Vaccines open to ALL RESIDENTS of Cayman starting tomorrow
With all stages 1, 2 and 3 open to be vaccinated from tomorrow, as per the attached schedule, Cayman is moving one step closer to achieving its 70 per cent vaccination target and herd immunity. Premier, Alden McLaughlin has indicated that he has hopes that the vaccination process would have been successful enough by May for borders to be opened in a meaningful way.
The Health Services Authority (HSA) has announced that starting tomorrow Friday, March 5 2021, the COVID-19 vaccination program will be open to all three stages, starting in alphabetical order with all of group 1, all of group 2 and all members of group 3 with last names beginning with A tomorrow, last names beginning with B on Saturday and so forth. The printable schedule is located here.
The offsite COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at the Owen Roberts International Airport Hours will operate from 9am to 12pm and 1:30 to 4pm Monday to Friday and from 9am to 12pm and 1:30 to 3pm on Saturdays.
Medical notes and employer letters are no longer required.
All persons must still present photo identification to prove they are an ordinary and legal resident.
Please bring along your facemasks as they are required.
VACCINATION STAGES & GROUPS
Residents and staff of institutional facilities
Individuals aged 70+
Healthcare workers and first responders
All frontline staff dealing with incoming travellers
Adults 60+ or with a relevant health status
Workers essential to Government continuity
Stage Two: *updated*
Anyone aged 16-60 with relevant medical conditions predisposing to COVID-19*
Essential workers, teachers, school staff**
Those living at home with persons from stage one of the programme
Stage Three: *updated*
Everyone else 16+ who has not been vaccinated
Everyone must present photo identification to receive the vaccine and demonstrate they are ordinarily and legally resident e.g. with initial permission to remain in the Islands for at least six months. This includes Caymanians, Permanent Residents, people holding Work Permits, as well as Global Citizens and their families.
Accepted ID’s include:
- Cayman Islands Driver’s License
- Cayman Islands Passport
- Cayman Islands Voters Card
- A Global Citizens Certificate (GCCP)
- Non-Caymanian passport showing that the passport holder has been landed with permission to stay for six months or more
- Work Permit extension letter
- Work Permit grant letter
- Job letter (from a local organisation)
As a reminder, persons over the age of 60+ can be vaccinated at any time during the published schedule.
Anyone in Stage 1, Group A, B & C or Stage 2, Group A, B & C may come at ANY of the published clinic times.
DOSE 2 will be given at any of the published clinic times. Persons who have received their first dose are reminded to get their second dose 21 days later or no longer than 12 weeks after the first dose. (Do NOT laminate your card)
If someone is home bound and unable to attend one of the vaccination clinics, they should contact the Flu Hotline 1-800-534-8600 or 925-6327 or their local HSA District Health Centre and arrangements will be made to with a Public Health nurse to provide the vaccine in their home.