** Second batch of the Pfizer vaccine arrived on Friday **
The second batch of the Pfizer vaccine, arrived in the country on Friday, March 19. The Minister of Public Health, Social Development (Ministry VSA) Richard Panneflek, was at the Princess Juliana International Airport on Friday when the shipment came in on a scheduled Royal Dutch Airlines KLM flight.
The second batch consists of 7.020 doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Together with the first batch, which consisted of 8.190 doses, Sint Maarten has received 15.210 doses.
Members of the community are reminded to register for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Registration can be done via the online registration form which is available in English, Spanish, and Creole, and can be found via this link: https://forms.sintmaartengov.org/form.aspx?v=OGtn05kNmb
Both Cole Bay and Dutch Quarter Community Helpdesks are currently equipped to provide information and can assist with registration on the spot. Do not forget to check the opening hours and bring a form of identification. Lastly, the paper-based “COVID Vaccine Registration Form” can be picked up at several locations, including CPS at the Vineyard Office Park Building, the Division of Labor Affairs at the Simpson Bay Public Service Center in Simpson Bay, doctors’ offices, the Government Administration Building, and select pharmacies.
If you have a friend, parent, neighbor, or relative that may need assistance with registration, transportation, or emotional support, please do your part. If you need help with the registration process, your appointment, or wish for more information about the vaccination campaign, you can also call CPS at 914 or email: email@example.com
Sint Maarten, protected together.
PHOTO CUTLINE: Minister Richard Panneflek standing next to the second batch of the COVID-19 vaccine.