13 April 2021 - Chief Medical Officer issues advice on dangerous sports and high-risk activities
The Chief Medical Officer is asking people to consider avoiding dangerous sports or high-risk activities due to the current lack of medevac services.
05 April 2021 - Stanley Vaccination Centre – further session this week for ‘mop up’ vaccinations
Although most vaccinations this week will be administered on West Falkland and the Outer Islands, KEMH has also organised an additional ‘mop up’ session at the FIDF Hall on Friday 9 April from 10am – 11:30am.
30 March 2021 - KEMH Covid-19 travelling vaccination programme – West Falkland and Outer Islands
KEMH is pleased to confirm the schedule for the next phase of its travelling vaccination programme for West Falkland and the Outer Islands. Please note, these plans are subject to change in the event of adverse weather conditions. In order for the visits to be as efficient as possible, vaccinations on the Outer Islands will be administered at airstrips.
26 March 2021 - KEMH Covid-19 vaccination programme – 18–44-year olds
Following the arrival of a third batch of Covid-19 Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines yesterday, KEMH is pleased to confirm that it now has enough vaccine available to immunise all remaining adults between 18 and 44 years of age.
26 March 2021 - The Falkland Islands receive third batch of Covid-19 vaccines
The Falkland Islands Government has received a third batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines, supplied by the UK government. These 4,240 doses arrived last night and will be rolled out as part of the nationwide vaccination programme which has been running since 8 February 2021.
18 March 2021 - The Falkland Islands to receive a third batch of Covid-19 vaccines
The Falkland Islands Government has received confirmation that it will receive a third batch of Covid-19 vaccines and, while the exact timing is yet to be confirmed, it is anticipated that these will arrive in the week beginning 22 March.
17 March 2021 - King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Covid-19 vaccination programme
The next phase of the KEMH Covid-19 vaccination programme will begin on 23 March 2021. This is for people who received their first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine at the beginning of the vaccination rollout between 8–12 February 2021.