Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Electronic vaccination card closer

Electronic vaccination card closer

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- October 20, 2021

Guyana will later this week sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of India that will see the ... Read More

Oxygen generating plant to soon arrive

Oxygen generating plant to soon arrive

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- October 18, 2021

-Donated by Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Sewa Guyana The Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) and Sewa Guyana, on Monday donated an oxygen ... Read More

HIV positive persons urged to get vaccinated against COVID-19

HIV positive persons urged to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- October 18, 2021

Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony is urging persons living with HIV to protect themselves against COVID-19 by getting vaccinated. ... Read More

Health Ministry monitoring FDA’s decision on Johnson and Johnson second dose COVID vaccine

Health Ministry monitoring FDA’s decision on Johnson and Johnson second dose COVID vaccine

Anara Khan Anara Khan- October 14, 2021

The Ministry of Health is monitoring the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) deliberations on a possible second dose ... Read More

Public, private entities being assessed for  compliance with COVID-19 measures

Public, private entities being assessed for compliance with COVID-19 measures

Anara Khan Anara Khan- October 13, 2021

As part of government’s strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Health Emergency Operating Centre (HEOC) is carrying out ... Read More

Guyana has received over 300,000 doses of vaccines to date from COVAX

Guyana has received over 300,000 doses of vaccines to date from COVAX

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- October 12, 2021

Guyana continues to benefit from free vaccines from the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX), a programme that provides free vaccines ... Read More

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding women outweigh side effects – Minister Anthony

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding women outweigh side effects – Minister Anthony

Anara Khan Anara Khan- October 11, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP is again calling on pregnant and breastfeeding women to get vaccinated against Covid-19 ... Read More

Health Ministry rolls out Covid-19 vaccination campaign for pregnant, breastfeeding women

Health Ministry rolls out Covid-19 vaccination campaign for pregnant, breastfeeding women

Anara Khan Anara Khan- October 7, 2021

In an effort to reduce the number of positive Covid-19 infections among pregnant and breastfeeding women, the Ministry of Health ... Read More

Covid-19 vaccines stimulate immune system ─ Minister Anthony addresses vaccination concerns

Covid-19 vaccines stimulate immune system ─ Minister Anthony addresses vaccination concerns

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- October 7, 2021

In light of concerns related to the Covid-19 vaccines, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony has clarified that the vaccines ... Read More

Mammograms can be taken before or after Covid-19 vaccines depending on the type – Minister Anthony

Mammograms can be taken before or after Covid-19 vaccines depending on the type – Minister Anthony

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- October 6, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP has clarified that it is safe for women to take mammograms after taking ... Read More

More people need to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity – Minister Anthony

More people need to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity – Minister Anthony

Anara Khan Anara Khan- October 6, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP said while Guyana’s Covid-19 vaccination programme has been making significant progress; however, the ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.