06 December 2021 - Confirmation of northbound travel arrangements into the UK
Following recent international media reports, the Falkland Islands Government can confirm that, despite the heightened Covid-19 response measures being introduced in the UK, travellers heading northbound from the Falkland Islands will NOT be required to undertake a PCR test prior to departure.
03 December 2021 - Cold and flu like reminder
People will be aware that there is an unpleasant cold spreading quickly through Stanley. To date, all swabs taken from symptomatic people have returned negative results for COVID.
22 November 2021 - Don’t forget to book your Covid-19 swab prior to travel to another country
The KEMH would like to remind the public that if you require a Covid-19 swab to be undertaken prior to travel you must inform the KEMH 10 days before travel.
18 November 2021 - Arrival of first expedition vessels into the Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands will see the arrival of its first expedition vessel as part of a scaled down summer tourist season on Thursday 25 November 2021.
12 November 2021 - KEMH Covid-19 travelling vaccination booster programme – West Falkland and Outer Islands
KEMH is pleased to confirm the schedule for the next phase of its travelling vaccination programme for West Falkland and the Outer Islands.
27 October 2021 - Next phase of the KEMH vaccination programme
KEMH is pleased to inform the public of the next stage in the Covid-19 vaccination programme. A third primary dose, this time of the Moderna vaccine, is being offered to people most at risk, such as those who have had organ transplants or who are on certain types of high dose immunosuppressant drugs.
27 September 2021 - TRIP2 tourism recovery incentive scheme to launch on 1 October 2021
Following the success of the initial Tourism Recovery Incentive Programme – or ‘TRIP’ – which was designed to support tourism-related businesses and stimulate economic growth across the Islands during 2020/21, the government is pleased to announce that the scheme will run again this year.