PHILIPSBURG: The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department in the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), would like to inform the general public, that the CPS COVID-19 Clinic is now offering a second booster/fourth dose for high-risk populations within the community.
The aforementioned is based on the recent approval by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of a second booster. As per guidelines from the Netherlands, anyone age 60-years and older, is now eligible for a second booster/fourth dose, if it has been three months since their last vaccine.
If a person happens to get COVID, they can take their fourth dose three months after a positive COVID test.
The first booster/third dose is still available to all 12-years and older, after three months from their last vaccine.
The CPS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is located at the Vineyard Building Office Complex for COVID-19 vaccinations.
The opening hours are Mondays 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM; Wednesdays 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM; Paediatric COVID-19 Vaccination is Wednesdays by appointment from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM; Fridays 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
For vaccination related questions, registration queries persons can go to services.sintmaartengov.org; or email/call (914), email@example.com; or call the paediatric hotline cell: (721) 526-1644.
The CPS COVID-19 Helpline (914) is operational Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM and on Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
CPS would like to reiterate that everyone is urged to come and get their COVID-19 vaccine. Walk-ins are welcome for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th doses of the vaccine.
You must bring with you your vaccination card and a form of Identification (ID).