Tag: Vaccination

Health Ministry to procure COVID-19 vaccine for children 6 months to 4 years old

Health Ministry to procure COVID-19 vaccine for children 6 months to 4 years old

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 27, 2022

The United States’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently given emergency use authorisation for the immunisation of children six ... Read More

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 20, 2022

Some 1,302 children between the ages of five to eleven took the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, since ... Read More

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 13, 2022

The government through the Ministry of Health continues to put measures in place to ensure citizens have adequate access to ... Read More

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 7, 2022

Even as Guyana continues to see a significant spike in COVID-19 cases, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony M.P., said ... Read More

Second COVID-19 boosters will be available in June – Health Minister

Second COVID-19 boosters will be available in June – Health Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 30, 2022

The Ministry of Health will begin the administration of a second COVID-19 booster shot to persons 18 years and older, ... Read More

Coronavirus BA.2 variant suspected in Guyana – Minister Anthony

Coronavirus BA.2 variant suspected in Guyana – Minister Anthony

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 27, 2022

While the omicron variant was the dominant COVID-19 strain earlier this year, its subvariant known as BA.2 now accounts for ... Read More

No patient in COVID ICU, less hospitalisations recorded – Health Minister

No patient in COVID ICU, less hospitalisations recorded – Health Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- April 21, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, M.P. said Guyana continues to record less COVID-19 hospitalisations, while announcing that there is ... Read More

Adolescent vaccination campaign set to begin at reopening of schools next week

Adolescent vaccination campaign set to begin at reopening of schools next week

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- April 19, 2022

With schools set to reopen in the upcoming week, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony revealed on Tuesday, that his ... Read More

Health Minister urges mask wearing, vaccination for Easter celebrations

Health Minister urges mask wearing, vaccination for Easter celebrations

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- April 14, 2022

As citizens across the country prepare to celebrate the Easter holiday outdoors, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, M.P is ... Read More

Gov’t considering booster doses for adolescents – Health Minister

Gov’t considering booster doses for adolescents – Health Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- March 31, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony said the government is considering the recommendation by the Center of Disease Control (CDC) ... 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.