18 November 2019 : (NATIONAL EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTRE); With the Proclamation of Emergency Article 105 Constitution of the Independence State of Samoa, the Ministry of Health has maximized its coordinated efforts to control the spread and adverse effects of the Measles Epidemic through a compulsory Mass Vaccination Campaign prioritizing certain vulnerable age groups in Upolu and Savaii.
The Ministry of Health urges people in the following prioritized age groups who are at high risk, to be vaccinated:
All children: 6 months – 19 years
Non-pregnant Females only: 20 to 35 years
The Measles Vaccination Program will be available at these health facilities at the designated dates and time slots:
The Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital (TTMH), Immunization Clinic located at the TTMH Emergency
Department, Monday to Friday from 8am – 8pm and Saturdays 8am – 1pm.
Samoa Family Health Association, Opposite the Hospital – Motootua: Monday to Friday from 8am – 8pm
and Saturdays 8am – 1pm.
Wellness and Youth Friendly Service (Old Diabetic Clinic) at Matagialalua, Eleele Fou, from Monday to
Friday at 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Rural District Hospitals: (Leulumoega, Poutasi, Lalomanu) and Community Health Centres (Faleolo,
Lufilufi, Saanapu) from Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 8pm
Mobile Service Unit at the Samoa Red Cross Compound, Tuanaimato from Monday to Friday from 8am –
The Malietoa Tanumafili II Hospital (MTIIH) at Tuasivi. The Immunisation Clinic is located at the MTIIH
emergency department, Monday to Friday from 8am – 8pm and Saturdays 8am – 1pm.
Rural District Hospitals (Sataua, Safotu, Foailalo) and Community Health Centre (Satupaitea), Monday to
Friday from 8am – 8pm
Please direct all enquiries to the National Emergency Operation Center (NEOC) on telephone number
Source : National Emergency Operation Centre
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