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Department works to support Corrin Memorial Home and residents

The Department of Health and Social Care continues to provide focused support to the operators of Corrin Memorial Home in Peel, as options for the private...
Wednesday, 2 June 2021

Additional vaccination schedule planned and Moderna vaccine rolled out

A third safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 is to be used in the latest phase of the Island’s vaccination rollout, targeting those who have been delayed...
Thursday, 27 May 2021

AstraZeneca alternative available to under 40s following revised JCVI guidance

The Isle of Man will follow the latest advice from the JCVI – the UK's Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation – issued yesterday (7 May 2021). It...
Saturday, 8 May 2021

Reciprocal agreement: Island students can receive second jab in UK

Students who have started university or returned to their studies in the UK when their second COVID-19 vaccination is due will still receive it thanks to the...
Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Short window of opportunity for younger adults to have first vaccine

The Island’s vaccination programme remains focused on vaccinating the population in age priority order, using available supplies to protect the public from...
Friday, 23 April 2021

Covid vaccination advised for pregnant women

Pregnant women are to be offered a vaccination to protect them from COVID-19, following the latest advice from the UK Government's Joint Committee on...
Thursday, 22 April 2021

Department considers evidence heard by Public Accounts Committee

The Department of Health and Social Care has listened in detail to the Public Accounts Committee’s recent session with Dr Glover around genomic...
Saturday, 17 April 2021

Vaccination of adults living with individuals who are immunosuppressed

The Isle of Man’s Covid-19 Vaccination Programme will be prioritising jabs for people aged 16 and over who live with adults who have weakened immune systems,...
Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Island will follow latest advice on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The Isle of Man will follow the latest advice from the JCVI – the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation – and the MHRA – the UK’s Medicines &...
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Snaefell Surgery will remain open

Thanks to overwhelming support from their patients, Snaefell GP practice located in the South Douglas area will remain open. Minister for Health and Social...
Thursday, 1 April 2021
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