Health October 8, 2021 | 4:51 pm

Vaccination card with two doses will be required to attend public places, companies and educational centers.

After lifting the State of Emergency, the Ministry of Public Health announced that the country continues to be under endemic alert. In this regard, it ordered that the vaccination card with two doses be required of all the population over 12 years of age to attend work centers, public and private educational centers at all levels, and places of public use.

As of October 18, people will have to present their vaccination certificates to enter bars, restaurants, supermarkets, stores, gyms, sports and entertainment centers, workplaces, and schools. The measure also includes urban and interurban public transportation.

Those over 12 years of age who do not have two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as of that date must present a negative PCR test not older than seven days. This provision will cease to apply after 14 days of receiving the completed COVID-19 vaccine.

Public Health authorities may grant special permission for persons who, for medical reasons, are unable to receive the vaccine.

Regarding the requirement of the vaccination card, the Ministry of Public Health warned that the falsification of the document would lead to prosecution and informed that businesses that detect a possible false card must report it to the authorities for investigation purposes.

The Minister of Health, Daniel Rivera, reiterated the call to the people who have not been vaccinated to go to the authorized centers nationwide. Likewise, all officials are instructed to monitor the compliance of the measures taken.

Availability of vaccines and PCR tests is guaranteed.
The Ministry of Health urged local officials and institutions of the National Health System to redouble their efforts to guarantee the availability of vaccination centers and PCR tests for COVID-19 throughout the country because of these new measures.

Likewise, to guarantee the availability of COVID-19 beds, Intensive Care Unit, and ventilators to provide an adequate response to patients affected by the disease.

The Ministries of Public Administration, Education, Higher Education, Tourism, Culture, and Sports should develop and implement their sectorial measures to prevent coronavirus following the general protocols of the Ministry of Public Health.

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October 8, 2021 6:17 pm

We are in a fascist state…

October 9, 2021 8:08 am
Reply to  alfredo

We are in a fascist WORLD… Same here in Europe!

Tobin Benham
October 8, 2021 7:30 pm


Michelle Odaisky
October 8, 2021 7:45 pm

Any idea how to get this card of you are moving to the DR from Canada? We have our vaccines.

October 9, 2021 4:42 am

Stay out. You Canadians have done enough.

October 9, 2021 8:52 am
Reply to  ElNaranjo

ElNaranjo, I am Canadian and respect the new proof of vaccination policy in Dominican Republic. My wife and I both had Covid last year, and are both double vaxxed. I understand your frustration as we are frustrated with people not working together to eradicate the virus. We will follow whatever restrictions are in place, looking forward to returning to DR for the winter.

October 10, 2021 2:28 pm
Reply to  Dave

Sorry to hear you had covid but you developed natural immunity…no need for the vaccine…double vaxxed ? Why?…

October 11, 2021 12:55 am
Reply to  alfredo

Cause they cracker ass crackheads and the fact that they didn’t really comprehend You’ve done enough” wasn’t meant towards a fictitious virus with a vax that has a patent #060606. Crackers are nothing more than sheeple, do what they told by they massas govmnt like good lil indoctrinated slaves

October 17, 2021 7:09 pm
Reply to  alfredo

Why double vaccine when you have natural immunity?

October 11, 2021 11:54 am
Reply to  Dave

Why would you get double vaxxxed if you had it? Your immune system is now shot, because your natural immunity was wasted on attacking your unnatural immunity.

October 15, 2021 2:42 pm
Reply to  Cobraboy

You don’t understand how immunity works.

Denise Sweeney
October 14, 2021 2:24 am
Reply to  Dave

You had covid and still got jabbed?

Stacy Kendall
October 9, 2021 3:54 pm
Reply to  ElNaranjo

Why so much hatred towards Canadiens? What did they ever do to you?

October 13, 2021 11:59 am
Reply to  Stacy Kendall

Because us Dominicans love our freedom. Given our past history under tyranny. Some come here trying to impose the crap they left their country for.

John D.
October 8, 2021 8:06 pm

The dominican people must resist this tyranny, it is time to fight back it’s not about no damn virus…
We the people must start a massive boycott against any businesses that require to show the proof of mark of the beast.

October 9, 2021 1:42 am
Reply to  John D.

Agree. This will highly impact my choice to retire there. I already had Covid, do not need the jab, that we still do not know what the long term effects will be.

In the shadows
October 9, 2021 3:06 pm
Reply to  John D.

This should be a boon to small businesses like colmados. For proof vaccines are ‘not’ working look at highly vaccinated Israel. Smaller population – higher vaccination rate, higher death count and supposedly better health care. We are all going to be exposed to ‘it’ the covid virus in one form or another, get yourself strong and doln’tbe afraid. The ‘jab’ is not only not going to help, it is very likely to be counter productive. To be insisting on it in children with virtually no health statistics as begin at risk is dangerous.

October 8, 2021 8:42 pm

I’ve just moved to Sosúa to escape from the ridiculous restrictions in Europe..

October 9, 2021 4:42 am
Reply to  Laurent

We don’t want you here so you can leave

October 9, 2021 8:31 am
Reply to  ElNaranjo

First negative, nasty comment I’ve experienced in the DR as an expat living in Cabrera for 5 years now. Congratulations, Mari con.

Stacy Kendall
October 9, 2021 3:52 pm
Reply to  ElNaranjo

You should stop using the word “we” in every reply that you write! You should say “I” instead to speak for yourself!

Dorian h
October 8, 2021 9:06 pm

Does that mean tourist aswell? Who tf caries that around. They bout to loose allot of money…

October 9, 2021 2:51 pm
Reply to  Dorian h

And to think, they have given people less than 10 days to get the 2 jabs needed, add on 14 days to be effective. nice plan in deed.

October 21, 2021 10:54 am
Reply to  jerry

Hola. I have had the first vaccine but when I went to get the other on October 5th their told me it ran out until may .so what to do now?????

Bob D
October 10, 2021 5:36 am
Reply to  Dorian h

Resorts are supposedly exempt and can not find any info on tourists.

October 11, 2021 12:51 am
Reply to  Bob D

Keep us informed @Bob D thanks

Jonathan F
October 10, 2021 5:49 pm
Reply to  Dorian h

That won’t matter to me. I don’t want to be in place where they are playing these games.

Paul Tierney
October 11, 2021 9:38 am

Whatever the US does the RD mirrors it.

Al Reid
October 12, 2021 2:13 pm
Reply to  Paul Tierney

The centre of the universe. Shut up.

Martin Luther king
October 11, 2021 6:36 pm

Hell no to your vaccine!!

October 18, 2021 12:32 pm

Does anyone know if this is being enforced?

October 28, 2021 11:08 am

I traveled to the DR to receive the Sinovac as I refuse to put the big pharma junk in my body. Any advice where I can get my vaccination card certified for international use? Also I need it translated to English.
any advise is welcomed.