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The COVID-19 Vaccination Team will be celebrating their second anniversary


The COVID-19 Vaccination Team will be celebrating their second anniversary on 4 January 2023.

Since the Team first began administering the Island’s COVID vaccination programme members have collectively delivered over…

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Walk In Sessions for Autumn Booster Vaccination


The Covid-19 Vaccination Team will be offering walk in sessions at The Chester Street Vaccination Hub, throughout December. There will also be two sessions at Noble’s Hospital, Ward 12 on…

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COVID-19 Autumn booster vaccine advised for pregnant women


Manx Care is reminding members of the public that the COVID-19 Autumn booster vaccination is available to pregnant women.

Manx Care is inviting pregnant women to discuss the risks and…

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Saturday Session for Autumn Booster Vaccination


There are appointments available to book your Autumn Covid-19 Booster for this Saturday, 19 November.

You are eligible for this vaccine if you are:

  • Over 50 (you must be over…
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Manx Care is inviting Isle of Man residents over age 50 to get their Covid and Seasonal Flu vaccinations


From Monday 17 October 2022, all Isle of Man residents in the below categories will be able to book their Covid vaccinations online. They can also get their flu vaccination…

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Covid booster appointments being sent to people in the fourth priority group


Appointments are now being sent out to all people in the Priority Four cohort who are due to receive an Autumn Booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccination.

Cohort four includes…

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Change to facemask policy in health and care settings


Manx Care is removing the requirement for visitors to its health and care settings to wear a facemask, with immediate effect. Restrictions will also be lifted for its employees too.…

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Additional funding sought to speed up operations for 3,800 patients


Almost 3,800 patients waiting for operations could have their treatment sooner if Tynwald approves £18.3 million to reduce waiting lists, one of the priorities the Government set out in the…

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Autumn booster vaccine campaign to begin on the Isle of Man


The Autumn Covid-19 booster campaign recently announced by the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisations (JCVI) will commence on the Isle of Man on Monday 05 September 2022. 


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Island will offer new Moderna vaccine in autumn booster programme


Island residents will be offered the new Moderna bivalent COVID vaccine in the autumn rollout, following the latest advice from the UK’s Joint Commission of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).


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Manx Care to stop delivering Covid-19 PCR testing


Manx Care will stop delivering Covid-19 PCR testing with effect from 31 August 2022, as part of the Island’s endemic approach to living with the virus.  In addition, from 15…

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Eligibility criteria introduced for free lateral flow tests


An eligibility criteria will be introduced to continue to receive free Lateral flow tests (LFTs) from Monday 15 August.

Free LFTs will be made available to health and social care…

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Chair appointed to lead review into pandemic response


ate Brunner QC has been appointed Chair of the forthcoming independent review into the Isle of Man Government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Due to commence later this year, the…

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Primary course and Spring Covid-19 booster vaccines doses are still available


Manx Care is reminding members of the public that the Covid-19 primary course – and the booster vaccinations are still available to the relevant groups. Please check your eligibility.


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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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