. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

Public told to wait for schedule to prevent crowding at vaccination centers

DOH National Capital Region Director Gloria Balboa issued this reminder after residents flocked to a mall in Parañaque City on Monday, hoping to get vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech jab......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2021

Cebu City to open three more vaccination sites

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be opening three additional vaccination sites for the expected resumption of the rollout with the arrival of more vaccines. Vice Mayor Michael Rama said in a press conference on May 13, 2021, that two sites would be opened in the mountain barangays for the North and South districts. […] The post Cebu City to open three more vaccination sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Cebu City EOC discourages holding of Flores De Mayo, Santacruzan

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reminded the barangays to avoid holding fiesta celebrations that could potentially lead to public gatherings. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that while the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in the city has greatly improved, this doesn’t mean the […] The post Cebu City EOC discourages holding of Flores De Mayo, Santacruzan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Año to community pantry organizers: Work with LGUs, police

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año is urging all community pantry organizers to coordinate with local government units and police to avoid a possible COVID-19 outbreak due to the initiative......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Quezon City strongly urges community pantries to coordinate with barangays

No permits are required to set up a community pantry in Quezon City, but those who do want to organize one are “strongly encouraged” to inform in writing and coordinate with the barangay where the pantry would be located......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Carbon Market vendors to open community pantries in selected barangays

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) will open community pantries at the barangays as response to the desire of Carbon Market vendors to help the community through this new movement. MOD Head, Irvin Cabales, told CDN Digital that they initially planned to open community pantries within Carbon Market, but since […] The post Carbon Market vendors to open community pantries in selected barangays appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Permit or not? Mixed messages as gov t unsure how to address community pantries

"We told the barangays, don't require them to have a permit anymore. Just let it happen," Interior Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya told DZMM TeleRadyo in Filipino......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 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

Marikina City cancels Lenten activities amid spike in COVID cases

The local government of Marikina City is cancelling the city’s Lenten season activities amid the spike in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases. “Our activities should be very limited,” Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro told the Daily Tribune.. He said masses and processions can be done online to avoid the spread of the deadly disease. “I encourage […] The post Marikina City cancels Lenten activities amid spike in COVID cases appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 20th, 2021

Mandaue identifies 22 vaccination sites

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has identified 22 vaccination sites City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, overseer of the vaccination, immunization and coordination team of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said that the the identified vaccination centers were public schools and gymnasiums. Ruiz said that for those barangays that had public schools located in […] The post Mandaue identifies 22 vaccination sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

New Yorkers rediscover city s pandemic-deserted tourist spots

New Yorkers are taking advantage of the absence of tourists during the pandemic to visit iconic sites in the Big Apple that they would normally avoid......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

India& rsquo;s top judge told to quit over rape talk

Mumbai---India’s top judge was facing calls to resign on Wednesday after telling an accused rapist to marry his schoolgirl victim to avoid jail......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Coordinate with COVID-19 task force, LGUs told

Local government units should coordinate with the national government before procuring vaccines against coronavirus disease-2019 for their constituents, according to Interior Secretary Eduardo Año......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021