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Covid booster appointments being sent to people in the fourth priority group


Appointments are now being sent out to all people in the Priority Four cohort who are due to receive an Autumn Booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccination.

Cohort four includes…

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Island will offer new Moderna vaccine in autumn booster programme


Island residents will be offered the new Moderna bivalent COVID vaccine in the autumn rollout, following the latest advice from the UK’s Joint Commission of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).


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Manx Care to stop delivering Covid-19 PCR testing


Manx Care will stop delivering Covid-19 PCR testing with effect from 31 August 2022, as part of the Island’s endemic approach to living with the virus.  In addition, from 15…

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Eligibility criteria introduced for free lateral flow tests


An eligibility criteria will be introduced to continue to receive free Lateral flow tests (LFTs) from Monday 15 August.

Free LFTs will be made available to health and social care…

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Autumn vaccinations will help boost immunity against respiratory viruses


All Island residents aged 50 and over, along with individuals in further at-risk groups, will be among those offered a COVID-19 booster and a seasonal flu jab this autumn to…

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Mask-wearing re-introduced in Manx Care settings


Mask-wearing is being re-introduced in health and social care premises on the Island operated by Manx Care, following a spike in the community transmission of Covid-19.   

After conducting its daily…

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End of Spring Booster programme – Walk-in clinics available


Those who are eligible for the Covid-19 spring booster vaccine have until mid-July to receive their next dose if they have not already done so, and members of the public…

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Island to follow latest advice on autumn COVID-19 booster


The Isle of Man’s COVID vaccination programme confirms it will offer an autumn COVID-19 booster to those most vulnerable as well as frontline health and care workers following the latest…

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Clarity over PCR testing requests in the Isle of Man


Please be reminded that there are now only four reasons for requesting a PCR test in the Isle of Man, which are as follows:

  • You require a PCR in order…
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Manx Care is encouraging parents/carers of 5-11 year olds to register for vaccination


Manx Care is reminding the public that vaccination programmes continues to be a robust approach to protecting the community from Covid-19.

Vaccine invite letters are being sent out to all…

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Manx Care to launch Antiviral treatments for Covid-19


Manx Care is reminding the public that the best protection against Covid-19 is for the whole community to get vaccinated. While figures are steadying off on the Isle of Man…

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Manx Care will continue to maintain Covid precautions post 1 April 2022


Following discussions with Isle of Man Government, and whilst taking into account the high levels of community transmission of Covid-19 in the community, Manx Care will continue to maintain its…

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Chief Minister confirms all remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted on Friday 1 April


Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK has confirmed that the Isle of Man will remove all remaining COVID-19 restrictions from 00:01hrs on Friday 1 April.

The removal of the restrictions signals…

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Parents of 5 – 11 year olds invited to register their child for COVID-19 vaccine


Parents of young children aged 5 – 11 are invited to come forward and register their child for the COVID-19 vaccination to allow the team to plan the rollout accordingly.…

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De-escalation of Covid Ward arrangements at Noble’s Hospital


Manx Care is pleased to announce that they have moved from level two to one in Noble’s Hospital.

This move sees the closure of the dedicated Covid ward (Ward 12),…

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Island’s border restrictions to ease from 11 February


A further easing of the Island’s border restrictions will come into effect at 00:01am on Friday 11 February.

The changes align the Island’s border rules with the revised rules for…

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Residents encouraged to come forward for COVID vaccine


Island residents are encouraged to still come forward and take up the opportunity to get the COVID-19 vaccination.

Last week the Government announced plans to move to an endemic approach…

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Manx Care is set to continue the wearing of mandatory face masks in all of their settings


The requirement for people to wear face masks in health and social care settings operated by Manx Care – unless they are medically exempt – will continue for the time…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 03 February 2022


I am pleased to be joined this evening by our Director of Public Health Dr Henrietta Ewart and the Chief Executive of Manx Care Teresa Cope. 

As we enter…

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