Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign

The Covid-19 vaccination campaign is the hopeful key to achieving community protection against this virus. The Gibraltar Health Authority establish a rapid roll-out campaign in order to reduce mortality and allow the gradual easing of existing restrictions. Read more HERE.

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Long Covid

Emerging evidence indicates that there are several short and long-term health effects associated with COVID-19. As the pandemic unfolds, studies indicate that there are many ways infection with Covid-19 can affect someone’s health; and many organs besides the lungs are affected. How long it takes to recover from coronavirus is[…]

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Covid-19 Vaccination – Registering your interest

Please click the relevant link below to complete the form to register your interest for Covid-19 vaccination. General registration form University Students 65 – 70 years of age Over 70 years of age (You can also call 200 66966 to arrange) CAT2 individuals Note, if you have previously submitted your[…]

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Yr2021 – Government Press Releases related to COVID-19

Scroll down or click on the relevant month: January February February February 26th – 166/2021 – Government reassures university students on vaccines February 25th – 164/2021 – Chief Minister’s Statement to Parliament  February 25th – 163/2021 – Government saddened to confirm death from COVID-19 February 24th – 161/2021 – HMGoG[…]

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Update on Covid-19 restrictions & guidance 21.12.20

HM GoG have announced new measures in line with the sharp rise in Covid 19 cases in Gibraltar: As from midnight Tuesday 22nd December, masks to be worn in ALL public places As from 7pm Monday 21st December, all catering establishments to close until at least 11th January Bars and[…]

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Travel and Covid-19 Vaccination

At present the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have not indicated whether vaccination will be a necessary requirement for all journeys abroad, it will be down to individual countries to determine their own requirements for tourists/ residents. IATA are currently asking governments to consider aviation workers as front-line so they[…]

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PCR testing to detect Covid-19

PCR Testing (Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing) is commonly conducted at a certified laboratory and takes a few hours to complete with the result being reported within 1-3 days. The specimen for this test is collected via a nasal and/or throat swab and looks for genetic material that comes only from the virus. This test[…]

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Covid-19 Rapid Testing

COVID-19 Rapid Test The Rapid COVID-19 Testing Service is located at Gibraltar Airport. This service is for: Airline passengers arriving and departing within 72 hours of their flight (preferably a minimum of 24 hours prior to departure) Any NON-RESIDENT of Gibraltar (Note: airline travel is not a requirement for organising[…]

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I have had Covid-19, do I still need the vaccine?

The answer is ‘Yes’ Current data shows that people who have recovered from COVID-19 start to lose their immunity over time. This means that the body does not retain the protective antibodies that were produced against COVID-19 during the infection stage. It is therefore possible that an individual may contract[…]

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Will receiving an mRNA vaccine alter my DNA?

mRNA stands for messenger ribonucleic acid and can be described as ‘instructions for how to make a protein or even just a piece of a protein’. mRNA is not able to The mRNA from a COVID-19 vaccine never enter the nucleus of the cell, which is where our DNA are[…]

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