LIBERIA: U.S. Embassy Near Monrovia Releases Health Alert

The United States Embassy near the Liberian Capital, Monrovia has issued ‘Health Alert’ via its website, noting that the Ministry of Health reports COVID-19 vaccines are available at the following locations: SOS Medical Clinic, St. Joseph Catholic Hospital, ELWA Hospital, JFK Hospital, Redemption Hospital, JDJ Hospital, 14 Military Hospital, and a mobile unit. Monitor local news and the Ministry of Health website for updates and information on the mobile unit location, or contact the clinic or hospital directly for more details.

The AstraZeneca first dose will be provided to people who are over 18 years of age. Enough vaccines will be reserved to ensure those who receive their first dose are able to get a second dose eight weeks after the first dose.

Actions to take:

  • For information on the AstraZeneca Vaccine, World Health Organization guidance can be found at this link
  • Monitor the Ministry of Health website for host country vaccination plans, as well as the Embassy’s COVID-19 webpage for other updates
  • Visit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website to learn which vaccines are approved for Emergency Use in the United States
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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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