Saturday, May 25, 2024

Lions Den

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine available in San Pedro; Pfizer available for pregnant women

Islanders getting their vaccine against COVID-19 can now request the Johnson & Johnson dose at the vaccination center at the Lions Den on Barrier Reef Drive. Pregnant women are now eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine at the island’s vaccination center as well.

US Healthcare Professionals Volunteer at SP COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

While on holiday with their families on Ambergris Caye, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Negar Saidi-Johnson and Cardiologist Dr. Jorge Alvarez, both who work at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, USA, generously donated their time to volunteer at the MOHW COVID-19 vaccination clinic in San Pedro.

San Pedro answering the call to get vaxed; tourism sector leading by example

With the news that a variant of COVID-19 is in the country and infections are on the rise, the Government of Belize (GOB) launched a vaccine campaign urging as many Belizeans as possible to get the jab. In San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye islanders have answered the call, and several business establishments are informing the public that their staff is vaccinated.

BCVI conducts first eye exams on the island since the pandemic

After months without the monthly eye clinic at the Lions Den, a complimentary service offered by the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI), the clinic resumed on Wednesday, May 5th. The free eye exams provided on a first-come basis take place every first Wednesday of the month.

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust presents insights on conservation needs for Belize’s fishing flats industry

The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust (BTT) organization held an informative presentation for fly fishing guides and interested islanders at the Lions Den in San Pedro Town on Monday, September 30th. The organization presented recent findings on the evaluation of fishing flats in Belize and Mexico, conservation needs in Ambergris Caye and the importance of a sustainable approach to the management of these valuable coastal assets.

2019 Ambergris Caye Camp Starfish ends with a colorful parade

The 2019 Ambergris Caye Camp Starfish ended with a joyful parade through the main streets of San Pedro Town on Saturday, July 13th.

2019 Ambergris Caye’s Camp Starfish brings joy to special island children

Under the yearly theme: “We are more alike than different,” the free one-week camp not only focuses on children with learning and physical disabilities but also provides them with an outlet to explore their creative abilities.

Ambergris Caye Camp Starfish 2019 is coming up, sign up to volunteer

As summer approaches, there are several summer camps taking place across the island, among them is the highly anticipated, extra-special Ambergris Caye Camp Starfish! This year’s Ambergris Caye Camp Starfish 2019 takes place from Monday, July 8th to Saturday, July 13th at the Lions Den in San Pedro Town.