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DEPT. OF HEALTH

 Stand Down Training Day participants
Health Department employees yesterday morning at the DYWA building in Tafuna attending Stand Down Training Day, except for DoH workers at Seaport, Airport and Command Post. The DoH Clinics including COVID-19 vaccination sites were closed yesterday. COVID-19 vaccination sites — Tafuna Community...
COVID-19 TASK FORCE MEMBERS AT FONO
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In it’s latest health advisory, the Health Department confirmed that the second drive-thru for COVID-19 vaccinations is this Saturday, Apr. 10th at the parking lot of the Pago Pago International Airport. All those who received their first dose during the first drive-thru...
Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is happy to welcome a health care grant of over $1.1 million for the American Samoa Department of Health, dedicated to the immunization and vaccines effort for children. This grant of $1,107,823 is discretionary funding from the U.S Department of...
The Veterinary Clinic of American Samoa with child and dog standing in front
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As of Tuesday this week, the Veterinary Clinic has been transferred from the Agriculture Department to the Health Department, according to Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga’s memorandum dated Mar. 16th. “Effective immediately,” the governor said the clinic,...
Vaccine notice posted at Health Dept. Facebook page
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  The Health Department is taking its COVID-19 vaccination effort to the community, with three days of vaccination at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium. DoH will also conduct a drive-thru vaccination in the upcoming weekend at the airport. DoH issued a statement last Friday...
Med staff administering a covid-19 vaccination
This recent Health Dept photo shows medical staff administering the COVID-19 vaccine. In the latest announcement yesterday, DoH said, “Only second doses of COVID- 19 vaccine” will be available today, Friday, Feb. 19th, at the Tafuna Community Health Center, but not the first dose. DoH says there is...
Covid-19 vaccine bottles
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Health Department announced yesterday afternoon that Tafuna Community Health Center would not open today, Saturday, Jan. 30th for COVID-19 vaccination. DoH said it maxed out COVID-19 first doses for the month of January, as of Friday, Jan. 29th, and “are awaiting the...
Motusa Tuileama Nua shakes hands with a senator
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Health Department’s acting director Motusa Tuileama Nua told senators yesterday that the first repatriation flight bringing more than 100 residents has been moved to Feb. 1st, from the original date of Jan. 29th. Motusa made the revelation when he appeared yesterday...
Health director Motusa Tuileama Nua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The government has a new COVID-19 Task Force and a new chairman — Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale, who is also the Governor’s Authorized Representative (GAR) for disaster issues dealing with the federal government. This is according to Health director, Motusa...
The three steps to gett vaccinated
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This tall banner at the Health Department’s Tafuna Family Health Center tells those who show up to get their COVID-19 vaccine of steps they need to follow — and the first step is registration. According to DoH, vaccinations for the New Year 2021, started on Tuesday this...

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