Cayman's National Vaccination Programme began its official roll-out on Thursday, 8th January 2021. As of 29th January 2022, 83.6% of Cayman's population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 81% have received both and 29% have received the booster.
We detail how and where it is being administered, as well as updated travel protocols below.
The latest vaccination schedule can be found here. Anyone currently in the Cayman Islands (resident or otherwise) aged 12 and above can come forward to receive their vaccination.
receiving their second dose are reminded that the date noted on the
vaccination card for the second dose is the earliest date from which you can receive the vaccine. Everyone receiving the vaccination must present some form of photo identification. Employer letters or proof of identification to demonstrate you are ordinarily a resident of the Cayman Islands are no longer required.
The Priority-Grouping System
The Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine requires two doses, administered three weeks apart, to be most effective. Inoculations have been administered to the Cayman community based on a
priority-grouping system, as detailed below, presently, anyone from the general public, aged 12 and above, can come forward for their vaccination and Pfizer-BioNtech boosters are now available for healthcare workers, those aged 50 and above and the clinically extremely vulnerable (see criteria here)*. There will be regular
public announcements to update the community on the progress of the
programme - as well as when the subsequent groups can come forward for
As of January 29th 2022 medically vulnerable children aged 5 to 11 can now come forward for a Covid vaccine. The pediatric-sized vaccine dose is administered by specially trained Public Health Nurses with extensive experience in immunizations of children. Parents and guardians must accompany their children for the vaccine and they must bring along their child's immunisation record, a letter from their GP stating why the child should be immunised, and a copy of the child's ID.For answers to FAQs, please click here.