Childhood obesity and COVID-19

Retrospective studies comparing child BMI recordings pre and post pandemic indicate a rise in obesity levels, among all age groups [1,2,3]. Risk factors believed to exacerbate overweight included: reduced physical activity, increased screen time, and access to unhealthy foods. Local data post pandemic is still being collected, but 10 years[…]

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Discussing Screen Time

Our Nation’s Health Survey 2021 shows: Since the first COVID-19 lock-down, 47% of adults report an increase in screen time. Positives of screen time = Supports friendships and connects you to a wider community Encourages creativity and learning Provides entertainment Source of advice Potential negatives of increased screen time =[…]

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Covid-19 – Delta Variant

The Delta variant of Covid-19 is circulating widely. In addition to symptoms already known, this variant also causes runny eyes and nose, mild headaches and nasal congestion. If you suffer from hay fever, the virus can mimic many of its symptoms. Do not assume it is just hay fever. It[…]

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Covid-19 Certificates

Vaccination Certificates Who needs a Vaccine Certificate? A vaccine certificate may is required by anyone needing to show proof of having been vaccinated with either the first or second dose (Batch number will be indicated) when travelling abroad.Please check conditions of entry to the country you are travelling as there[…]

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Covid-19 Considerations

As we try to find a new normal living with Covid-19 it is important to stay vigilant with regard to risks. The more shops, establishments, events and facilities we visit the higher our risk of exposure to viral spread; particularly if in an enclosed space with asymptomatic carriers. Vaccination helps to[…]

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Testing positive for Covid-19 on holiday in Gibraltar

If you test positive for Covid-19 on entry to Gibraltar or during your stay, the Contact Tracing team (CTB) will contact you. You will be advised on isolation and given guidance to prevent further spread. It is likely: You will be unable to travel within a 10-day period (this may[…]

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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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Weekly Covid Vaccine Statistics

This data represents the number of vaccine doses given to people in Gibraltar, not the number of people fully vaccinated.   To compare local data with that of other countries, see World Data HERE.

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