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New COVID-19 vaccination sites to open this week on New Providence and Grand Bahama

The COVID-19 vaccination response began on Wednesday 17 March following a pilot on Sunday 14 March at Loyola Hall, south-central region of New Providence. Vaccinations continued at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, the Princess Margaret Hospital, Doctors Hospital and the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre throughout the week on New Providence. This week there will be additional sites

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  • Statement on changes to funeral and wedding services

    In accordance with the Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Risk Management) (No.4) (Amendment) (No. 9) Order, 2021, the following changes to weddings and funerals take effect Thursday 18 March 2021: A graveside funeral may now be held with a maximum of 40 persons, not including the officiant and mortuary workers, on the islands of Acklins,

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  • REMARKS: The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Opening of Long Island Passport Office Clarence Town, Long Island – 19 March 2021

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Good Afternoon.  It’s a pleasure to be back in Long Island.    From Cape Santa Maria to Gordons, Long Island is a wonder to behold.   Since 1740, when the Simms relocated to this island gem island, situated in the Central Bahamas, Long Islanders have earned the reputation of being self-reliant, resilient, industrious, hardworking

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  • REMARKS: The MOST HON. DR. HUBERT A. MINNIS PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FINANCE OPENING STAINARD CREEK BRIDGE – 18 March 2021

    Ladies and Gentlemen:       Good afternoon.      The bridge at Staniard Creek is a vital transportation link for the settlement, as it is currently the only access crossing Staniard Creek.       The existing three-span bridge has an open span of sixty feet with the remaining width of the creek made up with a solid causeway.       The bridge has

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  • Rollout of COVID-19 vaccination campaign to begin on Wednesday

    The distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in The Bahamas will begin on Wednesday 17 March 2021 on the islands of New Providence and Grand Bahama, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee announced today. Individuals eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in this first phase include: • healthcare workers in the public sector, and private sector healthcare

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