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Manx Care reminds everyone to ‘mask up’! (1)

29/11/2021

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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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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Requirement removed for PCR test and isolation prior to surgery

26/11/2021

We are introducing a change for people due to undergo surgery/diagnostic procedures

Manx Care is removing the requirement for those who are due to undergo a surgical or diagnostic procedure…

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LoveIOM hospitality gift card goes on presale today

26/11/2021

The LoveIOM Gift Card, an initiative that rewards consumers for spending in local hospitality businesses, will be available to purchase from today. The initiative has been launched to encourage residents…

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Landing card reminder ahead of festive travel

25/11/2021

Visitors travelling to the Isle of Man over the festive period are reminded that they must complete a landing form before they arrive.

Regardless of entry status, anyone jetting off…

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Dedicated teams and services honoured with prestigious awards

19/11/2021

The Island’s health and social care staff and the Covid Community Support team have been recognised for their outstanding service during the 2020 pandemic in the Isle of Man Newspapers’…

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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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Delay proposed to Employed Person’s Allowance changes

04/11/2021

Tynwald Members will be asked at January’s sitting to approve a further six-month delay to changes to rules around Employed Person’s Allowance (EPA). 

The changes were approved by Tynwald in…

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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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