Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 10:50am

As the COVID-19 vaccination roll out continues, persons from Phase One priority groups are invited to receive their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine today Thursday, February 18 at the following locations:

  • Virgin Islands Police Force Head Quarters at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza on Tortola from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre, Virgin Gorda from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Phase One priority groups for today include frontline workers such as the Police Force, Fire and Rescue Department, Immigration Department, Her Majesty’s Customs, Ports Authority, BVI Airports Authority, Red Cross, VISAR and Mortuary Workers. Persons are reminded to walk with a work-related identification.

Residents that do not fall into this priority phase are reminded to allow for this phase to be completed before anticipating an appointment to be vaccinated. Vaccinations will not be distributed at either the East End Clinic or the Rosalind Penn Clinic in Long Look today.

For more information and updates on the phased groups of the COVID-19 Vaccination Roll Out, persons can visit www.bvi.gov.vg/covid-19, email covid19vaccine@gov.vg or call during office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 468-2286 or 468-2287.


Adrianna J. Soverall

Information Officer
Department of Information and Public Relations
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 2730
Email:    asoverall@gov.vg