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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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Development of a Long Covid and ME/CFS service continuing at pace


The Project Group that has been formed to establish a new Long Covid and ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) support service for the Isle of Man is making…

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Amnesty for ineligible COVID-19 financial support payments


Any individuals and businesses who have received financial support through the coronavirus schemes, which they were ineligible for, will have 20 working days to come forward to arrange repayment.


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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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New opening hours for 111


The Covid 111 service is changing its opening hours.

Please be aware that, from this week, the opening hours for 111 calls will be as follows:

Monday to Thursday –…

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Requirement for universal mask wearing ends


Manx Care is withdrawing the requirement for face masks to be worn across its settings.

This follows the United Kingdom Health Security Agency (UKHSA) withdrawing their guidance for the universal…

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101st birthday celebrations at vaccination hub


The Covid-19 vaccination hub team were pleased to celebrate a special birthday with a recent attendee.

Winifred Thornley attended the vaccination hub on her 101st birthday to receive her spring…

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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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Vaccine walk-in clinics for TT


The Covid-19 vaccine hub will be providing walk-in clinics during the TT period.

From Monday 30 May to 09 June 2022, the Covid-19 vaccination team (based at Chester Street Hub)…

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Coronavirus support scheme payments published


The Isle of Man Government has today published details of payments made under the various Coronavirus support schemes.

The data is available at and includes details of applicants who…

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Coronavirus support scheme payments to be published on May 3


The Isle of Man Government will publish details of payments made under the various Coronavirus support schemes on Tuesday 3 May.

This will include details of all applicants who received…

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Visiting restrictions eased across hospital settings


Due to the current reduction in reported levels of Covid-19 within the Isle of Man, and the decrease in number of patients with Covid-19 in hospital, Manx Care is making…

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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 reduces waiting lists in two clinical areas


Manx Care has reduced waiting lists across two clinical specialties as part of its ‘Restoration and Recovery of Elective Activity’ programme. 

Around 150 cataract procedures were completed across March by…

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Please do not to visit any healthcare setting with Covid-19 symptoms or a positive test


Manx Care is reminding members of the public that they must not visit any form of health or social care setting if they have Covid-19 symptoms or a positive Covid-19…

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Coronavirus support schemes’ data to be published


The Isle of Man Government is today confirming that the details of payments made under the various Coronavirus support schemes will be published at the end of April.

The Department…

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Manx Care confirms waiting list reduction plans across the mental health specialisms


Manx Care can confirm details of how it will begin to reduce waiting lists for psychological therapies for children, young people and adults. 

Acutely aware of the demand on Manx…

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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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