The Current State
Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way that we live during the last 12 months.
Despite this, there has been historical progress in the advancement of several COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccination represents a real opportunity to contain this pandemic which so far does not have a cure.
According to World Health Organization(WHO) as of January 12th, there have been over 88 million COVID cases and over 1.9 million cases recorded with increasing cases and deaths expected to continue.
The COVID-19 Vaccine stimulates the body’s natural defenses (immune system). It causes the body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the virus. This will help to protect you against COVID-19 in the future.
Vaccination in Anguilla
The United Kingdom has committed to provide Anguilla and the other overseas territories with vaccines against COVID-19.
The vaccines approved for use in the UK, including the Astrazeneca/Oxford vaccine, have met strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness set out by the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Anguilla will receive 8000 doses of Astrazeneca/Oxford vaccine by mid-February and a further 7500 doses by the end of February.
How do I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Please read details carefully.
The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to all persons residing in Anguilla without charge.
Please note the following groups are prioritized in descending order for the vaccine administration and persons in certain groups maybe contacted before others:
- Health Workers
- Civil protection ,border protection and port staff, transportation (Boat, Plane, Taxi)
- Hospitality workers
- Persons with underlying conditions
- Persons living and working in residential care facilities
- Persons 65 years and older
- Other Adults
All persons are urged to register their interest in receiving the vaccine by completing the form below. Persons will be contacted by health staff via their phone number provided to schedule an appointment at a specified health facility.
Registration of interest in receiving COVID-19 Vaccine
Anguilla will shortly begin the introduction of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine into our National Immunization Programme. If you are interested in receiving the vaccine, please complete the information below. Please note you will be contacted by a member of the public health team to schedule an appointment at a health facility.Leer en español