Press Releases


Prime Minister Minnis appoints Committee for the Development of Communities for Young Professionals

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has appointed the Committee for the Development of Communities for Young Professionals. The Committee was formed in March 2021 to advise the Prime Minister, as Minister responsible for Lands, on the use of Government-owned lands for the social and economic empowerment of young people through land ownership.

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  • New community COVID-19 vaccination sites added to increase access to vaccine

    Two new community COVID-19 vaccination sites have been added to service more walk-up appointments and increase access to the vaccine, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee has announced. The new sites are located at the Pilgrim Baptist Church on Kemp Rd. and St. Anselm’s Roman Catholic Church, Bernard Road. COVID-19 vaccines will continue to be

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  • COVID-19 vaccine opened to persons 50 years and over, persons with disabilities, restaurant and retail workers

    Persons 50 years of age and over and restaurant and retail workers may begin making appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, effective immediately. Appointments may be made on https://vax.gov.bs for the following vaccination sites: • Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium, New Providence • Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, New Providence • Church of God of Prophecy, East Street,

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  • More priority groups and vaccination centers added to COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

    Teachers and staff of schools, home-bound physically challenged residents, hospitality workers and students and athletes studying or competing abroad are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee has announced. Eligible priority groups now include: • Healthcare workers;• Persons 60 years of age and older;• Uniformed branches (RBDF, RBPF, COVID

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  • PRESS RELEASE – Eleuthera and Harbour Island Travel

    PRESS RELEASE New travel requirements announced for Eleuthera and Harbour Island In accordance with the Emergency Powers (COVID-19 Pandemic) (Risk Management) (No. 4) (Amendment) (No. 10) Order, 2021, persons traveling from Harbour Island and Eleuthera will now be required to undergo a RTPCR COVID-19 test in order to obtain a travel health visa. The requirement

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