The Ministry of Health is reminding members of the public that starting today, Sunday 8th August 2021, they can make appointments for the upcoming roll-out of 1st doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine using either the online or telephone hotline appointment systems.

The online appointment system can be accessed from 7:00 am at www.ttvaccine.com.

The vaccine appointment telephone hotline, 800-VACC (8222), is available from Sunday to Sunday between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm.

The Ministry advises that while walk-ins will be facilitated, people with appointments will be given priority.

For additional information on COVID-19 vaccine deployment, persons may visit the Ministry of Health’s webpage, www.health.gov.tt, as well as its social media pages.

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Reopening of NLCB operations

An official release from the Health Ministry confirms the Health Minister’s statement on the resumptions of operations of the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB). The release follows…

The operations of the National Lotteries Control Board will be allowed on a temporary basis.

Pursuant to Regulation 3(10)(ao) of the Emergency Powers (No. 2) Regulations, 2021, with effect from Monday 9th August 2021, the Minister of Health hereby authorises the operations of the National Lotteries Control Board including its appointed agents and their registered vendors, ONLY, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, Monday through Sunday.

Customers and operators of the abovementioned establishments are advised to comply strictly with the other legal requirements of the Emergency Powers (No. 2) Regulations, 2021, the public health guidelines and legal requirements of the Public Health [2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)] (No. 18) Regulations, 2021.

Authorizations granted by the Minister of Health pursuant to Statements 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, remain valid.

The Ministry of Health will continue to monitor this development and take steps to safeguard the health of the population.