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First step for online booking of COVID-19 vaccination boosters

03/12/2021

Older adults in the Island are among the first to use a new system for booking vaccination booster jabs online, which has gone live today.

The system offers Manx residents…

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Vaccine clinics for 12 to 17 year olds

03/12/2021

Walk-in clinics are being held for young people aged 12 to 17 to receive either their first or second dose of the COVID vaccine.

The clinics, held at Chester Street…

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Chief Minister praises public for response and urges continued vigilance

03/12/2021

The National Covid Response Group met yesterday to further evaluate the Island's response to the Omicron variant.

Since the new measures came in at 4am Tuesday 30 November, the Island…

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£9m of Further COVID Support for Businesses this Winter

02/12/2021

The Economic Recovery Group (ERG) has announced new and extended measures to support local businesses in light of continuing pressures around COVID-19.

  • A grant will be offered to all businesses…
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‘Know before you Go’ to Support Hospitality Businesses this Christmas

01/12/2021

Individuals are being encouraged to take lateral flow tests before Christmas parties, which will help to enable events to go ahead safely, and to help minimise disruption to hospitality businesses…

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NHS App for vaccination certificates extended to Isle of Man

01/12/2021

Isle of Man residents can now view and show their COVID-19 vaccination status* through the NHS App, with just a few taps on their mobile phone.   

The NHS App is…

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Manx Care reminds everyone to ‘mask up’!

30/11/2021

Manx Care is reminding members of the public that medical grade IIR fluid-resistant facemasks need to be worn in all of the health and social care settings it operates across…

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Booster vaccination rollout ramps up against new Covid variant

30/11/2021

The COVID-19 booster vaccination programme is to be expanded in the Island to increase defences for individuals and the population against the Omicron variant, following a change in advice from…

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Face coverings expected to be worn in educational settings

29/11/2021

From tomorrow (Tuesday 30 November), all staff, secondary and UCM students, and visitors will be expected to wear face coverings in all of the Island’s educational settings.

This includes attendance…

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Measures brought in to help limit spread of COVID-19 Omicron variant

29/11/2021

The Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK last night announced measures intended to limit the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the Isle of Man.

The Chief Minister said:…

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Chief Minister’s COVID-19 Briefing - 28 November 2021

28/11/2021

Good evening

Over the past 72 hours you will have seen and heard a great deal in the news about a variant of the COVID-19 virus that is causing concern.…

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Government continues to review COVID-19 position following UK announcements

27/11/2021

All 21 people identified on the Island as having travelled from countries that were yesterday added to the UK’s red list have now been contacted and testing for COVID-19 is…

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Island’s precautionary response to new COVID-19 variant

26/11/2021

Precautionary actions are underway to reduce the risk of a new COVID-19 variant being transmitted in the Isle of Man.

The designation of a new Variant under Investigation by the…

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All 16-17 year olds to receive second COVID vaccine

17/11/2021

All 16 -17 year olds on the Island will now be offered a second dose following the latest advice from the UK’s Joint Commission on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

The…

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Booster vaccine extended to those aged 40 and over

17/11/2021

The COVID booster vaccine rollout is being extended to include those aged 40 and over to offer further protection against the virus ahead of winter.

The Island is to follow…

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Public encouraged to be responsible this winter to help prevent spread of COVID-19

12/11/2021

The Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK has set out a clear message that personal and collective responsibility sit at the heart of the preventing the spread of COVID-19 this winter.…

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Northern booster vaccine clinic this weekend

11/11/2021

Appointment-only pop-up vaccine clinics are being held in the north of the Island this weekend to offer boosters to those who are eligible.  

The clinics, held at Ramsey District Cottage…

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Walk-in clinic for COVID vaccine tomorrow

05/11/2021

A walk-in clinic offering the COVID vaccine will be available tomorrow (6 November 2021) in an attempt to offer more of the eligible population increased protection against the virus.

The…

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UK/EU agreement provides simpler international travel for Island residents

01/11/2021

Isle of Man residents are to benefit from a new agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union linking up their vaccination certification systems. The move means the NHS…

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Business Adaptation Grant Helps Businesses Increase Ventilation

29/10/2021

The Isle of Man’s Coronavirus Business Adaptation Grant has been designed to support Isle of Man businesses who would like to diversify their offering, or make adaptations to their facilities…

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