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Pregnant women strongly encouraged to get the COVID vaccine

17/12/2021

Pregnant woman are being urged to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 following the publication of further evidence providing reassurance on the safety of the jab.

The latest data from the…

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Still time to purchase your LoveIOM Gift Card before Christmas

17/12/2021

The LoveIOM Gift Card, an initiative that rewards consumers for spending in local hospitality businesses, has been positively received by the hospitality industry with over 40 venues now registered with…

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Booster rollout ramping up ahead of Christmas

16/12/2021

A major expansion in the Island’s rollout of booster jabs is underway. From this Saturday (18 Dec) top-up jabs will be available to all adults aged 40 and over and…

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Get your COVID Pass in time for travel in the New Year

16/12/2021

Island residents planning overseas travel in the New Year are reminded to register for their NHS COVID Pass in good time – and ensure they can fulfil all necessary requirements…

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12 to 17 year olds vaccine clinic cancelled to further increase booster rollout

16/12/2021

The vaccine clinic that was due to be held this weekend for 12 to17 year olds to receive a COVID vaccine is now cancelled.

Instead, the clinic will be used…

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Covid-19 PCR testing centre appointment time

14/12/2021

Manx Care are asking the public to arrive as close as possible to their allocated PCR test time.

Manx Care staff are experiencing huge numbers of people turning up outside…

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Two possible cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant detected

11/12/2021

Two possible cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been detected in the Isle of Man.

The two cases were identified through PCR tests from individuals in the community.…

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COVID-19 Winter Disruption Scheme Open for Applications

10/12/2021

Applications are now open for the COVID-19 Winter Disruption Scheme, which provides additional financial support to the Island’s catering, hospitality, leisure, tourism and travel, retail and lifestyle sectors, impacted by…

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Manx Care reiterates quality of clinical standards at pathology lab

09/12/2021

Noble’s Hospital is of the highest clinical standards. The lab follows the UK Government Health Security Agency’s (UKSHA) recommended methodology, supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO). All tests are…

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No change to COVID-19 measures but situation remains under review

09/12/2021

There are no plans at this stage for further changes to measures brought in last week to slow the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, but the situation remains…

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COVID-19 swabbing centre forced to close

07/12/2021

The COVID-19 swabbing centre at the Grandstand in Douglas has been forced to close temporarily for safety reasons, as a result of Storm Barra.

Every effort has been made to…

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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

Please note, the clinic on Saturday 18 December has been cancelled.

Walk-in clinics are being held for young people aged 12 to 17 to receive either their first or…

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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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Elective surgery to resume at Noble’s Hospital

02/12/2021

A programme of elective surgery is to resume at Noble’s Hospital, following a temporary pause which began in the latter half of October due to staffing shortages.

Over the last…

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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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