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Pregnant women encouraged to get COVID-19 vaccine

Midwives and healthcare professionals on the Island are encouraging women who are pregnant or considering pregnancy to register for the COVID-19 vaccine to...
Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Island due to follow latest JCVI advice for COVID-19 vaccines

The Isle of Man’s COVID-19 vaccination programme is due to follow the recent advice from the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on the...
Thursday, 29 July 2021

Lateral flow device stocks replenished as regular LFD supply to Island set up

An additional 50,000 lateral flow devices (LFDs) have been delivered to the Island, ready for distribution to pharmacies and local authority outlets over the...
Thursday, 29 July 2021

Move to bring forward vaccination appointments

More than 500 appointments for second dose COVID-19 vaccinations are being brought forward to increase the number of Island residents with fullest protection...
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Large consignment of lateral flow tests arrives on Island.

Well over 100,000 lateral flow devices (LFDs) and have been delivered to the Island and are being made available to the Manx public today. Further deliveries...
Monday, 26 July 2021

Lateral flow test kits available for asymptomatic close contacts

Lateral flow test kits are now available for collection from community pharmacies around the Island, and this evening from four high school car parks, as...
Thursday, 15 July 2021

Individuals urged to register for vaccine appointments

As the current stage of the vaccination programme winds down, individuals still wanting to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are urged to register as soon as...
Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Interim solution for Isle of Man residents requiring proof of vaccination status for international travel.

Isle of Man residents requiring proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status for international travel, in the next fortnight only, can now request a letter from...
Monday, 12 July 2021

No Covishield vaccines administered in the Isle of Man

Isle of Man residents who have received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are being reassured that no doses branded Covishield have been administered on the...
Friday, 9 July 2021

Minister Ashford's Statement on COVID-19 - 1 July 2021

Good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining us.  The Chief Minister is engaged in other duties this afternoon, so he has asked me to lead today’s...
Thursday, 1 July 2021
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