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Remember To Walk With Your Vaccine Card

The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and the Environment announces that two additional public vaccination centers will open on Monday through to Wednesday this week (Monday 31st May to Wednesday 2nd June) offering the 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccination. These vaccination centers are located at the St. Mary’s Hall commonly known as the Tyrells Roman Catholic Church Hall on the All-Saints Road and the Jennings Primary School Auditorium. The four (4) public vaccination centers located at the Glanvilles Polyclinic, the Villa Polyclinic, the Precision Center, and the Multipurpose Cultural; and Exhibition Center will remain open taking the number of operating vaccination centers to six (6). The operating hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Persons receiving their second dose are reminded to present their
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Ministry of Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Data Collection Exercise

The Ministry of Health, Wellness & The Environment has intensified its data collection exercise from persons who would have been vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (AstraZeneca).  The Ministry is aware of the likelihood that persons having received the vaccine may experience some side effects, which are a part of any vaccine administration.  The Ministry is therefore advising the public that a group of individuals has been tasked with contacting persons who have been vaccinated via telephone to collect this information.  It is important to note that data collection post vaccination has been an ongoing exercise with the assistance of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) through which the Ministry of Health and by extension the government procures all vaccines used in the
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COVID-19 Second Dose Officially Commences with Front Line Workers

The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and the Environment is pleased to announce the official rollout of the second dose administration of the COVID-19 vaccination for the public.  Leading the charge will be the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Rhonda Sealy-Thomas, along with Principle Nursing Officer, Sister Margaret Smith, Medical Director of the Mount St. John’s Medical Center (MSJMC), Dr. Albert Duncan, and healthcare workers at the MSJMC, in live coverage of their vaccination process on Wednesday 12th May 2021 from 10 AM.  Subsequent to administering the second dose to healthcare workers, Members of the Cabinet will receive their second dose on Thursday 13th May 2021 at the Office of the Prime Minister, Queen Elizabeth Highway. Retired parliamentarians will also receive their second dose at Parliament
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A STEADY PACE IN THE RACE FOR HERD IMMUNITY COVID-19 PUBLIC VACCINE RECOMMENCES

Article taken from Point Xpress: The second phase of the vaccine roll-out programme was launched Tuesday, with four public vaccine centers opening their doors to the general public for free COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccines. The public vaccination programme is said to be the most significant public health response in the fight against COVID-19. Since the start of the vaccination programme, approximately twenty-seven thousand and thirty-two people have received their first shot of AstraZeneca vaccine, with another five hundred and fifty-four people vaccinated on the first day of phase two. These five hundred and fifty-four people who received their first shot on Tuesday represented individuals from all walks of life. According to vaccine site managers, “Tuesday’s exercise is reminiscent of what we experienced during the initial
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