COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccines are available at the community wellness centres in Saint Lucia.
According to Deputy Immunisation Manager Bernadette Felix-Regis, the COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccines can be administered simultaneously.
She disclosed that the Ministry of Health had noted increased respiratory infections over the last four weeks.
Felix-Regis also revealed that Saint Lucia continues to record confirmed COVID-19 cases.
As a result, the Ministry of Health has encouraged unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals to take the COVID-19 vaccine at the nearest Wellness Centre.
In addition, Felix-Regis explained the importance of people, especially among the vulnerable population and older people, getting vaccinated against the flu virus.
Her complete statement appears below: