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Govt Asks Doctors To Help With Vaccinations

Govt Asks Doctors To Help With Vaccinations

As the Government works to expand the island’s vaccination programme, they are asking doctors to help in the “evenings, weekends or whenever you can.” In an online post, the Government said, “If you can help, please send an email to Dr Brett Lefkowitz at blefkowitz@gov.bm. And, thank you to all those medical professionals who... Read more of this article

XBTO Donate $50,000 To Vaccination Clinic

XBTO Donate $50,000 To Vaccination Clinic

XBTO International donated $50,000 to support the Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic, saying they are “delighted to be able to make a difference in the national fight against Covid-19.” A spokesperson said, “XBTO International, a world leader in cryptofinance, have donated $50,000 today towards the cost of running... Read more of this article

ZipX Donates $10K To BHB Vaccination Clinic

ZipX Donates $10K To BHB Vaccination Clinic

ZipX Bermuda is donating $10,000 in response to the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation appeal for funding to support the operations of BHB’s KEMH Vaccination Clinic. Kevin D. Smith, Managing Director at ZipX said, “We have been very fortunate at ZipX to be able to continue to serve our customers throughout the pandemic. “The increased... Read more of this article

Covid Vaccine Clinic Hours To Be Extended

Covid Vaccine Clinic Hours To Be Extended

The Government will be “ramping up the vaccination programme,” with the Bermuda College Vaccination Centre set to open on both Saturdays and Sundays, and also extend their weekday hours until midnight. Speaking at tonight’s [April 13] press conference, Health Minister Kim Wilson said, “Bermuda’s goal of “herd immunity”... Read more of this article

40% Of Population Had One Dose, 31% Had Two

40% Of Population Had One Dose, 31% Had Two

As of April 10, Bermuda had administered a total of 45,761 Covid-19 vaccinations, so 40% of the population has received one dose, while 31% of the population has received 2 doses, the Government said this evening.Speaking at tonight’s [April 13] press conference, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “We have completed the thirteenth full week of... Read more of this article

St. George’s Trust Company Donates To Clinic

St. George’s Trust Company Donates To Clinic

St. George’s Trust Company has donated $5,000 to the Bermuda Hospital Charitable Foundation to support the BHB’s KEMH Covid Vaccination Clinic. The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation recently launched an appeal together with the Bermuda Hospitals Board for funding the Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic at KEMH. St. George’s, a Bermuda based trust... Read more of this article

Chubb Foundation Donates $50,000 To Clinic

Chubb Foundation Donates $50,000 To Clinic

The Chubb Charitable Foundation Bermuda has donated $50,000 to support the Bermuda Hospitals Board Covid-19 vaccination clinic. A spokesperson said, “The Foundation’s donation to the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation — the BHB’s fundraising arm – will help reach its goal of raising more than $200,000 to help cover costs associated... Read more of this article

Column: Susan Jackson On Covid Vaccines

Column: Susan Jackson On Covid Vaccines

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Susan Jackson] Vaccine incentives have become a topical debate as Bermuda races to vaccinate our community amidst rising Covid-19 cases and deaths. The race for vaccination is increasingly urgent and the possibility of incentives has become the ‘carrot on a stick’ to increase the number of people vaccinated to achieve... Read more of this article

Column: How Does Homeporting Benefit Island

Column: How Does Homeporting Benefit Island

[Opinion column written by Junior Minister of Transport Curtis Richardson] “What is Homeporting? I know a lot of people are embarrassed to ask. It is an opportunity for people that are fully vaccinated to take a cruise that starts and ends in Bermuda. If you’re a tourist, it means you fly to Bermuda, board the ship in Bermuda, take a cruise, return... Read more of this article

37% Of Population Had One Dose, 27% Had Two

37% Of Population Had One Dose, 27% Had Two

As of April 3rd, Bermuda has administered a total of 41,152 Covid-19 vaccinations, so 37% of the population has received one dose, while 27% of the population has received 2 doses. Speaking at last night’s [April 6] press conference, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said, “We have completed the twelfth full week of vaccinations. From January... Read more of this article

BF&M Donates $25,000 To Vaccination Clinic

BF&M Donates $25,000 To Vaccination Clinic

BF&M has pledged $25,000 in response to the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation [BHCF] appeal to support the Covid-19 vaccination clinic at KEMH. A spokesperson noted, “While the vaccine itself is provided by the British government, there are many costs associated with the infrastructure, staffing and administration of the vaccination... Read more of this article

Column: Vaccines, Business Incentives & More

Column: Vaccines, Business Incentives & More

[Opinion column written by the OBA’s Dwayne Robinson] Bermuda is in a very precarious position in its battle against Covid-19. Our economy is struggling to get its footing and due to the recent surge in cases the CDC has raised our Covid status to level 4. The unfortunate deaths over the Easter weekend, should serve as a wake up call for us that... Read more of this article

Green Family Donate $100K To Vaccine Clinic

Green Family Donate $100K To Vaccine Clinic

The Green family have made a donation of $100,000 to support the Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic. “This donation comes following the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation’s recent appeal for donations to help cover a balance of funds needed to the tune of $222,000. While the fund has received generous donations from... Read more of this article