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🕔Wednesday October 27, 2021

Health Ministry awaits WHO Recommendations on Booster, Mixing of Vaccines

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie has said that at this time there is no recommendation from World Health Organization (WHO) to support booster doses or the mixing of vaccines. The emphasis remains on the administration of first doses to as many persons as possible and persons should take… Read More

🕔Wednesday October 27, 2021

Jamaica to resume administering 2nd dose Pfizer

Beginning Thursday, October 28, 2021 Jamaicans due their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be able to make their vaccination appointments as the Ministry of Health and Wellness is set to resume administering the jab on Monday, November 1, 2021. This comes as the island will receive just over… Read More

🕔Wednesday October 27, 2021

COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL Confirmed Cases 50 88,530 SEX CLASSIFICATION     Females 24 50,335 Males 26 38,192 Under Investigation 0 3 AGE RANGE 1 year to 90 years 1 day to 108 years       PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF NEW CASES     Clarendon 0 4,776 Hanover 4… Read More

Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Friday July 24, 2020

Health Advisory for Hurricane Preparation

The Ministry of Health & Wellness wishes to advise the public that as you continue to prepare for the impending inclement weather condition/tropical storm/hurricane, the following precautions should be taken regarding food and water safety, persons with chronic illnesses and pregnant women:   Food Safety Do not store food items… Read More