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Phased re-opening of Reayrt-ny-Baie residential home

26/08/2021

Manx Care will begin a phased re-opening of Reayrt-ny-Baie Residential home from Tuesday 31 August.

This follows the re-opening of other Manx Care nursing and residential facilities earlier this month,…

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Proportionate protective measures in place for new school year

26/08/2021

Schools and University College Isle of Man (UCM) will maintain proportionate protective measures such as increased ventilation and extra hygiene precautions when students return next month in line with Public…

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Digital COVID Pass access for Isle of Man residents

26/08/2021

From today (Thursday 26 August 2021) Island residents can obtain their vaccination status certificate in a secure and internationally recognised digital format, via web login to the NHS COVID Pass…

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Weekly Surveillance Report Published by Public Health Directorate

25/08/2021

Isle of Man Government’s Public Health Directorate has published a surveillance report, which will be updated weekly, to provide a summary of indicators which are used to understand the status…

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Vaccination registration opens for at-risk groups

19/08/2021

Vaccination registration opens for children and young people in at-risk groups to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Those with underlying health conditions that make them more susceptible to illness from coronavirus…

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Access for Island residents to NHS COVID Pass vaccine certificate

19/08/2021

Residents who need to provide proof of their vaccination status for international travel or to attend events will soon have two options to obtain their COVID vaccine certificate.

The Department…

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Further extension to temporary closure of Reayrt-ny-Baie

18/08/2021

Manx Care is extending the temporary closure of one of its Residential Care Homes for older people.

Following a review of the COVID-19 position at Reayrt-ny-Baie in Douglas, the decision…

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Vaccination clinics for 16 – 17 year olds

17/08/2021

The first vaccination clinics are being held later this week for individuals aged 16 and 17 to receive a vaccine.

The clinics will be open for individuals in this age…

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Online ordering for home delivery of lateral flow devices

16/08/2021

Members of the public will soon be able to order lateral flow devices (LFDs) online for home delivery by local courier, in a new approach to Island-wide distribution of the…

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Older teens invited to register for COVID-19 vaccination

12/08/2021

The UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has announced that young people aged 16 and 17 should be offered a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The JCVI’s advice…

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Three deaths from COVID-19

10/08/2021

Three people have died as a result of COVID-19, two of whom were patients at Noble’s Hospital.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK said: “This is extremely sad news.  On behalf…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 5 August 2021

05/08/2021

Good afternoon 

I am joined today at the podium by the Minister for Health and Social Care and online by our Director of Public Health. 

Since I last spoke to…

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Two deaths as a result of COVID-19

05/08/2021

Two individuals have passed away as a result of COVID-19. 

One individual was receiving treatment for COVID-19 in Noble’s Hospital. The second death occurred in the community.   

Chief Minister Howard…

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Accuracy of COVID-19 hospital cases data confirmed

05/08/2021

The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed that the number of people being treated in Noble’s Hospital for COVID-19 is accurately reflected in the statistics published by Government…

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Patient dies in Noble’s Hospital of COVID-19

04/08/2021

An Island resident who was being treated in hospital for COVID-19 has died (3 August 2021).  

Chief Minister Howard Quayle said:

‘It is extremely saddening to hear of the passing…

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Department for Enterprise Launches Graduate Employability Training Programme

04/08/2021

The Department for Enterprise has launched a Graduate Employability Training Programme designed to enhance recent graduate’s employability as they enter the job market.

The Graduate Employability Training Programme comprises a…

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Pregnant women encouraged to get COVID-19 vaccine

03/08/2021

Midwives and healthcare professionals on the Island are encouraging women who are pregnant or considering pregnancy to register for the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves from the virus.

This push…

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Advice on face coverings strengthened for crowded and enclosed spaces

02/08/2021

The Council of Ministers has recently reviewed the position and guidance on the use of face coverings. 

In recent weeks there has been a visible increase in the use of…

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Travellers reminded to check if proof of vaccination letters will be accepted

02/08/2021

Isle of Man residents who have requested proof of vaccination letters from Manx Care are being reminded that they must check whether the letter will be accepted by their travel…

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