What you need to know about COVID-19 Vaccines
What is a vaccine?
How do vaccines work?
Vaccines work with your body’s natural defense to build protection. When vaccinated, your immune system is able to:
- Recognize the invading germ ( e.g. virus or bacteria).
- Produce antibodies that fight and destroy the germ before you become unwell.
Process for Your 2nd Dose
Are Vaccines Safe?
NEWS AND ADVISORIES
KINGSTON, Jamaica. Monday, September 27, 2021: The Ministry of Health and Wellness earlier today signed agreements with 11 private entities to support the rollout of
KINGSTON, Jamaica. Tuesday, September 21, 2021: Jamaica has called for the intervention of the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to
KINGSTON, Jamaica. Monday, September 20, 2021: The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reminding the more than 50,000 Jamaicans now or who will shortly be
Myths and Facts
FACT: YOU CANNOT get COVID-19 from the vaccine because it does not contain the live virus.
FACT: No vaccine suspected of impacting a person’s ability to conceive, has ever been or will ever be approved.
FACT: Mask wearing, handwashing and physical distancing remain necessary until a sufficient number of persons are vaccinated.