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Booster vaccine extended to those aged 40 and over

The COVID booster vaccine rollout is being extended to include those aged 40 and over to offer further protection against the virus ahead of winter. The Island...
Wednesday, 17 November 2021

All 16-17 year olds to receive second COVID vaccine

All 16 -17 year olds on the Island will now be offered a second dose following the latest advice from the UK’s Joint Commission on Vaccination and Immunisation...
Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Public encouraged to be responsible this winter to help prevent spread of COVID-19

The Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK has set out a clear message that personal and collective responsibility sit at the heart of the preventing the spread of...
Friday, 12 November 2021

Northern booster vaccine clinic this weekend

Appointment-only pop-up vaccine clinics are being held in the north of the Island this weekend to offer boosters to those who are eligible.   The clinics, held...
Thursday, 11 November 2021

Residents urged to get their COVID booster vaccine

Island residents are being urged to come forward for their booster vaccine when invited to boost their immunity ahead of the winter season. The COVID-19...
Thursday, 28 October 2021

Bespoke booster clinics for adults with a learning disability

Adults with a learning disability are to be offered a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a series of bespoke sessions next month, in what for many will be...
Thursday, 28 October 2021

Public encouraged to play their part in preventing spread of COVID-19

The public are being encouraged to continue playing their part in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a focus on hands, face, space and fresh air and...
Thursday, 21 October 2021

Young people aged 12 – 17 encouraged to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Young people aged 12 – 17 are being encouraged to register for the COVID-19 vaccine to help reduce the transmission of the virus within this age group.  Recent...
Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Consent process for COVID-19 booster vaccinations

Relatives and carers of people who cannot give informed consent for their Covid-19 booster vaccination are reminded that a ‘best interest’ declaration from...
Monday, 11 October 2021

Key stage of COVID-19 vaccination booster rollout set to begin

The rollout of booster jabs to older adults and some of the most vulnerable members of the community is due to start next week, boosting immunity to COVID-19...
Monday, 4 October 2021
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