Health


Massive vaccination aims to rid city of rabies by 2016

Do you know how dangerous rabies is? Have your dogs vaccinated before it’s too late. For the period April 29 to September 25, 2014, over 7,500 dogs were registered and given free anti-rabies vaccines, said Lapu-Lapu City Veterinarian Janice Togonon. Free vaccination was implemented in the 30 barangays of Lapu-Lapu City, including 19 in the […]

Anti-rabies campaign covered six areas in September

In line with its thrust to control and eradicate rabies, the Lapu-Lapu City Government conducted a massive vaccination campaign in several barangays during the month of September. The goal is to vaccinate all dogs in the subject barangays as a way of making the city rabies-free by 2016. For September, the free vaccination campaign covered […]

Lapu-Lapu City stages campaign against dengue

With the start of the rainy season, Lapu-Lapu City, through the City Health Office, conducted anti-dengue campaigns in barangays and the city’s public elementary and high schools. The office  implemented the 4 o’clock habit where schools and barangays are instructed to clean their surrounding every 4 p.m., to search areas and containers with stagnant water […]

City to conduct Free Veterinary Medical Mission

The Lapu-Lapu City Veterinarian Office will conduct a Free Veterinary Medical Mission on Sunday, July 21, at the City Auditorium from 9AM to 4PM. The free veterinary services include anti-rabies vaccination, deworming, vitamin supplementation, castration, among others. There will be a charge of P75 registration fee per dog, except for those that have already been […]

Olango Island to host a 50K ultramarathon

Olango Island will host for the first time a major sports event – the 1st Olango Island Eco-adventure Ultramarathon 50K(25×2) on July 6 at 10 p.m. The run will start at the  Lapu-Lapu Mini-City Hall in Talima, Olango Island. Runners who want to join the event will need to pay P600 as registration fee. Organized […]

100 youths join Red Cross

By Ronna May Y. Ybañez, CNU Communication Intern Over 100 youth members of the Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter who have undergone the 4th Summer Institute Program of Red Cross Youth held their recognition last May 17 at the Lapu-Lapu City Auditorium. According to Jonas P. Maco, CRS for RCY/SI Coordinator, some of the volunteers […]

Police bike for safe, secure 2013 election

By Ronna May Y. Ybañez, CNU Communication Intern Police in Lapu-Lapu City conducted a 2nd Bike for Safe and Secure Election or SAFE. The event happened on May 4 and was joined by 213 bike enthusiasts from Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel in the cities of Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, and Cebu. The Philippine Air Force also […]

Lapu-Lapu City rated A by health department

By Geraldine M. Repolidon, CNU MassCom Intern Lapu-Lapu City is the only local government unit in Central Visayas to get an A rating from the Department of Health for providing excellent health care to its constituents. City Hall has appropriated counterpart funding to most national government health programs to ensure efficient delivery of health services, […]

City allocates P25 million for Basak drainage

By Geraldine M. Repolidon, CNU MassCom Intern Around 25 million pesos for has been set aside by the City Government for the construction of a drainage system in Barangay Basak to help ease the flooding problem in the area. Engineer Allan S. Pedrigal of the City Engineer’s Office said flooding will be stopped or minimized […]