Islander’s urged to take personal responsibility in managing COVID with new self-testing measures
Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK last night announced changes to the Island’s response to COVID, including a move towards maximising the self-management of testing across the community.
New evidence shows…Read More
Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 20 December 2021
You will all be aware by now of the rapid spread of COVID infections across the United Kingdom and further afield caused by the recently identified Omicron variant.…Read More
Pregnant women strongly encouraged to get the COVID vaccine
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…Read More
Booster rollout ramping up ahead of Christmas
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…Read More
Get your COVID Pass in time for travel in the New Year
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…Read More
12 to 17 year olds vaccine clinic cancelled to further increase booster rollout
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…Read More
Covid-19 PCR testing centre appointment time
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…Read More
Two possible cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant detected
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.…Read More
COVID-19 Winter Disruption Scheme Open for Applications
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…Read More
No change to COVID-19 measures but situation remains under review
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…Read More
COVID-19 swabbing centre forced to close
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…Read More
Vaccine clinics for 12 to 17 year olds
Walk-in clinics are being held for young people aged 12 to 17 to receive either their first or…Read More
Chief Minister praises public for response and urges continued vigilance
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…Read More
£9m of Further COVID Support for Businesses this Winter
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…
‘Know before you Go’ to Support Hospitality Businesses this Christmas
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…Read More
NHS App for vaccination certificates extended to Isle of Man
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…Read More
Manx Care reminds everyone to ‘mask up’!
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…Read More