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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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Bespoke booster clinics for adults with a learning disability

28/10/2021

Adults with a learning disability are to be offered a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a series of bespoke sessions next month, in what for many will be familiar…

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Residents urged to get their COVID booster vaccine

28/10/2021

Island residents are being urged to come forward for their booster vaccine when invited to boost their immunity ahead of the winter season.

The COVID-19 booster vaccine is being offered…

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Public encouraged to play their part in preventing spread of COVID-19

21/10/2021

The public are being encouraged to continue playing their part in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a focus on hands, face, space and fresh air and taking…

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