Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Wednesday, 22 December 2021 - 4:52pm

According to Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronald Georges persons can now get boosted with the Pfizer vaccine.

Dr. Georges said healthcare and frontline workers, senior government officials, senior citizens, immune compromised persons and children ages 12-17 can receive the boosters that are given three months after the last dose of one dose or twodoses of the COVID-19 vaccine regimen.

Vaccinations are available on a first come first serve basis from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as directed by the following vaccination schedule.

Dates   

Phases   

Dose   

Location   

       

Dec. 17- 18   

Phase 1: Health Care   

Workers (Private and Public)   

HOA members and staff, Governor, and Deputy Governor’s Offices  

Pfizer  

1st dose, 2nd dose, or Booster   

Chapel   

  

Dec. 20 - 30

(Closed for holidays and weekend)    

Phase 1 as above 

Phase 2: All Front-Line Workers, and Senior Government Managers  

Phase 3: Senior Citizens over 60 years and Children 12 to 18.

Pfizer  

1st dose, 2nd dose, or Booster   

(12 persons at a time to be regulated by Security Officers)  

Hospital Chapel 

  

Nurse Iris O’Neal Clinic  

(10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Dec. 30 - 31   

Adina   

Donovan, VG Elderly Home, Dialysis   

3rd   AstraZeneca   

(Dialysis)   

Pfizer  

1st dose, 2nd dose or Booster   

On-Site/on location  

Dec 30 onwards   

Phase 1,2,3, & 4: Persons with Chronic Diseases, Over 60, Children 12 to 18, Health care and Frontline workers.  

1st dose, 2nd dose or Booster  

(By Appointment) 

Catholic Community Center  

  

Nurse Iris O’Neal Clinic (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Dec 30 onwards  

Phase 1,2,3, & 4: Persons with Chronic Diseases, Over 60, Children 12 to 18 years, Health care and Frontline workers, Senior Government Managers   

Pfizer  

1st dose, 2nd dose, or Booster  

(By Appointment)  

Registered Private Clinics added

(times will vary)

Jan 4 onwards   

All residents

Pfizer  

1st dose, 2nd dose or Booster

3rd AstraZeneca, 1st/2nd   

AstraZeneca   

Catholic   

Community   

Centre, Community Clinics (Anegada, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke, and Tortola), and Registered Private Clinics  

 

Persons are advised to remain vigilant during this festive season and reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19 by washing and/or sanitising hands for 20 seconds, wearing masks properly by ensuring masks covers nose and mouth, physically distancing (>3ft) and covering coughs and sneezes regardless of your vaccination status.

 Please stay healthy and safe! Protect yourself, protect your family, get boosted!

The Government of the Virgin Islands is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people of the Virgin Islands.

Author

Natasha Lettsome

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286
Email: 
nlettsome@gov.vg