Persons 75 Years And Older For Vaccination This Week

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has advised that for the week of March 22 to 28, the priority group for vaccination is persons 75 years and older.

Effective 10:00 am on Monday, March 22, 2021, persons from this group wishing to take the COVID-19 vaccine must make an appointment before going to a Vaccination Centre. Only persons in this group will be able to make an appointment.

To make the appointment, persons 75 years and older or their caregivers must use one of the following methods:

  • Book directly online via the Ministry of Health & Wellness’ website at https://www.moh.gov.jm;
  • Call the Vaccination Call Centre Hotline at 888-ONE-LOVE (888-663-5683);
  • Call or visit their Parish Health Department or Local Health Centre; or
  • Call or visit their private doctor.

To make the appointment, persons will need to provide their full name, telephone number, age, and home address. Persons MUST provide a contact number with their booking.

  

Once the information is submitted, the registration will be entered into a prioritisation system and a confirmation of appointment subsequently sent via email, call or text message.

On the day of their appointment, persons are reminded to show up at the designated time of their appointment and to bring a government-issued identification (i.e. Driver’s License, Voters identification or passport). They are also reminded to wear their mask, sanitise and maintain physical distancing.

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