November 30, 2021

Cayman: Updated Vaccine Schedule – October 2021

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Health Services Authority has released the most recent version of the COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule. This version includes today’s location, Newlands/Savannah Community Office, which will be open from 4-7pm.

Boosters are available to persons who meet the criteria below and have their 2nd dose MORE than 6 months ago

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CLINICALLY EXTREMELY VULNERABLE (high risk for COVID-19)

  • Solid organ transplant recipients
  • People with cancer who are undergoing active chemotherapy or radical radiotherapy
  • People with cancers of the blood or bone marrow such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma who are at any stage oftreatment
  • People having immunotherapy or other continuing antibody treatments for cancer
  • People having other targeted cancer treatments that can affect the immune system, such as protein kinase inhibitors or PARP inhibitors
  • People who have had bone marrow or stem cell transplants in the last 6 months or who are still taking immunosuppression drugs
  • People with severe respiratory conditions including all cystic fibrosis, severe asthma and severe chronic obstructive pulmonarydisease (COPD)
  • People with rare diseases that significantly increase the risk of infections (such as severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), homozygous sickle cell disease
  • People on immunosuppression therapies sufficient to significantly increase risk of infection
  • Problems with your spleen, for example splenectomy
  • People with down’s syndrome
  • People on dialysis or with chronic kidney disease (stage 5)
  • Women who are pregnant with significant heart disease, congenital or acquired
  • Other people who have also been classed as clinically extremely vulnerable, based on clinical judgement and an assessment oftheir needs – GPs and hospital clinicians determinationHEALTHCARE WORKERS
    PERSONS AGED 60 YEARS AND OVERGENERAL VACCINE INFO
  • When receiving your 2nd or 3rd dose, you MUST also bring along your vaccination card reflecting your previous doses
  • The date on your vaccination card for the 2nd dose is the earliest that is recommended
  • Parental consent required for anyone 12 – 17 years old
  • All persons must present photo identification showing date of birth
  • Facemask required – Please bring your own.
  • (Do NOT laminate your card)Most up to date schedule available at www.hsa.ky
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