VMT announces 16, 17-Year-Olds and Pregnant Women are now Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine. | SMN NEWS

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):— The Vaccine Management Team (VMT) decided on Monday, May 10th, that based on the most recent guidelines, the following categories are now also eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine: Pregnant women, 16 and 17 years old with specific underlying health conditions proven by a letter from their pediatrician or General Practitioner (GP), or who can prove that vaccination is a requirement to enter tertiary education in the study year 2021-2022.
The Pfizer vaccine was approved for persons 16 years and older before the vaccination rollout started on Sint Maarten. However, priority was given to the elderly as they ...

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