Second “Blitz” vaccinates over 1,000 Jamaican elders

Petchary's Blog

The Ministry of Health and Wellness really seem to love the word “blitz.” It sounds somewhat warlike to me, but I guess the idea is to really reach some numbers in terms of vaccination.

There have been two “blitzes” so far at the National Arena in Kingston. Reports from the vaccinees (I am not sure if that is actually a word, though) showed they were happy with the way things went – smooth, professionally done and well organized. Congratulations to the hard-working Ministry staff. As someone said: “Give them a raise in pay!” I would add, “Immediately, please!”

So, next week blitzes will cover the island. No parish will be spared. Tune in to the media and the Ministry for further updates. If you are 75 years or older – or have a friend or relative in that age group – do go and get vaccinated! The first dose alone…

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