Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Moves To St. Andrew

PR –  The Ministry of Health announces that commencing Tuesday, March 2, through Friday, March 5, 2021, it will undertake a mass COVID-19 vaccination programme for all frontline and essential service  providers in Grenville, St. Andrew, who are not yet vaccinated. 

The St. Andrew leg of the COVID-19 vaccination programme will be conducted at the  Deluxe Cinema, Gladstone Rd, Grenville, between 9:00 a.m.and 2:00 p.m. 

Frontline personnel including:  

– Health care providers, 

– Law enforcement officers (Police, Customs and Immigration), – Health wardens and contact tracers, 

– Port/Dock workers, 

– Airport workers,  

– Hotel and guest house employees, and 

– Certified Taxi operators.  

Interested persons must present a valid company photo ID or an official ID inclusive of  NIS, driver’s license or passport. In addition to the above-mentioned categories of  workers, provisions have been made for the vaccination of seafarers, people aged sixty five (65) and over, as well as those eighteen (18) years and over with an underlying medical condition, who are interested in the vaccine. 

Meanwhile, in light of several requests from essential services providers and members of  the public who were unable to get their COVID-19 vaccine last week at the Radisson  Beach Resort, the Ministry has decided to extend the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme for two days only on Monday and Tuesday, at the Radisson Beach Resort Convention  Center, at Grand Anse. Vaccination will be done from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on both days. 

The Ministry of Health advises that all COVID-19 health and safety protocols MUST be  observed for the duration of the process. The national vaccination process will be  conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.