Government
 

In an effort to reduce the number of deaths and cases of vaccine-preventable diseases, the Ministry of Health offers immunisation for all adults in The Bahamas.  Through immunization, the ministry attempts to protect:

  • all adults from hepatitis B
  • persons travelling to foreign countries from yellow fever
  • pregnant women and newborns from diphtheria / tetanus (DT), and influenza
  • post-natal women against measles, mumps and rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in the newborn

In addition to these, please note that vaccinations required to travel to high-risk countries are also available.

Below is the recommended immunization schedule.

VACCINE

INTERVAL

Tetanus / Diphtheria

Once every 10 years, following the Booster

Mumps / Measles / Rubella (MMR)

2 doses every 10 years (not during pregnancy

Hepatitis B

3 doses every 10 years

Yellow Fever

Once every 10 years

 


Eligibility 

Any resident of The Bahamas is entitled to immunisation.

Process 
  1. Contact any public health facility and speak with the Nurse-in-Charge for any required immunisation information.
  2. Visit any public health facility at the prescribed time to be immunised.
  3. Participate in interview and assessment.
  4. Receive vaccination(s).
  5. Receive or update Immunization Card with return appointment.
  6. Honour all subsequent appointments and recommendation.
  7. Report any adverse event associated with the receipt of the vaccine given.
Application Form(s) 
  • Registration form
  • Encounter sheet
  • Immunisation index card
  • Immunisation card
Supporting Documents 

National legal photo identification – passport, driver’s licence or voter’s card

Turn-around time 

This varies by the number of patients at the clinic, but is usually under 4 hours.
Deadline 

Persons should keep the appointments according to the prescribed schedule.
Related Fee(s) 

There are no fees associated with this service.

For more information please contact 

New Providence

Anne’s Town Clinic
Williams Lane & Kemp Rd
P.O. Box N-3729
Nassau
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 393-0300
e-mail: dphe_AnnesTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Blue Hill Road Clinic
Blue Hill Rd
P.O. Box N-3729
Nassau
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 323-5553
Fax. (242) 325-8076
e-mail: dphe_BlueHill@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Elizabeth Estates Clinic
Prince Charles Drive
P.O. Box N-3729
Nassau
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 324-2923 / 7
Fax.(242) 364-2042
e-mail: dphe_ElizabethEstates@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Flamingo Gardens Clinic
Carmichael Rd
P.O. Box N-3729
Nassau
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 361-6430 / 1
Fax.(242)327-6429
e-mail: dphe_FlamingoGardens@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Fleming Street Clinic
Fleming Street
P.O. Box N-3729
Nassau
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 322-6748 / 9
Fax.(242) 322-6719
e-mail: dphe_FlemingStreet@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Fox Hill Clinic
Bernard Road
P.O. Box N-3729
Fox Hill
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 324-3255
Fax.(242) 324-9363
e-mail: dphe_FoxHill@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Gambier Clinic
Douglas Rd
P.O. Box N-3729
Nassau
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 327-8354
e-mail: dphe_Gambier@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

South Beach Health Centre
South Beach Road
P.O. Box N-3729
South Beach
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 392-2123 - 6
Fax.(242) 392-1781
e-mail: dphe_SouthBeach@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Abaco

Cooper's Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Cooper’s Town, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 365-0300
Fax.(242) 365-0301
e-mail: dphe_CoopersTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Crossing Rock Community Clinic
General Delivery
Crossing Rock, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 365-3257
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Fox Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Fox Town, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 365-2172
Fax.(242) 365-2173
e-mail: dphe_FoxTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Green Turtle Cay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Green Turtle Cay, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 365-4028
e-mail: dphe_GreenTurtleCay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Hope Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Hope Town, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 366-0108
e-mail: dphe_HopeTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Man O War Cay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Man O War Cay, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 365-6081
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Marsh Harbour Community Clinic
General Delivery
Marsh Harbour, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 367-2510 / 4594
Fax.(242) 367-4470
e-mail: dphe_MarshHarbour@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Moore's Island Community Clinic
General Delivery
Moore’s Island, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 366-6105
e-mail: dphe_MooresIsland@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Sandy Point Community Clinic
General Delivery
Sandy Point, Abaco
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 366-4010
Fax.(242) 366-4411
e-mail: dphe_SandyPoint@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Acklins

Spring Point Community Clinic
General Delivery
Spring Point, Acklins
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 344-2172
Fax.(242) 344-3672
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Masons Bay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Masons Bay, Acklins
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 344-3539
Fax.(242) 344-2197
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Andros

Bowen Sound Community Clinic
General Delivery
Bowen Sound, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 368-4059
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Cargill Creek Community Clinic
General Delivery
Cargill Creek, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 369-5067
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Fresh Creek Community Clinic
General Delivery
Fresh Creek, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 368-2038
Fax.(242) 368-2311 or 369-4894
e-mail: dphe_FreshCreek@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Johnson’s Bay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Johnson’s Bay, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 368-6067
Fax.(242) 369-0594
e-mail: dphe_JohnsonsBay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Kemp’s Bay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Kemp’s Bay, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 369-4849
Fax. (242) 369-4894
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Mangrove Cay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Mangrove Cay, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 369-0089
Fax.(242) 369-0594
e-mail: dphe_MangroveCay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Mastic Point Community Clinic
General Delivery
Mastic Point, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 329-3055
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Nicholl's Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Nicholl’s Town, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 329-2055
Fax.(242) 329-2134
e-mail: dphe_NichollsTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Stanyard Creek Community Clinic
General Delivery
Stanyard Creek, Andros
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 368-5238
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Bimini

Alice Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Alice Town, Bimini
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 347-2210
Fax.(242) 347-2086
e-mail: dphe_AliceTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Baily Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Baily Town, Bimini
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 347-2040
Fax. (242) 347-2086
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Berry Island

Bullock's Harbour Community Clinic
General Delivery
Bullocks Harbour, Berry Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 367-8400
Fax. (242) 367-8295
e-mail: dphe_BerryIslands@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Cat Island

Bain Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Bain Town, Cat Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 342-5057
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

New Bight Community Clinic
General Delivery
Bight, Cat Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 342-3121
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

The Bight Community Clinic
General Delivery
Bight, Cat Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 3424049
e-mail: dphe_OldBight@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Orange Creek Community Clinic
General Delivery
Orange Creek, Cat Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 354-4050
Fax.(242) 342-2077
e-mail: dphe_OrangeCreek@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Smiths Bay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Smiths Bay, Cat Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 342-2160
Fax.(242) 342-3026
e-mail: dphe_SmithsBay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Crooked Island

Colonel Hill Community Clinic
General Delivery
Colonel Hill, Crooked Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 344-2350
Fax.(242) 369-0186
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Landrail Point Community Clinic
General Delivery
Landrail Point, Crooked Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 344-2166
Fax.(242) 344-2590
e-mail: dphe_LandrailPoint@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Eleuthera

Bluff Community Clinic
General Delivery
Bluff, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 335-1122
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Governor's Harbour Community Clinic
General Delivery
Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 332-2774
Fax.(242) 332-2001
e-mail: dphe_GovernorsHarbour@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Gregory Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Gregory Town, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 335-5108
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Hatchet Bay/Alice Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 335-0091
e-mail: dphe_HatchetBay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Harbour Island Community Clinic
General Delivery
Harbour Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 333-2227
Fax.(242) 333-3074
e-mail: dphe_HarbourIsland@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Lower Bogue Community Clinic
General Delivery
Lower Bogue, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 335-1089
Fax.(242) 335-1089
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Palmetto Point Community Clinic
General Delivery
Palmetto Point, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 335-1520
e-mail: dphe_PalmettoPoint@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Rock Sound Community Clinic
General Delivery
Rock Sound, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 334-2226 or 344-2139
Fax. (242) 344-2115
e-mail: dphe_RockSound@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Savannah Sound Community Clinic
General Delivery
Savannah Sound, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 332-6027
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Spanish Wells Community Clinic
General Delivery
Spanish Wells, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 333-4064
Fax.(242) 333-5146
e-mail: dphe_SpanishWells@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Tarpum Bay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 334-4102
e-mail: dphe_TarpumBay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Wemyss Bight Community Clinic
General Delivery
Wemyss Bight, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 334-0077
e-mail: dphe_WemyssBight@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Green Castle Community Clinic
General Delivery
Green Castle, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 334-6419
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

James Cistern Community Clinic
General Delivery
James Cistern, Eleuthera
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 335-6201
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Exuma

Black Point Community Clinic
General Delivery
Black Point, Exuma
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 355-3007
e-mail: dphe_BlackPoint@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Forbes Hill Community Clinic
General Delivery
Forbes Hill, Exuma
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 345-4246
Fax.(242) 336-2089
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

George Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Georgetown , Exuma
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 336-2088
Fax.(242) 336-2089 or 358-0052
e-mail: dphe_GeorgeTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Steventon Community Clinic
General Delivery
Steventon, Exuma
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 358-0053
Fax.(242) 358-0052
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Grand Bahama

Eight Mile Rock Community Clinic
General Delivery
Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 348-2227
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Grand Cay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Grand Cay, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 353-1244
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Hawksbill Community Clinic
General Delivery
Hawksbill, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 352-7722
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

High Rock Community Clinic
General Delivery
High Rock, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 353-5600
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

McCleans Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
McCleans Town, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 353-7030
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Sweeting's Cay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Sweeting’s Cay, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 353-2178
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

West End Community Clinic
General Delivery
West End, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 346-6463
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Inagua

Matthew Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Matthew Town, Inagua
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 339-1249
Fax.(242) 339-1452
e-mail: dphe_MatthewTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Mayaguana

Abraham's Bay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Abrahams’s Bay, Mayaguana
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 339-3109
e-mail: dphe_AbrahamsBay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Long Island

Clarence Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Clarence Town, Long Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 337-3333
e-mail: dphe_ClarenceTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Deadman's Cay Community Clinic
General Delivery
Deadman’s Cay, Long Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 337-1222 / 42
Fax.(242) 337-1223
e-mail: dphe_DeadmansCay@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Simms Community Clinic
General Delivery
Simms, Long Island
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 338-8488
Fax.(242) 337-8441
e-mail: dphe_SimmsLongIsland@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Ragged Island

Duncan Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Duncan Town, R.I.
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 344-1560
Fax.(242) 344-1536
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Rum Cay

Port Nelson Community Clinic
General Delivery
Port Nelson, Rum Cay
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 331-2104
e-mail: dphe_PortNelson@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

San Salvador

Cockburn Town Community Clinic
General Delivery
Cockburn Town, San Salvador
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 331-2105-6
Fax.(242) 331-2108
e-mail: dphe_CockburnTown@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

United Estates Community Clinic
General Delivery
United Estates, San Salvador
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 331-2210
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

 
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Poinciana Building Meeting & Augusta Street
P. O. Box N 3730
Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
healthgeneral@bahamas.gov.bs
Phone: (242) 502-4700 or 502-4877
Fax: (242) 502-4711
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