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Government of Sint Maarten Congratulates Curaçao on 2021 General Elections

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, the Council of Ministers hereby take this opportunity to congratulate the Movement for the Future of Curaçao (MFK), party, and particularly its leader Gilmar ‘Pik’ Pisas - with his overwhelming support from the population and winning the election held in Curacao on Friday, March 19, 2021, with nine (9) out of 21 seats.

The people of Curaçao have clearly spoken, and congratulations are also extended to the PAR, PNP, MAN, KEM and TPK parties winning seats to represent the people of Curaçao.

The Government of Sint Maarten wishes Curaçao all the best with its administrative transition and looks forward to continued collaboration as we face similar challenges during these very challenging times for our countries in the best interest of our sovereign countries as part of the Dutch Kingdom.

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Government receives Council of State Advice on Kingdom Consensus Law Today

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - On Thursday, March 18, 2021, a four-country meeting was held with the Prime Ministers of St. Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba and State Secretary Knops. The Caribbean countries were informed that the advice on the Kingdom Consensus Law from the Council of State was issued and shared with the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) last week. As such, it was forwarded to the three Caribbean countries via the cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary today, Friday, March 19, 2021.

The advice cannot be debated or shared publicly per law until it is handled in the Kingdom Council of Ministers (RMR) meeting and sent to the Second Chamber of the Parliament of the Netherlands and the Parliaments of St. Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba. The Council of Advice of St. Maarten was also requested to render their feedback and once this trajectory has been completed the Parliament of St. Maarten can then debate the Kingdom Consensus Law.

During the meeting, the way forward was discussed and each country agreed to appoint a technical team to assist in addressing the concerns of the Council of State and collaborate on the further report to be submitted to the Kingdom Council of Ministers.

Furthermore, a letter requesting a confirmation of our commitment was received from State Secretary Knops on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. A response was sent on Wednesday, March 17, with a clear affirmation. The letter and response has since been shared with Parliament. The Government of St. Maarten is committed to carry out the established agreements on the country package for St. Maarten to receive further liquidity support. The Council of Ministers has approved the completed implementation plan on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. This is two weeks in advance of the scheduled April 1st deadline. The implementation plan will be carried out within the next three months and the next implementation plan will be prepared and finalized by July.

The Government of St. Maarten received broad support from 13 of the 14 Members of Parliament present to enter into agreements with the Netherlands to receive the third tranche of liquidity support. The country package agreements were signed between Government of St. Maarten and State Secretary Knops on December 22, 2020, and included an agreement to follow the trajectory of the Caribbean Development and Reform Entity (COHO) as long as it does not infringe on local, kingdom and international laws.

Today again, during the continuation of the Central Committee meeting of Parliament on the Country Package for St. Maarten, the majority of the Members of Parliament affirmed their support to the Government of St. Maarten to continue with the trajectory as was agreed back in December 2020.

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Saba receives second batch, vaccination starts Monday

SABA (THE BOTTOM) —Saba received the second batch of the Moderna vaccines on Friday, March 19. The second round of vaccinations will start this Monday, March 22.

“We are proud of the large number of people who came out during the first round to take their vaccination, and we are encouraging everyone to come for the second vaccination against COVID-19. It is very important to come for the second vaccination to get the maximum level of protection. This will also help to protect the youth and others who are not vaccinated,” said Head of the Public Health Department Dr. Koen Hulshof.

In the first round, 1,330 persons got vaccinated. This is more than 85 percent of the adult population, which is a very high percentage. Health authorities hope to reach the 90 percent after the second round. Saba received 1,400 vaccines from the Netherlands; together with vaccines left after the first round this is enough to give persons their second vaccination and to also vaccinate those persons who now want to start.

The vaccines were transported by the Royal Dutch Airlines KLM to St. Maarten, from where they were taken to Saba on the medivac helicopter. Vaccination will take place for a full week, from March 22-29, again at the Eugenius Johnson Center in the Windwardside.

People can come to take their second vaccination on the same day and the same time as the first round of appointments. People need to bring their ID and vaccination card. Persons who got vaccinated at The Home on Wednesday last month in the first round are asked to come on Wednesday, March 24 to the same location from 10:00am-1:00pm for their second vaccination.

Persons who were vaccinated on Saturday in the first round are asked to come to the Eugenius Johnson Center on Monday, March 29 for their second vaccination. People who missed their first vaccination and would still like to be vaccinated can pass by on Monday, March 29, from 2:00-6:00pm. In April, during the catch-up, these persons will be able to get their second vaccination. The free bus service to and from the vaccination location will again be available.

Instead of three vaccination stations, there will be two permanently manned stations at the Eugenius Johnson Center, with a third station on stand-by when it gets busy. The same crew as last time will be working at the location. “We will be providing the same great, friendly service that people experienced during the first round,” said nurse Lisette Riley, Manager Patient Care at Saba Health Care. The vaccination program is a joint effort of the Public Health Department and Saba Health Care.

After the second vaccination more people are expected to have the regular side-effects. The side-effects will not necessarily be worse per individual, just a bigger group will likely experience them. The side-effects, just like the ordinary flu vaccination, can include muscle pain, headache, a sore arm, feeling tired and possibly even a fever for 1 or 2 days.

Having as many people as possible vaccinated contributes to a safer island and creates the prospective of return to some normalcy.

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The country’s current tax system is a concern to MP Buncamper

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – Member of Parliament (MP) Claudius Buncamper, faction leader of the United St. Maarten (US) Party in parliament, has expressed concerns with the country’s current tax system and the performance of the tax inspectorate, the MP said in a press statement on Thursday.

MP Buncamper’s first outcry came in defense of the senior citizens, who’s income, their pension, from which taxes are levied. The MP intends to prepare the necessary draft amendments to the income taxes tax legislations to exempt taxing pension income or income based on previous employment. 

The legislations requires much research, and as such will take some time to be drafted.

Another concern of the MP is the fact that the inspectorate continues to go after the same group of persons who declare their income, particularly the elderly with a meager pension income.

Taxes are collected from taxpayers who declare their income and, unfortunately, the tax office is not pursuing the collection of taxes from those who do not declare their income. This information was provided to the finance committee of Parliament by the minister of finance.

Taxpayers or potential taxpayers, who derive an income from renting their property, be it through AirBnB or any other platform, go undetected and untaxed. The law provides the tools to collect, but the inspectorate of taxes must take the initiative. It does not seem like an impossible task. If persons interested in renting a room or villa can do so via the internet, get the address, and physically find the property and occupy it, I imagine the tax inspectorate can find it too. 

It is unreasonable to have the registered taxpayers carry the tax burden and be pressured, particularly during these trying times. Currently, there is a dedicated Tax Inspector working on the AirBnB agreement, so states the minister of Finance in his response to my questions in Parliament, but will we see any progress even after an agreement is reached? 

This is one of the reasons the Tax Reform must go hand in hand with the restructuring of the organization.

As many businesses and taxpayers were unable to fulfil their tax obligations during the lockdown in 2020, a postponement of tax obligations was granted for a few months.

The taxes owed during that period are still due for payment. The possibilities to obtain a deferral of payments of taxes owed are laid down in the “invorderingsverordering” (recovery regulations). The MP has asked the minister to prepare a amendment to the legislation to allow the Inspectorate of Taxes to grant more lenience to the taxpayer then is presently allowed by law.

However, collection efforts have been stepped up by the Ministry of VROMI, particularly in collecting outstanding “Erfpacht canon” (leasehold canon) and building permit requests.

The sharing of personal information by the Tax Inspectorate is another one of MP Buncamper’s concerns. Although the Tax Administration is not legally allowed to share information with other entities, such as the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and SZV, these entities are obligated by law to provide the required information to the tax office. This is to safeguard data security and secrecy of the taxpayers’ information. In essence important, but how do we ensure synchronization of data to improve efficiency and effectively? Here too we need to consider amendments to the tax legislation. 

We have been informed that the tax office is currently severely understaffed by about 60 persons. This seems like a reasonable explanation for the need to employ more people in government, but will we find these people, are they applying to the vacancies, are we offering sufficiently competitive salaries to attract the required qualified people, these are the questions that this situation raises. The MP passionately believes we have many qualified locals here and abroad and we need to bring our own home to fill these vacancies.

Proper checks and balances are necessary, not just by SOAB, but by having the positions within the organization filled which safeguard those checks and balances throughout the process. 

So tax reform is important to increase the tax compliance which should lead to more revenue, but improvements to the operation of the tax organization and collection policies which focus  beyond the regular “easy target” taxpayers, will make a difference now. 

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Prime Minister Jacobs receives second dose

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs received her second dose of the Pfizer vaccine on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, at the White and Yellow Cross Care Foundation (WYCCF). This is a follow-up after having received her first dose of the vaccine three weeks ago at the same facility due to her close relation to two of their clients.

Prime Minister Jacobs stated, “Today, I got my second dose together with my elderly uncle; My father also received his second dose on Monday among many others. I'm happy to have had this opportunity to endorse the vaccine, not solely by mouth but in my actions - leading by example. I encourage all others, especially the elderly and other vulnerable persons, to register as soon as possible so that the most vulnerable remain safe when we are around them. The Vaccine Management Team (VMT) has confirmed that the second batch of Pfizer vaccines is scheduled to arrive on the island within one week so there should be no fear that we will run out. There are many who have already registered. You are asked to be patient and wait for that call or email informing you of your appointment."

Registration is open to all persons 18 and older. The Government of St. Maarten encourages all residents to register online for the COVID-19 vaccine by visiting the Government of St. Maarten’s website: www.sintmaartengov.org/coronavirus. Hard copies of the registration form are available at Collective Prevention Services, various doctors’ offices, Government Administration Building (Labor Affairs), the Public Service Center in Simpson Bay, and select pharmacies.

For assistance with the registration process, your appointment, or more information about the vaccination campaign, you can also call CPS at 914 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

"Together we can - Let's all do our part and get vaccinated so that we can protect ourselves and our loved ones," concluded Prime Minister Jacobs.

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Port Endorses Campaigns to Register for the COVID-19 Vaccine. The Vaccine is the Bridge to Economic Recovery

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten Management endorses the various campaigns of government and non-government sectors calling on the populace to register for the COVID-19 vaccine.

The rollout of the vaccine around the world signals an end to the pandemic, and the same can be said for St. Maarten. The economic rebound is being echoed by a collective approach, rebuilding economies in an effective manner, and becoming more resilient to meet the challenges of the future.

Port Management: “The vaccine is the bridge to economic recovery. It is seen by many economists, business leaders and entrepreneurs as a condition leading to the return of pre-pandemic normalcy. The cruise industry is no exception to the latter as some lines are already committing to vaccine only cruises.

“It is expected especially in the initial stages that this vaccine only grouping strategies will be extended to the destination experiences through the creation of sterile bubbles.”

“Destination St. Maarten has to be ready for the resumption of the cruise business. Therefore, it is essential that the majority of the populace is vaccinated. This will send a strong signal to the tourism and travel trade including the cruise industry that destination St. Maarten is a safe destination to visit.

“Research to date based on the available information coming out of various countries, shows that vaccines are effective in preventing the contraction of COVID-19 as well as preventing hospitalization.”

To register for the vaccine, you can do so via the online registration form which is available in English, Spanish and Creole at the following link: https://forms.sintmaartengov.org/form.aspx?v=OGtn05kNmb

For paper-based registration, the “COVID Vaccine Registration Form” can be picked up at several locations, including the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) at the Vineyard Office Park Building, the Division of Labor Affairs at the Simpson Bay Public Service Center in Simpson Bay, Doctors’ offices, the Government Administration Building, and select pharmacies.

Both Cole Bay & Dutch Quarter Community Helpdesks are currently equipped to provide information and can assist persons with registration at either location.

Up to March 15, the Vaccine Management Team reported that more than 8500 persons had registered.

“The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has also publicly stated that a faster global economic recovery was feasible since the rollout of the vaccines. We therefore endorse the campaigns of the Collective Prevention Service, White & Yellow Cross Care Foundation, the St. Maarten Medical Center and the Vaccine Management Team with respect to registering to get your vaccine as we reach the beginning of the end of the pandemic and the disruption to our normal lives and economic activity comes to an end,” Port St. Maarten Management said on Tuesday.

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March 12 marks one-year since last commercial cruise call

PORT ST. MAARTEN – The Caribbean region as the largest cruise destination of the industry is still waiting for the resumption of cruise, and this would also include Port St. Maarten as one of the primary ports of call in the north eastern Caribbean.

Friday, March 12 marks one-year since the last commercial cruise call to Port St. Maarten due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“No one initially thought that the cruise business would have been interrupted beyond a year.  We have taken the time during the pandemic to further strengthen our internal compliance protocols and procedures and business resumption planning, thereby becoming more resilient, and proactive while remaining connected with our local and international stakeholders as we look forward to rebounding stronger when the resumption of cruise tourism sets sail,” Port St. Maarten Management said on Thursday.

Port Management: “The Port is very thankful to the staff for their contributions and commitment through the pandemic.  This has been a difficult period for everyone, and staff well-being were our number one priority. Last September a number of staff took part in a mental health workshop titled, ‘Surviving the Pandemic.’  The program provided tools to assist staff to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic challenges.”

The general consensus is that things are looking positive especially coming out of the United States, where the pace of COVID-19 vaccine inoculations are on the increase and the infection curve has been dropping leading to less hospitalizations and deaths.

The cruise industry continues to await guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one of the major operating components of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services protecting Americans from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic.

The cruise industry is currently waiting on the technical details that would allow for the first conditional sail order and trial sailings to begin.

Discussions within the United States Government have been taking place on a broader level that encompasses travel in general – plane and cruise.

In the meantime, Port St. Maarten attended on March 3 a meeting with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) under the banner of, “Americas Cruise Tourism Task Force.” The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) was also a key partner that attended the virtual sessions.

The Caribbean remains the number one cruise region which will be critical to cruising’s recovery as it is the largest cruise line deployment region out of the global market, capturing 32 per cent of the cruise business.

American market consumer research reveals that as it relates to cruise, are the most optimistic about the future since the beginning of the pandemic, and believe that the worst is behind us, and are looking forward to traveling.   

Destinations within the region including Sint Maarten, are wondering how the restart of cruises will look like.  Port St. Maarten has been paying very close attention to trends and developments in order to be ready for the restart of cruising. The port will be launching a cruise return campaign sharing key business intelligence with its stakeholders.

Some cruise brands have announced ‘vaccine-only’ cruises, as an example.

There has also been mention of a cruise bubble within the region, maintaining current COVID-19 health preventative protocols and testing to the gradual reopening of destinations and post-vaccine plans.

Due to the pandemic, the cruise industry has approximately 60 ships in the region with around 6,000 crew onboard.  Port St. Maarten during the past 12-months has been providing a number of services to the cruise vessels that have made port calls for food and fuel provisioning as well as assisting with the crew transfers (in and out) to other countries via the Princess Juliana International Airport regularly.

The aforementioned provisioning services have benefited the island economically within the past 12-months as we continue to look at alternative avenues to generate revenues from commercial and non-commercial sectors.   

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PFP: Petition Is Poor Start to Decolonization Discussion

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – PFP Members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson once again reiterated their faction’s distance from the 5 November 2020 motion of Parliament relating to the “decolonization process,” after Parliament received a copy of a petition submitted by the Choharis Law Group to the United Nations’ Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner’s Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism and the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.

The petition, totaling 37 pages with appendices, was sent to Parliament thirty minutes before the start of a closed-door meeting of the Committee for Constitutional Affairs & Decolonization, a fact the PFP says gives the impression that the meeting itself was called as a formality to share a document that had already been shared externally. The closed-door nature, they lament, seems to have been to prevent the deconstruction of the petition from occurring in front of the very people the proponents of the motion and the law firm claim to represent. PFP remarks that the document itself, while written by a supposed international law firm, uses very little legal arguments to make its case that St. Maarten is being racially discriminated against. There are also several blatant lies within the document, the most obvious of which is on page three.

“The document states that St. Maarten was forced to enter into agreement for the CFT,” PFP says, “but it has been acknowledged and admitted, both in the press and on the floor of Parliament, that the architects of our country status agreed to the creation of the CFT. It was to our understanding that anything related to this committee and its processes would be based on facts, and not emotional fiction.”

The petition oddly makes mention of Curacao and Aruba, who were famously part of the original proposal received by Parliament. This proposal was briefly discussed on the floor of Parliament and several questions were posed by Gumbs to the Prime Minister on the matter. The original proposal included a ‘golden’ discount of 91% of their fee in the event all three islands signed on, however, there has been no confirmation received if Curacao and Aruba have committed. Further to that, the faction is concerned from a geopolitical perspective how such actions may heighten tensions between Sint Maarten and the Netherlands. The concern is that this will affect the ongoing discussions around liquidity support.

“Have the self-styled 12 disciples, in taking on the role of Government, considered a contingency to provide for the 4,000 households still receiving food packages? Do we realize that the money funding both the public sector and the SSRP, is Dutch aid money?” the faction asked. “The money that’s allowing us to take care of our most basic needs from water and light to food on the table and roofs over our heads is all aid money. Are the recipients of this aid the same persons that the petition identifies as the victims of racial oppression? Oppression is very present but more from the persons who have failed to create the necessary safety nets that have put us in such a precarious and desperate position. The creation of a poverty line, a cornerstone of PFP’s manifesto, is an autonomous responsibility, along with minimum wage, social welfare and many of the topics addressed in the petition.”

PFP also questioned the role of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs in this current situation, as she is officially the representative of the country on the international stage.

“Some may say that as per article 44 of the Constitution of St. Maarten,” PFP states, “that Parliament represents the people of St. Maarten and that this petition ‘fulfills’ that representation. But that is a very cute use of word play and semantics. Because if you read the official Explanatory Memorandum on this article of our Constitution, it specifically states that Parliament does not act on behalf of the people of Sint Maarten in the way that a representative acts on behalf of the party it represents. Parliament solely represents the people of St. Maarten towards the Government of St. Maarten and within the boundaries of the Constitution of St. Maarten. Outside of these 16 square miles, the country of St. Maarten is represented by the Government of St. Maarten, headed by the Prime Minister. We see her presence nowhere in this petition.”

The most insidious part of the engagement of this firm, the tone and content of the petition and the complete lack of transparency regarding ‘the process’ is that in all of it, the people of St. Maarten remain in the dark.

“This motion of 5 November 2021 is being used as carte blanche for saying and sending whatever fits the agenda of its proponents,” PFP concluded. “As a faction, we were against the contents of the motion from the very beginning. For a Parliament, in a parliamentary democracy, to believe it can contract legal representation for both Parliament and Government is ludicrous. At every step of the way, the people have been excluded from the process. From Pro Soualiga Foundation to the Choharis Law Group, we have organizations speaking on behalf of the people because twelve members of Parliament decided they should. Sometimes it seems that some of the twelve do not care about the actual will of the people, going so far as to say that the people do not have to be consulted during this process. This faction does not believe in that and want to make that clear, once again, to the people.”

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VMT corrects Social Media message about open walk-ins at vaccination locations

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY, (DCOMM) – On Tuesday, March 9th, the Vaccine Management Team (VMT) took notice of a message circulating on social media, stating that both the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) and the Belair Community Center provide the COVID-19 vaccine to anyone who wants it. This message is not correct and does not originate from the VMT, CPS, or the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA).

The VMT wants to remind everyone that it will update the public about the vaccination rollout campaign via official channels, and therefore please be cautious and check the source before you forward information to others.

The rollout plan is based on priority risk groups, so that people for whom the COVID-19 virus creates the highest health risk, will be prioritized and vaccinated first. At this current stage of the vaccine rollout plan, the first three priority risk groups are being vaccinated.

These are cluster 1, healthcare workers with direct client contact with persons; Cluster 2, 60 years or older, and Cluster 3, persons aged 18-59 with the following underlying health conditions: diabetes, lung diseases such as asthma, COPD, lung cancer, heart conditions such as angina, rhythm problems or a history of a heart attack, kidney problems, disorders that affect your immune system, being morbidly overweight (a Body Mass Index of over 40) or having a neurological disorder (such as Parkinson’s or ALS) with breathing difficulties.

Only persons who fall inside these priority risk groups will receive an invitation after they have registered. Persons who fall outside of the priority risk groups mentioned above can still register but will only be invited for their appointment once it is their turn.

Persons who walk in without an appointment can register on the spot, with the assistance of the vaccination administrative staff. Once registered, they can receive a vaccine only if the daily supply allows it, however, this person will have to show a St. Maarten ID or driver's license, and be able to provide undisputed proof that they belong to the eligible priority risk groups that are now being vaccinated.

To make the process run smoothly, the VMT strongly encourages people to register for the vaccine, instead of walking in without an appointment. There is no guarantee that there will be a vaccine available for you, so the trip might be in vain. Secondly, having too many walk-ins makes the daily planning and defrosting of the vaccines very complicated which can lead to spillage. Lastly, the supply from the Netherlands is linked to the number of registrations, so if people do not register and that number stays low, the next batch might not arrive according to the schedule.

Registration can be done via the online registration form which is available in Spanish and Creole and can be found via this link: https://forms.sintmaartengov.org/form.aspx?v=OGtn05kNmb.

Both Cole Bay & Dutch Quarter Community Helpdesks are currently equipped to provide information and help with registration for the vaccine. Do not forget to check the opening hours and bring a form of identification. Lastly, the paper-based “COVID Vaccine Registration Form” can be picked up at several locations, including Collective Prevention Services (CPS) at the Vineyard Office Park Building, the Division of Labor Affairs at the Simpson Bay Public Service Center in Simpson Bay, Doctors’ offices, the Government Administration Building, and select pharmacies.

If you have a friend, parent, neighbor, or relative that may need assistance with registration, transportation, or emotional support, please do your part. If you need help with the registration process, your appointment, or wish for more information about the vaccination campaign, you can also call CPS at 914 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sint Maarten, protected together.

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CPS administering COVID-19 vaccines to seniors, persons with underlying conditions to avoid spillage

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY, (DCOMM) – Due to the fact that an unexpected number of people did not show up for their appointment, and the number of persons 60 years and older that registered for the vaccine is growing slower than expected, more vials with the Covid-19 vaccine were defrosted at the start of this week than can be used for eligible seniors who have registered.

If these vaccines do not get administered this week, they will have to be thrown away as each vial can only be kept for 120 hours after being defrosted. Given the extreme scarcity worldwide, and the value of these vaccines, and their high demand for the vaccine in other priority groups on our island, spillage is to be prevented at all costs.

Therefore, the Vaccination Management Team (VMT) decided to offer these vaccines to seniors and those with underlying health conditions of organizations who, due to their job, are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 due to frequent interpersonal contact.

The selected organizations are the Sint Maarten Police Force, Ambulance and Fire Departments, Funeral homes, Customs Office, and the Inspectorate of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (VSA).

Employees of these organizations have more than regular contact with multiple different groups and communities and are therefore at a higher risk of contracting and spreading the COVID-19 virus.

To avoid situations like this, the Collective Prevention Service (CPS) would like to once more encourage everyone to register for the vaccine, even if it is not yet their turn. This is even more important for those who are 60+, because this is the first priority group that is currently being vaccinated and for which the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is intended. If more people register, the planning of the appointments will become easier and spillage can be prevented.

The VMT would like to encourage everyone to provide a helping hand to those who need help in the registration and vaccination process. If you have a friend, parent, neighbour, or relative that might be struggling, please offer to help with registering, transportation, comfort, or providing information.

Because only together we can reach our goal! St. Maarten - Protected Together

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