Statement from the Health and Wellness on “Extension of COVID-19 protocols,“ My fellow Saint Lucians, as we continue to manage with this COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Saint Lucia recognizes the efforts of all who are adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. However, we are still at a critical phase and we need to do more […]

Tapion Hospital reaffirms its commitment to its patients and the people of St. Lucia. Our Emergency Room continues to remain open twenty-four (24) hours a day. Many doctors’ offices operate on the basis of Urgency and Emergency. In keeping with precautionary measures, patients are advised to call in advance at 459-2617. A triage station is […]

Embassy of Taiwan helps Saint Lucian medical staff acquire part of the needy personal protection equipment To help Saint Lucia enhance its preparedness against the threat of COVID-19, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) made a donation to the Ministry of Health towards the procurement of part of the necessary Personal Protection Equipment […]

Pharmaceutical‌ ‌Association‌ ‌of‌ ‌St.‌ ‌Lucia‌ ‌Inc. On Sunday March 22, 2020, the Pharmacy Council informed all Pharmacists of the COVID-19 Emergency Guidelines. The guidelines was in effect from Monday, March 23 and expires on Sunday April 05, 2020. It allows Pharmacists to dispense a thirty (30)-day supply of essential medicines for chronic conditions in cases […]

In light of the present Global COVID-19 pandemic, and in order to enhance social distancing and infection control, the following measures will be taken with immediate effect by the Tapion Hospital as its COVID-19 Policy. N.B Patients with Fever or Respiratory Symptoms MUST call in advance of arrival to Tapion hospital so that they can […]

On March 15th, 2020 the Government met with the Private Sector and Union Officials after confirmation of a second case of COVID-19 on the island.

Saint Lucia extends travel restrictions on travellers and prohibits entry of cruise vessels In an effort to restrict the likelihood of introduction of COVID-19 into the Saint Lucian population, the Department of Health and Wellness on February 4, 2020 put in place travel restrictions on non-nationals with a travel history within the last 14 days […]

On Saturday, March 14, 2020 Saint Lucia recorded a second case of COVID-19. The patient is a fifty-three (53) year old male with an active travel history with France being his last port of departure. The patient arrived in Saint Lucia on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in the company of colleagues. He entered into our […]

Statement on COVID-19: Prime Minister to Address Nation Following Meetings with Key Stakeholders The Government of Saint Lucia remains in responsive and planning mode to manage the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Government is mindful of the anxiety being faced by citizens and several countries at this time and the proliferation of the sharing of […]

The OECS Pharmaceutical Procurement Service (PPS) attends training to improve emergency supply chain processes for disease outbreaks such as COVID19 In an effort to improve its emergency response capacity, the OECS Commission partnered with USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Programme to host a workshop on Emergency Supply Chain (ESC) […]

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