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10 confirmed COVID-19 cases today

By   /  July 22, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases today

?As of July 20th, there were ten (10) persons who tested positive for COVID-19; however two (2) persons have recovered; bringing the total active cases to forty four (44). The total number of confirmed cases is now two thousand six hundred eighty seven (2687). The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) are monitoring forty one (41) people […]

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Over 500 children between 12-17 receive COVID-19 vaccine in the last two weeks

By   /  July 22, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on Over 500 children between 12-17 receive COVID-19 vaccine in the last two weeks

Since the Vaccination Management Team (VMT) announced two weeks ago that children 12 years and older are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19, over 500 children received their vaccine. The VMT also reminds the public who have not yet received or registered for their COVID-19 vaccine that the vaccination campaign will transition into the maintenance […]

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CPS Reminds Community to Step Up and maintain COVID-19 Public Health Safety Measures as increase in cases observed in various countries

By   /  July 20, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on CPS Reminds Community to Step Up and maintain COVID-19 Public Health Safety Measures as increase in cases observed in various countries

The Collective Prevention Service (CPS) a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), is making an urgent appeal to the public of Sint Maarten, to maintain COVID-19 Public Health Preventive measures such as correctly wearing of face masks, maintaining social distance, and frequently sanitizing your hands. This appeal is […]

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UPDATED TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS; DELTA VARIANT

By   /  July 18, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health, Travel  /  Comments Off on UPDATED TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS; DELTA VARIANT

Considering the increase in cases in several countries, the now rapidly spreading dominant Delta COVID-19 strain in those countries along with the amount of breakthrough cases; the entry requirements for Sint Maarten will be updated as of 18 July at 12:00 A.M. The travel requirements that will be updated due to the rapid surge of […]

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VMT hosts two Vaccination Pop-Ups at the Festival Village on Friday and the Kimsha Beach parking lot on Saturday

By   /  July 16, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on VMT hosts two Vaccination Pop-Ups at the Festival Village on Friday and the Kimsha Beach parking lot on Saturday

On Friday, July 16th, there will be a vaccination Pop-Up at the Festival Village, Pond Island, from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Additionally, on Saturday, July 17th, another vaccination Pop-Up will be organized on the Kimsha Beach Parking lot in Simpson Bay from 9:00 AM until supplies last. The Vaccine Management Team (VMT) would like […]

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VMT secures new shipment of Pfizer vaccine and extends the possibility to get first dose

By   /  July 14, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on VMT secures new shipment of Pfizer vaccine and extends the possibility to get first dose

At the Festival Village on Friday, July 9th, and Sucker Garden on Saturday, July 10th, combined, 783 persons got vaccinated, of which 630 persons came for their first dose. After this great turnout at the last two vaccination popups, the Vaccine Management Team (VMT) decided to extend the possibility of getting the first dose of […]

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Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor makes a decision in favor of students going abroad to study, civil servants and the Public

By   /  July 9, 2021  /  Education, Government, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor makes a decision in favor of students going abroad to study, civil servants and the Public

Minister Ottley along with VMT and the Ministry of VSA has set up extra community vaccination pop-ups and is urging all students who are going abroad in the pursuit of higher studies to come out on July 9th and 10th 2021, to receive their first or second shot of the Pfizer vaccine. This decision should […]

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VMT hosts last two Vaccination Pop-Ups at the Festival Village on Friday and Melford Hazel

By   /  July 9, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, COVID-19, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on VMT hosts last two Vaccination Pop-Ups at the Festival Village on Friday and Melford Hazel

As the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 transitions into a maintenance phase in August, this weekend will be the last opportunity to come for your first dose of the Pfizer vaccine and your second dose before the end of July. On Friday, July 9th, there will be a vaccination Pop-Up at the Festival Village, Pond Island, […]

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VMT says last week to receive your first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at CPS and the Belair Community Center

By   /  July 6, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on VMT says last week to receive your first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at CPS and the Belair Community Center

On Monday, July 5th, the Belair Community Center reopened for the administering of the COVID-19 vaccine from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM from Monday to Thursday. Upcoming Friday, July 9th, is the last opportunity for persons to receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine so that they can receive their second dose before the […]

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All children 12+ now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

By   /  July 6, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on All children 12+ now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

The Vaccination Management Team (VMT) decided on Monday, July 5th, that based on the green light from the Dutch Health Council and the European Medicine Agency (EMA), the Pfizer vaccine has been extended to all children 12 years and older. This means that all children 12 years or older can now come for their COVID-19 […]

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