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News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness

COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Periods

31 January 2022

As of 25 January 2022, Western Cape Government Health has reinstated its previous policy regarding COVID-19 contact tracing, quarantine, testing and isolation. This follows after the amended National Policy issued in December 2021 was officially... Read More

Vaxi trokkie brings vaccine to communities

26 January 2022

The Vaxi Trokkie (vaccination truck) has officially hit the road in the Northern and Tygerberg communities from last week, as part of the Vaxi Taxi mobile vaccination service. Read More

Increase in fake job advertisements

26 January 2022

The Western Cape Government Health has been made aware of an increase in fake job advertisements being circulated online, especially on social media. Read More

Vaccinations are picking up again, let’s continue our protection against Covid

14 January 2022

Vaccinations are picking up again, let’s continue to increase our protection and not take COVID-19 back to work or school.    Read More

No need to wait for a booster SMS, get your COVID-19 booster vaccine today

12 January 2022

As we are coming off the peak of the fourth wave, let’s be proactive and ensure we get as much protection as possible during this period. Vaccination remains our best defense against COVID-19 and continues to be available to all persons 12 years and... Read More

Simple things to do to get out of the 4th wave

10 January 2022

We all want to get back to life as we know it and we now have the best chance of getting there. Our province has passed the peak of the fourth wave, but we are not out of it just yet.   Read More

Department committed to vaccine targets through its continued vaccination drive

7 January 2022

As we get back into the swing of vaccination after the Festive Season, we once again appeal to all eligible persons to get vaccinated or take up their booster dose. These vaccinations have proven to be effective in protecting you from becoming... Read More

Paramedics respond to 5 348 incidents during new year’s weekend

3 January 2022

It has been a busy December and end-of-year weekend for the Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as they work tirelessly to provide essential first responder assistance, transport clients to healthcare facilities, and... Read More

175 bundles of joy welcomed at public health facilities on New Year’s Day

2 January 2022

The Western Cape Government Health is pleased to announce the birth of 175 babies* born on 1 January 2022 in the Western Cape at public health facilities. Of the babies born on New Year's Day, 93 were boys, while 82 girls were born.    Read More