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St. Catherine Health Department Administers the Astrazeneca Vaccine

Apr 12, 2021  |  Kingston

Persons at the Portmore HEART Academy in St. Catherine on Saturday, April 11, 2021 being vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine by the Public Health Team.

Over the weekend (April 10-11), staff at the St. Catherine Health Department administered the AstraZeneca vaccine to scores of personsĀ  including the category of group, 65 and older, 40 years and older, who suffer from one or more comorbid conditions; persons 50 years and older; and members of the public who are employed to the transport sector; tourism workers; teachers, journalists and other employees of educational institutions; and staff members from the Department of Correctional Services, Jamaica Fire Brigade, PICA and Jamaica Customs Agency.

The operational vaccination sites in St. Catherine were the Portmore HEART/NTA Academy, St. Jago Park Health Centre, Linstead Anglican Church, Twickenham Park Church of Open Bible, Old Harbour Civic Centre and Eltham High School.

The Board and Management of SERHA lauded the exceptional work of the team and the other persons involved in the vaccination process.

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