(GIS) Government today issued national guidelines for COVID-19 testing, including both lateral flow testing and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) centres and other educational institutions. The guidelines offer advice on when and how to test in various potential scenarios, as well as instructions on when individuals and households
(GIS) As of Monday 1 November, the UK will accept Cayman’s digital vaccine certificates through the HSA Patient Portal. This removes the need for individuals travelling to the UK to request vaccination certification letters from Public Health. Those who have signed up for the HSA Patient Portal will be able to print out their Covid-19
Effective today 28 October 2021 the Flu Clinic located at the Cayman Islands Hospital complex will be expanding its opening hours providing greater convenience and a dedicated area for the treatment of persons with flu-like symptoms. The new hours are Monday to Friday 8AM-11PM. The dedicated Flu Clinic helps to isolate persons with flu like
Public Health has changed the COVID-19 PCR test resulting process effective 28th October 2021 and will now be emailing positive and negative test results alike. “Due to the increasing number of cases in the community, all positive and negative results will now be sent out automatically to provide more timely results,” said Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez,
The COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic has opened its next phase of booster shots for those aged 50 and over beginning today Tuesday 19 October. “We are pleased with the rollout of the booster programme to date and now extend the opportunity for persons aged fifty and above to enhance their immunity against COVID-19. As we contend with community transmission here in the Cayman Islands, we
Public Health will be conducting the antigen detecting rapid ‘lateral flow’ testing pilot on Tuesday 19 October 2021 at the John Gray High School Gymnasium. Students, their households, their teachers and any persons in quarantine due to being a primary contact of one of the positive cases of the classes below will be tested. This testing is for ‘negative’ households only.
As mentioned in this weeks’ COVID-19 Update Press Briefing, Public Health will be conducting the antigen detecting rapid ‘lateral flow’ testing pilot on Saturday 16 October 2021 at the John Gray High School Gymnasium. Students, their households, their teachers and any persons in quarantine due to being a primary contact of one of the positive
The COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic has opened its next phase of booster shots for those aged 60 and over and healthcare workers effective immediately. The clinically vulnerable remain eligible to receive boosters throughout all phases of the programme. Persons wishing to receive their first or second dose are free to attend the during scheduled clinic times.
The Health Services Authority (HSA) has embarked on stage 2 of its planned multi-phased project to expand the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department and improve patient experience at the Cayman Islands Hospital. Renovations include facility upgrades to the ceilings, lightings, flooring and walls of patient examination and treatment rooms. Due to these upgrades, walk-in patients
Public Health will be testing students, their households, and teachers related to COVID-19 community transmission on Friday 15 October at the Cayman Islands Hospital COVID-19 Testing Clinic according to the schedule below. Only students, their households, teachers from the following class will be tested: Triple C 8-1 12:30 – 2:00PM This testing is