Four Day Vaccination Blitz For Students

Students 12 to 18 years old are to be inoculated with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at select health centres and schools across the island, from August 21 to August 24, from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day.

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Close To 50% of Teachers Vaccinated

With the new academic year fast approaching and expectations high that there will be face to face classes, the government is embarking on a drive to get more teachers vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Labour and Social Security Ministry Plans To ‘Tek It To Dem’

To make more Jamaicans aware of the Social Security services available to them, the Ministry of Labour and Social Security will be embarking on an initiative to take its services island wide later this month, dubbed ‘tek it to dem’.

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NATFATIP Strengthening Partnership with Schools

The National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons (NATFATIP) is seeking to ramp up its collaboration with schools across the island, in effort to reduce the number of persons, particularly youngsters, who fall victim to human trafficking.

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National Summer School Programme Going Well

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Fayval Williams says the National Summer School Programme, which forms part of the ‘Recover Smarter – National School Learning and Intervention Plan, is progressing well.

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Round About Ja – July 29, 2021

Persons with disabilities encouraged to join the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities to access benefits.

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Little Bay Community Celebrating PEP Success

Students at the Little Bay Primary and Infant School who sat this year’s Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations performed excellently, with more than 80 per cent receiving passes for a school of their choice.

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Emergency Shelters Ready in Western Jamaica

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Desmond McKenzie is reporting that emergency shelters in western Jamaica are at heightened readiness to accommodate displaced Jamaicans in the event of a disaster.

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Quarry Resident Receives New Home

Resident of Quarry in St. James and mother of four, Marva Mason is one of the latest persons to receive keys to a new home under the Government’s new Social Housing Programme.

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CCTV Grant Portal Now Open

The portal for applications for the Conditional Cash Transfer for the Vaccinated (CCTV) programme is now open via wecare.gov.jm. Fully vaccinated persons, aged 60 and older can apply for the Government’s vaccine incentive.

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